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Vivekananda House

Main Road | Front Of Marina Beach, Chennai (Madras), India
+91 44 2844 6188
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This is the building in which Swami Vivekananda stayed for 9 days. It is now converted into... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Manjunath V
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Bengaluru, India
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It was a nice place for the followers of vivekananda.some more development can be done.and it can... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
avivani
,
Indore, India
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Main Road | Front Of Marina Beach, Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is the building in which Swami Vivekananda stayed for 9 days. It is now converted into memorial. It houses rare photographs of Swami Vivekananda along great personalities of his era. It is located opposite to Famous Marina beach. Must visit if you are near...More

Thank Manjunath V
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It was a nice place for the followers of vivekananda.some more development can be done.and it can be a more attractive place.

Thank avivani
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome place Chennai is one of the best place to visit. The weather is very humid. The communication is awesome. People are very helpful. Most of them can understand english therefore language was not a barrier. Sea beaches, malls are must to visit. The traffic...More

Thank Keertan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Vivekananda house near marina beach is very good place for mediation,very silent place,this place tells about vivekananda life history.

Thank Janani P
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Vivekananadar Illam (House in Tamil) is a Must see in Chennai is a Majestic Heritage Building on the Kamarajar Salai or Marina Promenade over looking the Ocean. The Century+ old building, is owned by the Government and administered by the Ramakrishna Mission. It houses A...More

Thank B R S
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

VIVEKful work here means full of wisdom ...Not only the walls and posters even staff working there also has a high level of wisdom.

Thank Prasad B
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

this is the place Swamiji stayed in when he came to chennai and has been preserved as a museum in his memory. has lots of rare pictures, some video shows and a lovely ultra peaceful meditation ro0m.

Thank neeleshkulkarni
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Excellent architecture, divine and spiritual place which was ince used by Swami Vivekanand. It is not to miss !!

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

A disciple of Ramakrishna, Swami Vivekananda, was born into an aristocratic family in Calcutta and was inclined to spirituality from a young age. A great intellect and ability to communicate combined when he travelled to the USA to lecture on the Indian philosophies of Yoga...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

one cannot miss this majestic building on the way to the marina beach. it is a white building right opposite the beach and is very well maintained.

Thank pnssnp
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