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Swami Vivekananda's Ancestral House

3 Gourmohan Mukherjee Street, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Swami Vivekananda's place

Swami Vivekananda is one of the eminent person from Bengal and this is his ancestral house. you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sonam b
Historical [place redeveloped.....to it grandeur

Historical [place redeveloped.....to it grandeur. Maintained by Ramkrishna missions , place is very... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2018
smitaban
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Mumbai, India
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3 Gourmohan Mukherjee Street, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Swami Vivekananda is one of the eminent person from Bengal and this is his ancestral house. you would need a guide to understand the artifacts.Also it is now owned by Ramakrishna mission, who has done restoration work

1  Thank sonam b
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Historical [place redeveloped.....to it grandeur. Maintained by Ramkrishna missions , place is very beautiful ,. Serene and peaceful right at the heart of the Corwallis street.....

1  Thank smitaban
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This huge mansion belonged to Swamiji's father and ancestors. It was occupied by many till 2003 when Ramkrishna mission acquired after decades of efforts. They have done excellent job in restoration. Restored structure is as it could have been. Bedrooms of His family members, room...More

Thank swamiji_drupad
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

Over time, the ancestral house of Vivekananda became dilapidated. In 1962, Ramakrishna Mission authorities decided to acquire the property and turn it into a museum. In May 1999, the Ramakrishna Mission acquired the land and the adjacent plot through the Government of West Bengal. Take...More

1  Thank dipakone
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

A must see attraction in Kolkata. Need a guide to explain the various rooms and artifacts. Would like to visit again and spend more time - we have less than an hour.

Thank thingsthatareunique
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

If you are curious about Swami Vivekananda, you have to visit this place. It's worth to try if you are in Kolkata

Thank Sysilia
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

one must visit to this place in kolkata where our great hero swami vivekananda spent his child hood.if u have read the biography of swami vivekananda before your visit to swami vivekanada's house then u can enjoy the place more.Ramakrishna mission did a great work...More

1  Thank swastini
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

I remember Amarchitra katha pictures when I visited SVKs ancestral house. Its amazing, exactly like in book. A place you must visit and appreciate. Well maintained

Thank nandinidholepat
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

The ancestral home of swami Vivekananda's has been converted to a museum cum educational center with a library and auditorium. There are lectures on the ideas and vision of swami Vivekananda's. The educational center encourages youth programs and they also develop an interest in the...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

A must see location. A place where great saint of India was born. Should visit with family, show them the history.

Thank Amitpat
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gautam571
28 April 2017|
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Response from sudippal77 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for replying late. Some details about timing, address nd contact details - Address: 105, Vivekananda Road, Kolkata, West Bengal 700006 Hours: 10AM–12:30PM, 2–5PM Phone: 033 2257 0213
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PRRM
9 December 2016|
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Response from BongBlogger | Reviewed this property |
There is no entry fee. Any day you can visit the place but during day time. The house open for public in special occasions like 23rd January / 15th August.
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