Description of the Experience
Tagore's Ashram:When you walk through the area, you will see the first building was actually a guest house built by Maharshi Devendranath Tagore (a father of Rabindranath Tagore) in 1863. It was named Shantiniketan. This entire place was later named after Shantiniketan. Numerous buildings here are associated with Tagore such as Shantiniketan, Nutan Bari, Dehali and Amra Kunj where schoolâ€™s main functions are held.Timings: It is closed on Wednesday. Chhatimtala:It was used to be a meditation or prayer place under the Chhatim tree of Maharshi Devendranath Tagore.Upasana Mandir:It is basically a prayer hall where prayers are offered in the evening with the candles lit around the prayer Hall. It is made of several coloured Belgium glasses with marble steps on all the four sides.Uttarayan complex: The complex has a well laid out garden houses various buildings associated with Rabindranath Tagore where he used to live, namely Udayan,Konark,Shyamli,Punascha and Udichi.Architecture of the buildings is worth seeing.Timings: It is closed on Wednesday.Rabindra Bhavan Museum:The museum called Bichitra houses Tagore's original manuscripts, letter, documents, The Nobel Prize medallion, Plaques, Paintings, and Photographs etc. It was constructed in 1961.Timings: 10.30AM to 4.30PM. It is closed on Wednesday.Amar Kutir: The place where all types of handicrafts like cloth/leather batiks, handlooms etc. are available.
- Enter into a whole new world of serenity by taking this guided tour of Shantiniketan
- Shantiniketan is a small town near Bolpur located 179 km north of Kolkata
- Shantiniketan has the distinct identity of culture and heritage,which gives the place a unique soft touch
- Get to know the places where Rabindra Nath Tagore left his mark and many others that would transport you to another time
- Our expert local amigo will leave you an edifying experience of the place
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