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Address: Kolkata (Calcutta), India

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Historic Mansion House - Home of Tagore (Author of Gitanjali)

Very interesting historic house, formerly the home of Rabindranath Tagore, visionary, poet, teacher and revisionist Hindu priest. Excellent commentary in English and photographs... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 February 2017
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Kensington, London
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Charlotte
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Author Rabindranath Tagore's home is a beautiful place to stop for an hour while in Calcutta. The mansion itself is beautiful...much like Tagore's prose. The art collection is interesting, but nothing out of this world. The best part is simply learning a little bit about this very interesting man.

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Kensington, London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

Very interesting historic house, formerly the home of Rabindranath Tagore, visionary, poet, teacher and revisionist Hindu priest. Excellent commentary in English and photographs give a glimpse into the lives of this Nobel Prize winning poet and teacher and his extended family. Traditional classical music gives a feel of the atmosphere in the house when Tagore welcomed musicians, poets and others... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Beautiful mansion, the former home of one of Calcutta's most famous residents. Tagore still comes alive here.

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Thank Arthur G
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Tagore House was the family home of the nineteenth century philosopher , writer , poet and painter and Nobel Prize winner Rabindranath Tagore . It was built in the latter half of the eighteenth century and is a unique example of a house of a wealthy Bengali family ; the great man was born and died here . There are... More 

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Thank ALISON H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is one of the famous place in Kolkata. This place Kabiguru Rabindranath Tagore was leave. People are visit this place.

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Thank Amit P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Tagore is the preeminent poet of India. He wrote our National Anthem in his mother tongue of Bengali. As always poems lose a lot when translated but he was a true literary genius. He also won the Nobel Prize for Literature. Great to see his home and examples of his artistic prowess. Definately worth a visit.

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Thank Mohana R
Bhubaneswar, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

it is my one of the best fab place ever that i must take a visit when travel to kolkata now also i feel that rabindranath is now alive

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

For those who want an insight into the life, the spirituality and the creative genius of Tagore, this place is a goldmine. It's off Central Avenue aka C.R.Avenue, it's ashort walk away from Girish Park, close to Girish Park metro station. There is a museum, well maintained.The room, the furnitures used by the Poet are maintained as it was.The life... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Tagore’s House, now the Rabindar Bharati Museum, is testimony to his influence way beyond Bengal. There are a number of galleries recording his trips abroad sponsored by cultural institutions and governments from China, Japan, Hungary, Russia and the US. (No cameras inside the shrine). As well as the rooms where he was born, lived and died.

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Thank AP D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Best House to see in Kolkata. 1----- good properties/ well maintained. 2-----No photography inside. 3 ---- fees are nominal /Timing---- 10am. To 4pm.) 4----- The house where "Ravindranath Tagore" born & Take his last breath. 5---- Can see what a great work done in their lifespan 6----History lover must see this. Don't forget to show Your children.(The great personality, Writer... More 

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