Santiniketan Tourism, India

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Shantiniketan (Bengali: শান্তিনিকেতন Shantiniketôn) is a small town near Bolpur in the Birbhum district of West Bengal, India, approximately 160 km north of Kolkata (formerly Calcutta). It was established by Maharshi Devendranath Tagore, and later expanded by his son Rabindranath Tagore whose vision became what is now a university town, Visva-Bharati University.

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Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Santiniketan, India. Explore Santiniketan travel guide before you plan your trip here. The nearest major city to Santiniketan is Kolkata. Attractions in Kolkata include The Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge, Belur Math Shrine. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Santiniketan.

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Facts and Stats for Santiniketan*

  • Pollution Statistics in Santiniketan

    Know the pollution level of Santiniketan before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 75 (High)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 100 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Living in Santiniketan - Quality of Life

    • Pollution Index 72.41 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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