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Jorasanko Thakurbari

Thakurbari is the house of the Tagores, located at Jorasanko in north Kolkata. It is an 18th century complex built by Prince Dwarkanath Tagore, the grandfather of Rabindranath Tagore. There are several buildings in the complex. Rabindranath Tagore, the famous scholar and poet, was born here. Today it houses a museum and a university called Rabindra Bharati University, which specializes in fine arts. The Bengali light-and-sound show is arranged here on a regular basis.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Kolkata
Location: Kolkata    


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