Tour Delights in Santiniketan

Posted On November 15, 2013 

Santiniketan is a beautiful city in the district of Birbhum in the state of West Bengal in India. It is a lovely historic destination and forms a great urban set up. The town has the great University Visva Bharati, which was founded by Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore in the year 1921. In the year 1951, it was recognized as a University.

One usually reaches Shantiniketan by taking a train to Bolpur, which is the nearest station to this lovely place. Tourists enjoy taking the rides on the cycle rickshaws, which are an easy means of transport. Also just taking a stroll around the entire region and exploring the areas provides you with a sense of delight and enthusiasm.

Beautiful place in Santiniketan

The Tagore’s Ashram is an attraction where tourists love to go around enjoying the simple pleasures of the constructions and the other structures. It was Rabindranath Tagore’s father Maharshi Devendranath Tagore who built a guest house and named it Santiniketan. This is a beautiful area filled with visual delights with the banyan tree as the major attraction.

Visit the Chhatimtala, which is a calm prayer place.

 Tagore Santiniketan Ashram

The Brahma Mandir is another place of meditation. The frescoes, sculptures and the lovely constructions here make up the major tour delights.

The Uttarayan complex is another fascinating complex with many buildings that are linked to the memory of Tagore’s childhood. You also have the Rabindra Bhaban Museum, which is also known by the name of Bichitra. It has been built in the year 1961. It has letters, manuscripts, documents, plaques, medals, photographs, paintings and is famous for Poush Mela. With handicrafts like cloth, batiks, dokra and other articles famous here, Santiniketan is a lovely place to visit.

Rabindra Bhavan Museum

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