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Gauripur Tagore House, Kalimpong Details – Tagore House Heritage Sightseeing Tourist Spot in Kalimpong



Details of Gauripur Tagore House, Kalimpong – how to go to Gauripur Tagore House, Kalimpong, best time to visit Gauripur Tagore House Kalimpong when to go, where to stay at Gauripur Tagore House, Kalimpong, Hotels lodges guest houses near Gauripur Tagore House, Kalimpong, places to visit near Gauripur Tagore House, Kalimpong sightseeing tourist spots. All details about Gauripur Tagore House, Kalimpong.

Kalimpong’s Gauripur Tagore House, the summer home of Kabiguru Rabindra Nath Tagore, where he penned so many unforgettable poems and also recited ‘Janmadin’ poem Live on All India Radio over telephone. Let’s check out few more details of Gauripur Tagore House of Kalimpong.

Gauripur Tagore House, Kalimpong

Significance of Gauripur Tagore House, Kalimpong: - Let’s check out why Gauripur Tagore House of Kalimpong is famous (popular) and attracts tourists. Tagore House of Kalimpong is also known as 'Chitra Bhanu', 'Protima Tagore House', and 'Gauripur House'. Kabiguru Rabindranath Tagore's daughter-in-law Protima Tagore built this House to train women of Hills in Arts & Crafts way back in 1930's. Kalimpong's Chitra Bhanu later on became Kabi Guru Rabindranath Tagore's summer destination because whenever Rabindra Nath Tagore visited Kalimpong, he stayed here. Rabindranath Tagore had celebrated his 78th Birthday in Gauripur House of Kalimpong. Kabiguru wrote few poems named 'Janmadin', Jaksha', 'Maya' & 'Jarathikali' in the year 1938 when Rabindra Nath Tagore stayed here at Gauripur House, Kalimpong for almost 52 days. After 2 years, in the year 1940 Kabiguru Rabindra Nath Tagore penned poems named 'Jalil Sansar', 'Apaghat', 'Namkaran' etc. On 25th April 1940 [25 Baisakh, 1345 Bengali Calendar], Rabindranath Tagore recited his poem 'Janmadin' from this Gauripur Tagore House of Kalimpong through telephone system and broadcast live on All India Radio. This is the first ever Telephone Line connected Kalimpong & Kolkata. Kabiguru's last visit to Gauripur House of Kalimpong was on 28th September, 1954.

The recent condition of this Heritage House is not well because Gauripur House of Kalimpong is now in ruins. Kalimpong's Tagore House (Gauripur House) was damaged highly in September 2011 because of Earthquake in North-East India. Heritage House i.e., Tagore House of Kalimpong is now surrounded by overgrowth grass & weeds and the structure itself is on the verge of collapsing any moment.

Best time to visit Gauripur Tagore House, Kalimpong: - It’s highly recommended to avoid Rainy (Monsoon) season to visit Gauripur Tagore House of Kalimpong because road condition is very poor and surrounded by overgrowth plants. Other than monsoon, you can visit in any other season.

Nearby places to visit from Gauripur Tagore House, Kalimpong: - There are so many tourist spots nearby Gauripur Tagore House of Kalimpong and they are Durpin Monastery, Army Golf Course, Morgan House, Rishi Bankim Park, Cactus Nursery, Deolo Hill, Hanuman Temple, Mangal Dham Mandir etc.

How to go to Gauripur Tagore House? Route map of Gauripur Tagore House, Kalimpong: - Now, let’s discuss where is Gauripur Tagore House, Kalimpong and which route to follow to go to Gauripur Tagore House. Many of local people don’t know where ‘Tagore House’ in Kalimpong is. Gauripur Tagore House is situated 2-Kms away from Kalimpong Market towards Army Golf Club. You need to reserve a car for travelling Tagore House of Kalimpong because no share car route is available to reach this heritage house.

Accommodations near Gauripur Tagore House, Kalimpong: - Now, let’s check out hotels, lodges, or any kind of rooms on rent are available or not near to Gauripur Tagore House. Hotels, Home-stays & Resorts are there nearby Kalimpong Market area.

Watch this small video of Gauripur Tagore House of Kalimpong to see the recent condition of this Heritage House.
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