VIVEKANANDA HOUSE, CHENNAI, CHENNAI

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Vivekananda House popularly known as Vivekanadar Illam is located on the shores of Bay of Bengal facing the Marina Beach. The house once served as godowns to store the ice blocks bought from Great Lakes of North America by British. Swami Vivekananda stayed in this house for nine days in 1897. Now maintained by Ramakrishna Math, Vivekananda House now houses a Permanent Exhibition on Indian Culture and Swami Vivekananda’s Life.

Many paintings of Swamiji and various artworks depicting the Indian Culture is on display at Vivekananda House.

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Historical, Heritage
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Tamil & English
Altitude
8m
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Maverick
Jul 09, 2014
Remains closed on public holidays and Wednesdays. Also between 12PM – 3PM everyday.
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Maverick
Maverick
Jul 09, 2014
Meditation & Yoga classes are held on Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings; contact the museum officials for further details.
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