Tourist Places in Santiniketan

Places to Visit in Santiniketan

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Santiniketan Average Rating - 5.8/7 1 based on 2225 Ratings

Santiniketan is mostly preferred by travellers from Kolkata, Naihati. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Santiniketan is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Group. The best season or months to visit places in Santiniketan are February, March, August, September, October, November, December. There are 16 tourist places in Santiniketan, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Santiniketan can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Santiniketan for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Santiniketan Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Santiniketan, browse through photos & pictures, explore Santiniketan using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Santiniketan, which are great places to visit, are Cheena Bhavan, Uttarayan Complex, Rabindra Bhavan, Vidya Bhavan, Chhatimtala. Santiniketan can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

Santiniketan Tourist Places



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Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan
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14 Ratings & 13 Reviews
"Visva-Bharati"Jul 26, 2016 "Best known university"Dec 27, 2015
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Tagore's Ashrama, Santiniketan
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Tourists visiting Tagore’s Ashrama can get guides from the entrance of Rabindra Bhaban or Uttarayan Complex. In 1863, this area saw its first building being constructed, which was a guesthouse constructed by Rabindranath Tagore’s father Maharshi Devendranath... Read More »
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Amar Kutir, Santiniketan
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Tourists interested in purchasing handicrafts and artefacts can visit Amar Kutir, which is located close to Santiniketan. Amar Kutir was a society or a cooperative movement by Rabindranath Tagore, to aid and develop the art and craft of the village folk. This... Read More »
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Rabindra Bhavan, Santiniketan
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Rabindra Bhavan was established in Santiniketan in 1942, which stands on the shores of the River Kopai in West Bengal’s Birbhum District. Santiniketan houses the international university of Viswa Bharati, the foundation of which was laid by Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore as... Read More »
"Restores Rabindranath"Nov 20, 2015
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Chhatimtala, Santiniketan
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"Peaceful Destination"Nov 20, 2015
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Sangeet Bhavan, Santiniketan
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In the year 1919, Rabindranath Tagore had set up Sangeet Bhavana as a centre for promoting folk dance, arts, drama and music. Providing training in Hindustani classical instrumental music, vocal music and Rabindrasangeet are the speciality of this centre. It also teaches... Read More »
"Abode of Music"Nov 20, 2015 "For art and music lovers"Apr 8, 2014
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Kala Bhavana, Santiniketan
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In 1919, Rabindranath Tagore established Kala Bhavan, the centre for study and research in visual arts in India, in the complex of Viswa Bharati University. The subjects offered here include history of art, painting, sculpture, graphics and artistic design on which graduate... Read More »
"Creation of artists"Nov 20, 2015 "For art lovers"Nov 6, 2013
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Sriniketan, Santiniketan
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In 1992, Sriniketan, a centre for rural reconstruction was established in Santiniketan. Sriniketan also has a department devoted to the studies of the socio-economic problems of India. This centre focuses on education related to agriculture, handicrafts, cottage industries,... Read More »
"Real peaceful place"Nov 21, 2016 "A worthy place to visit"Dec 20, 2015
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Patha Bhavan, Santiniketan
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There are two institutions in Santiniketan that are associated with the Viswa- Bharati University offering primary and secondary education. One is Shiksha Satra and the other is Patha Bhavana. In 1901, the Brahmacharya School of Patha Bhavana was established by Rabindranath... Read More »
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Uttarayan Complex, Santiniketan
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Uttarayan Complex is the place where Rabindranath Tagore used to live and is hence a very popular location. The entire complex is divided into many buildings in varying architectural styles. Tagore’s five houses inside the Uttarayan Complex are Udichi, Udayana,... Read More »
"Home to Tagore"Nov 20, 2015
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Cheena Bhavan, Santiniketan
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There is a centre in Santiniketan that focuses on developing relationship between India and China. This centre for studying about China is known as Cheena Bhavan that promotes the liaison between the two nations. The Chinese society and culture are researched deeply in... Read More »
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Ballavpur Wildlife Sanctuary, Santiniketan
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Vidya Bhavan, Santiniketan
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In 1925, Rabindranath Tagore founded Vidya Bhavan, which is the study centre for the social sciences and humanities. It is situated in Santiniketan’s Viswa Bharati University complex. Here regular graduate and undergraduate courses are offered. For international... Read More »
"Place for studies"Nov 20, 2015
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Hindi Bhavan, Santiniketan
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Rabindranath Tagore understood the importance of the language Hindi in integrating the Indian society, so a centre for learning Hindi was also established inside Santiniketan that is named Hindi Bhavana. Here advanced classes in Hindi are imparted to students giving a... Read More »
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Siksha Bhavan, Santiniketan
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‘Siksha’ is the word for science in Sanskrit and Siksha Bhavan means a centre for studying science. This centre like all the bhavans, was established by Rabindranath Tagore, which is situated inside the campus of Viswa Bharati University. Here Graduate and... Read More »
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Nippon Bhavan, Santiniketan
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The Nippon Bhavan is an independent centre that is not controlled by Viswa Bharati University and its programs are carried out by direct contact and exchange with Japan. It collaborates with some centres of the University and the department of Japanese studies is currently... Read More »

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Chhatimtala, Santiniketan

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Patha Bhavan, Santiniketan

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Chhatimtala, Santiniketan

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