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Jorasanko Thakur Bari

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Address: 6/4 Dwarakanath Tagore Lane | Rabindra Bharati University Campus, Jorasanko, Kolkata (Calcutta), India

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A Homeage to Kabiguru Rabindranath--"JORASANKO"

Jorashanko Thakurbari and Rabindra Bharati University is the same arena, not to get confused. Location is North Kolkata, just after Girish Park crossing will be at your left if... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
New Delhi, India
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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jorashanko Thakurbari and Rabindra Bharati University is the same arena, not to get confused. Location is North Kolkata, just after Girish Park crossing will be at your left if you are coming from Central Avenue with a huge entrance portraying the "Rabindra Art". Walk 5-7 mins or if you are with your own vehicle parking available at the entrance of... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well kept memoirs and paintings of the Tagore family, this is the family's ancestral house. Nominal entry fee. Lockers with keys provided for bags and cameras. A bit difficult to find.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though knew existence of this place for long time felt bad now that never visited before. . Very emotional experience . Looking back to great poets life , incidences , his works and his travel worldwide . only link were photographs displaying him in several rooms and Melodious peaceful soft tuned instrumental musics of his songs filled the rooms with... More 

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Paradeep, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visit to Jorasanko Takur Bari , the ancestral home of Rabindra Nath Tagore, is a memorable experience. The atmosphere inside the house was enchanting. The museum is worth watching.

Thank psneelambaran
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is the ancestral house of the Thakurs (Tagore) in central Kolkata on Darwakanath Tagore Lane. Here the greatest Indian poet and Nobel laureate Rabindra Nath Tagore was born, lived and died. The building has been converted to Rabindra Bharati University. It is a great place for art and cultural enthusiasts from India and abroad. Rabindra Bharati University organizes regular... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

This house is very important to bengalis. Go at the time of Birthday celebration of Tagore. Various programs being held that time every year.

Thank raythealchemist
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

This is an iconic place. But its hardly patronised. Few tourists and locals amble in but that is all. The place is maintained by the State Govt but without any proper promotion. The place is located in one of the poorest settings possible to be a tourist place. No effort to improve it. Its basically a museum. The place has... More 

Thank Dev1972
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

The House is an architectural attraction of course, Kolkata once known as "The City of Palaces" - its a Palace. It aura is in the feeling that it was the house of Rabindranath Tagore.. Nobel Laureate and creator of immense Literature that perhaps supercedes the literary creations of Shakespeare. Rabindranath Tagore is a name whose works are being researched throughout... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

It was a rainy day raining profusely when we decided to go on touring old Kolkata (North). Travelled by Tram, Jorasanko is a place near Chitpur. A big palace, now maintained by the State Govt, Heritage site. The place where Rabindranath Tagore was born, historical walkthrough. There is an entry fee at the entrance but it is worth visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is very peaceful place to visit. One can understand the culture and heritage of Bengal of that period. It display the Tagore's life and work efficiently. Well maintained and must visit in Kolkata.

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