Jorasanko Thakur Bari, Kolkata (Calcutta)

Admire a red, three-story colonial mansion with cream bordures, latticed guardrails, and dark green louvers at Jorasanko Thakur Bari, the ancestral home of the Tagore family. Built in 1785, the complex now houses Rabindra Bharati University. The main building in which Rabindranath Tagore, the poet and first non-European Nobel laureate, was born and died has now been converted into a museum. See a photo exhibition and personal belongings of Rabindranath, as well as some of his paintings. Relax in the green inner courtyard of this 35,000 sq m (376,737 sq ft) complex, and see a Soviet-made bust of Tagore on a marble pedestal. Add Jorasanko Thakur Bari to your Kolkata (Calcutta) travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Kolkata (Calcutta) online trip itinerary maker .
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  • September 27, 2017
    This is the ancestral home of Rabindranath Tagore and so its history .Its popularly called thakur Bari.Its in the northern part of Kolkata and special programmes are held on the birth and death annive...  more »
  • September 26, 2017
    This is a heritage place associated with Kabiguru Rabindranath Tagore - many films and documentaries have been shot here.  more »
  • September 7, 2017
    Rabindranath Tagore’s House Popularly known as the ‘Jorasanko Thakurbari’, Rabindranath Tagore’s ancestral house is now a museum dedicated to the life and works of the Nobel Laureate. The museum has a...  more »

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