Places To Visit In Santiniketan

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Here are the top 14 tourist attractions to see in Santiniketan:

1. Tagore's ashrama


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Tagore's ashrama

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One of the most valued places in all of Santiniketan, Tagore's Aashram is located in the Uttrayan Complex. It is the place that Tagore's father first built when he arrived many years ago.

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2. Amar Kutir


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Amar Kutir

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Located in close vicinity of the University, Amar Kutir showcases a number of locally made handicrafts, including leather printed bags, printed cloth etc.

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3. Rabindra Bhaban Museum


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Rabindra Bhaban Museum

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The museum is perhaps the most satisfying place for your historical inquisitiveness. Built back in 1961, it houses some of Tagore's original manuscripts, letters, documents, paintings, certificates and photographs.

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4. Chattimtala


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Chattimtala

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This place was the meditation spot of Tagore's Father, Maharshi Debendranath Tagore. A scholar himself, he advocated meditation and introspection as the keys to success and world progress.

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Top Hotels in Santiniketan

  • Swapnonir

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  • Panthashala Guest House

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  • Muktadhara Guest House

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5. Khoai Mela

Khoai Mela

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If you want to attend this fair, you will have to plan your trip around a Saturday. The fair starts at 4 am in the morning and artisans from all the nearby places set up stalls. Household items, Handicrafts, clothes etc are sold in plentiful

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6. Prayer hall- Upasna Ghar

Prayer hall- Upasna Ghar

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The prayer hall is one of the most stunning buildings in all of Santiniketan. Made from Belgian Glass, the hall Is also called Kanch Mandir, which derives its name from the glass laden walls (kanch means glass in Bengali).

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7. Kala Bhavan

Kala Bhavan

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Kala Bhavan, as the name suggests, promotes art among the students. The place focuses on developing the artistic bent among its patrons and very aptly also has the most beautifully done block.

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8. Deer Park

Deer Park

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About 3 km from the main campus is the Ballavpur forest. The forest shelters a naturally bred large family of deer. It is now known as the deer park.

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9. Kankalitala

Kankalitala

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The small rural town is located about 7 km from Santiniketan. The drive, and if you prefer the walk, takes you through the beautiful landscape of semi urban India.

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10. Uttrayan Complex

Uttrayan Complex

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The Uttrayan complex takes you down Tagore's memory lane. The one particularly worth seeing is Udayan, where Tagore lived. The beautiful heritage building is very well maintained.

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11. China Bhavan

China Bhavan

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Santiniketan comprises many academic blocks, each dedicated to a separate branch of study. The China Bhavan, as per its name, focuses on studying of Chinese Culture, traditions and language.

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12. Poush Mela

Poush Mela

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One of the most celebrated events of the year, the Poush mela is held every year in late December to mark the harvest season. The mela sees local artisans and tourists from all over the country coming together in this spirit of celebration.

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13. Sangeet bhavan

Sangeet bhavan

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The Sangeet Bhavan is the block that fosters talents of Music and Dance. Regular practices are held and one can see students taking singing or dancing lessons at all times in the day.

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14. Nippon Bhavan

Nippon Bhavan

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Nippon Bhavana, just like the China Bhawan, aims to foster Japanese- Indo relations. The Centre, though located in the main campus is an autonomous body and not controlled by the university.

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