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Gurusaday Museum

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The last bastion of some exquisite Bengali art

Detailed quilting in a variety of Kantha styles. Kalighat paintings with clean and flowing lines... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
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A place less traveled

Once I entered the world of old city called Calcutta I was left with nostalgia and emotional... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Detailed quilting in a variety of Kantha styles. Kalighat paintings with clean and flowing lines speak from a century past. The museum has sketchbooks of painters from the original Kalighat school. A massive wooden carving of a woman giving birth could be a Rodin for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Once I entered the world of old city called Calcutta I was left with nostalgia and emotional emptiness because all is lost here in this museum, however the jewels of the past are still kept here without care , no one knows the place, you...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank sreemak
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The Gurusaday Museum is a folk arts and crafts museum. It's beside Joka Post Office. I liked the pool just in front but it needs to be maintained. Most event's take place at the ground behind the mesuem. During events the pool area is decorated...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Navigate720293
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The Gurusaday Museum on Diamond Harbour Road retains the heritage of Bengal. Based on the passionate lifelong collection of a talented and patriotic Civil Servant who served a wide part of undivided Bengal, the museum has a huge stock of traditional textile items specially Kantha...More

Date of experience: March 2017
3  Thank AsisBandyopadhyay
Reviewed 22 January 2013

Visitors like me are naturally surprised to find the extremely rich collection of brilliant art works depicting the social traditions of West Bengal in Gurusaday Museum in Kolkata. Located about 15 km from Kolkata proper it was established in 1961 by the then Chief Minister...More

Date of experience: August 2012
3  Thank GrainVodka
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