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The name means the abode of peace. Situated at a distance of 212 kilometers from Kolkata, the place is a meditation centre which was founded by Maharshi Debendranath Tagore, father of the Nobel Laureate famous Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore.
The poet established a Brahmo school in 1901 which transforms to the famous Viswa Bharati University in 1922. Viswa Bharati is a residential university. Indian government undertook the university in 1941 and in 1951 it became the Central University. Shantiniketan is a prime tourist spot to Indian as well as international tourists.
- Dwija Biram, Central Library, Deholi, Chatim Tala, Uttarayan Complex, Ghantatala, Shamindra Library, Singha Sadan, Sangeet & Kala Bhaban, Ramkinkar Silpalaya, Bakreshwar (55 kilometers from Shantiniketan), Amarkuthi, Kankalitala (6 kilometers from Shantiniketan) , Sriniketan and Deer Park.
- Four major festivals of Santiniketan are Poush Mela (December), Maghotsab (February), Basanta Utsab (March), Varsha Mangal (July - August), Sharodutsab (October - November).
By Air - Nearest airport is at Kolkata (Kolkata Airport), which is air linked with all major Indian and international cities. Nabadweep is 215 kilometers by road from Netaji Subhas Bose International airport. From Shantiniketan its 3 hour by road.
By Rail – Shantiniketan is an important railhead of the Eastern Railway. Its only 3 to 4 hours journey from Kolkata (Howrah) and numerous trains is available from Kolkata, New Jalpaiguri, Barayuni, Mughalsarai etc.
By Road – It has a decent road network. Bolpur is well connected by bus to and from Kolkata, Burdwan / Bardhaman, Suri, Panagarh, Dumka, Deoghar etc.
This place is also called as the ‘queen of the hills’. This place is invariably a paradise for nature lovers and adventure seekers.
Kaziranga National Park is a Oldest and the most famous sanctuary in Assam bounded by the Brahmaputra river and the Mikir hills in the Golaghat...
Sundarban spreading over an area of 4, 120 square kilometers including water was measured to be 16,000 square kilometers some 200 years ago
Welcome to Visit North East North East Part of India is a travellers delight. North East India consists Indian states of Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim & West Bengal. Although West Bengal is officialy is not a part of North East India, but is the gateway of accessing Read More
Nathu La Nathu La pass is situated around 60 kilometers from Gangtok at an altitude of 4,310 meters / 14,140 feet. The road to Nathu La passes through the Tsomgo Lake is nearly 2 hours drive. The terms ‘Nathu’ and ‘La’ literally mean listening ears and pass respectively in Tibetan language. In 1961, Read More
Tsomgo Lake Tsomgo Lake or Changu Lake is famous tourist an attraction in Sikkim is nearly 42 kilometers from the state capital Gangtok. It is situated at an altitude of nearly 3780 meters / 12,400 feet. The Lake known as The Source of the Lake in Bhutia dialect is ideally located near the Nathu La pass. The lake Read More