Vivekananda House, Chennai (Madras)

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. Make Vivekananda House a part of your Chennai (Madras) vacation plans using our Chennai (Madras) route planner.
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  • Its a pleasant place and nice to see .Meditations do happen here sometimes.One of the must see places for tourists and to be seen for people staying the city.This place is easily accessible as well  more »
  • The exhibition is while lovingly arranged, but not particularly stunning. The photos shown are historically interesting, the friendly 3-D movie is touching, but before those exhibition visits, you should make said smart, otherwise the visit is wasted time.
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  • Vivekananda Museum is a historical building situated near Marina beach. The museum is a significant historical tie to Swami Vivekananda's life. It gives a glimpse of the history of Indian culture. The...  more »

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