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Barathiyar Meseum at Pondicherry

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20 Eswaran Koil Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
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Good place to visit

This is good heritage building to visit... the feel you experience when you are in such heritage... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Andi7374
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Bangalore
A well kept museum

This is neat clean museum. A narrative of the exhibits or a brochure would have helped. The staff... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
yvj123
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Hyderabad, India
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“tamil poet” (2 reviews)
“museum” (8 reviews)
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20 Eswaran Koil Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is good heritage building to visit... the feel you experience when you are in such heritage sites are unbelivable and the design these are built are lessons to learn...Must place to visit..

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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

This is neat clean museum. A narrative of the exhibits or a brochure would have helped. The staff is there to monitor that the people do not touch anything. They do not have much information of the exhibits. Worth a visit but not a very...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Great hospitality , neatly maintained . Had many collections , too many photographs of Bharathiyar and his family . Very many information , its located in a heritage home and is a must see place for Literature/ Bharathiyar lovers !!

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Chinnaswami Subramania Bharati, also known as Bharathiyar (1882 – 1921) , a Tamil writer, poet and journalist, Indian independence activist and social reformer from Tamil Nadu. Known as "Mahakavi Bharati", he was the pioneer of modern Tamil poetry. Though Bharati was considered as a people's...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Really appreciated the way how they have maintained this museum. You will love to see some of the rare snaps. We visited with family and cousins.Good information over all.

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Interesting and absorbing. Tamil Poet & freedom fighter Subramania Bharathi's life history showcased in place where he lived shortly. Felt one's trip to Pondicherry is not complete if this place is not visited. House converted into Museum is well maintained & clean. One can understand...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

It is really a great place.when we enter inside we will have a sense of pride.So many rare photos and rare letters. we should not miss to visit this place.

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Those who manage and created it must be appreciated. The museum gives a highlight of thiru bharathiyar's personal and literary endeavors. Though it's clean and compact in size I wish they had maintained and refurbished his home in it's old form( which is shown in...More

Thank Sai R
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

Subramanya Bharathi was a Tamil poet & a patriot.He had to flee British India due to his activities against the foreign rulers & arrived in Pondicherry in 1908 as a fugitive.He composed some of the finest patriotic & romantic compositions. He built his home here...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2017

Wish even more was made available in English. Barathi was an incredible writer with very progressive ideas (on women, on caste, on colonial oppression). We all can still learn from him. Set in his former home, some effort is made to communicate his place in...More

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