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Vivekananda House, Chennai (Madras)

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Displays about Swami Vivekananda are just part of the appeal of Vivekananda House, a semicircular building built in the 1840s to store ice. The famed "Wandering Monk" stayed here in 1897, preaching to big crowds. Today, a photo exhibit narrates the swami's life--his room is used for meditation. Plan to see Vivekananda House and other attractions that appeal to you using our Chennai (Madras) itinerary maker.
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  • This building was once used by the British to store Ice Blocks and also holds the name "Ice House". This place is a memorial for great Swami Vivekananda which showcase his rare photos and his lifestyl...  more »
  • I fyou are at marina beach during night do have some memorizing images clicked in front of Vivekanad memorial.  more »
  • On returning from Chicago Swami Vivekanenda is believed to have (which was earlier know as the Ice House or Castle Kernan) stayed here in 1897 for nine days and gave lectures. Later Swami Ramakrishnan...  more »

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