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Hidden Gems: On The Trail Of Nobel Laureates In Kolkata

The City of Joy is home to several Nobel Laureates, from writer, artist and poet Rabindranath Tagore to economist Abhijit Banerjee. Here's a list of places to visit in Kolkata to get a glimpse into their lives and works

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Kolkata, the City of Joy has always been a cultural hub and a bibliophile's haven, with independent and specialty bookstorestraces of Soviet Russia, heritage trams, and vintage charm that is reflected in the quaint old houses which have stood the test of time. It is also home to several Nobel Laureates from writer-artist-poet Rabindranath Tagore to economist Abhijit Banerjee. Here is a list of places to visit in Kolkata in the footsteps of the Nobel Laureates, from the house where Rabindranath Tagore was born to the room where Ronald Ross worked on a cure for malaria, the club frequented by CV Raman and more.

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