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Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House

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A salute to the Legend

This place is of historical importance as it is the place where our Legendary President Shri APJ... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Coimbatore, India
Great motivation from an Island

House of Kalam, very proud moments for every Indian who visits the place. First floor is well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ruwais, United Arab Emirates
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This place where Dr APJ Abdul Kalam was born 15th October 1931. In this house his elder brother APJM Marakayar (101) years old lives here with his family.
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Mosque Street, Rameswaram, India
+91 4573 221 365
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It gives you a feel that how a great person can come out from remote places also if you have the strength to be great

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is of historical importance as it is the place where our Legendary President Shri APJ Abdul Kalam was born. Do visit this place when you are in Rameshwaram.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's inspiring to be at the birth place of one of the greatest person of modern India! It gives glimpses of the life and achievements of the great Dr. Kalam! But don't get misled by the taxi driver to be led into a souvenir shop...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

House of Kalam, very proud moments for every Indian who visits the place. First floor is well arranged with APJ Abdul Islam's books and his belongings. Photography and vedio is not allowed in side the hall. You can find his wordings painted on the walls....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sajinthetraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While visiting home, we remembering our most respected missile man, we salute him, we love him great leader and scientist.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PankajDeep
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The house of our honorable former President Mr. A.P.J.Abdul Kalam is so simple with all his memories,The house teaches us how simple was the life of the great man who spent his whole life for Nation and the peoples in Our Nation,He was a great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vijay K
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

This place was the birthplace of the esteemed and beloved president of India, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. The place is a two storeyed building with one floor for curios and relics, One is devoted to his life journey. It’s a humble place for a humble...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Well maintained house of Kalam. A great man of many qualities and still a humble man.Nation needs many Kalams to achieve his dream of a great INDIAN Nation.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Udhbir S
Reviewed 30 October 2018

In memory of great president of India (former) this house is converted to memorial of APJ Abdul Kalam. must visit place to see his old memories and work

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank aInani
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Salute to great scientist of India. Nearby there is store of kalams brother ( our driver told us) we visited that and here you find things at cheaper rate from market.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Probably because of the mindset of people.