Santiniketan Tourism

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.


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.

Santiniketan is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.

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  • The best time to visit santiniketan

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    • The best time to visit Santiniketan is between late August and March. 

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