Vivekananda Museum, Kolkata (Calcutta)

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Ramakrishna Mission Swami Vivekananda's Ancestral House and Cultural Centre is a museum and cultural centre. It is located at 105 Vivekananda Road, Kolkata, India. In this house, Swami Vivekananda (then called Narendranath Datta) was born on 12 January 1863. The house remained Vivekananda's home throughout his childhood and early youth. The cultural centre was inaugurated by the President of India A. P. J. Abdul Kalam.
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  • The house belongs to Swami Vivekananda. A very wonderful and peaceful place to visit. One can learn so many things about him by going there. Currently the house is owned and maintained by the...  more »
  • The house of Swami Vivekananda creates peace and awe in equal measure. Restored from a practically dilapidated structure this has been immaculately restored to what it may have been when Swamiji...  more »

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