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R K Narayan House

15 R K Narayan House Vivekananda Road | Yadavagiri, Mysuru (Mysore) 570020, India
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Nostalgic

The driver surprised us with this visit .. The master story teller ... we never knew something of... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2018
CoolTravelFreak
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Bengaluru, India
Very nicely maintained

Must visit for fans of RK NARAYAN s books. House is kept very clean and tidy. Entry is free. Had a... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
Mukund R
,
Mysuru (Mysore), India
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15 R K Narayan House Vivekananda Road | Yadavagiri, Mysuru (Mysore) 570020, India
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

The driver surprised us with this visit .. The master story teller ... we never knew something of this existed but this was a treat and every penny of Mysuru trip valued ..

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Must visit for fans of RK NARAYAN s books. House is kept very clean and tidy. Entry is free. Had a peaceful time visiting.

1  Thank Mukund R
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

If anyone wants to have a glimpse of where RKN lived may be you can visit this place easy to access this place

Thank CMJ303
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

RK Narayan's home has been restored thanks to the efforts of the Mysore City Corporation. The place where once the celebrated writer lived and conceived many of his stories is today converted into a museum. It houses the accolades bestowed upon R.K. Narayan by various...More

2  Thank yv_Shastry
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

Wasn't aware that the noted author's house in the plush Yadavagiri locality is converted to museum displaying his works and heritage. Was worth checking it out, as it took my younger days memory down the lane to Malgudi!

Thank tan32016
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

R K Narayan was one of the most celebrated Indian writers in English of his times, with classics such as Malgudi Days and Swami and Friends. Awarded major honours such as the Janapith Award, Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan, he achieved great respect and recognition...More

Thank iammanish2015
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Everyone who is a fan of R.K Narayan must visit this place. Mysore was R.K Narayan's inspiration for the fictional town of Malgudi. This is the house where he wrote many of his award winning books. It has been renovated and turned into a museum...More

1  Thank Kavitha K
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

This house siginfies the contribution of RK narayan to the art, culture of Karnataka. The house is named after him as he had lived here for many years

Thank lakjoth
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

I did not find anything extraordinary in this place. This was just like other house in any other city.

Thank garhwaliya
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