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As winter is setting in and the numbers of coronavirus cases are showing a downtrend, Shantiniketan has always been a favourite….

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Famous Shakti Peeth Around Shantiniketan You Must Visit

Shantiniketan is one of the favourite weekend destinations for Bengalis. It is the place where Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore spent most of his life and left a legacy of culture, art and…

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5 Popular Attractions of Shantiniketan that Lured Tourists for Eternity

Bengalis are known to be culturally inclined people who are truly passionate about art, literature,music and all the finer aspects of life. Around 4hours’ drive from Kolkata……

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Weekend Gateway: 5 Offbeat Places in Birbhum You Must Explore

Birbhum – known as ‘the land of the red soil’ is the northernmost district in the Burdwan division of West Bengal. And yes, there is more to Birbhum, apart from Shantiniketan. Situated in the Gangetic plain and partly…

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Three reasons why staying at a homestay is always preferable to staying in a hotel

 As times are changing, a major travel phenomenon has gained a lot of traction, with travel fanatics exhibiting a great deal of interest in homestays to meet the changing demands of Indian travellers. Folks claim, “Residence is where the heart is.” There’s a reason for that. To think about it, the word ‘home’ creates a […]

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Kopai River: Travel for a tranquil weekend escape from the city’s hustle and bustle

River Kopai is defined by its rhythmic and tranquil stream of water, verdant swathes of land, and general tranquillity. Visitors may confuse this for another unremarkable river, but the significance of Kopai in Bengali literature distinguishes it from all the others. Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore penned exquisite poems while sitting on the banks of this […]

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Srijani Shilpagram- The cultural center of Bolpur!

Shilpagram, also known as Srijani Shilpagram, is situated in the Santiniketan region of West Bengal’s Birbhum District. In addition to learning about India’s traditions and culture, tourists may interact with artisans from different states of India at this site. The foundation of Srijani Shilpagram Srijani Shilpagram, the Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre’s cultural village, is located […]

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The Three best places to visit in Santiniketan for an enriching summer vacation

Summer seems to go on forever. In this heat and humidity, Kolkatans are practically pouting. What perfect way to lift your spirits than a quick weekend getaway? Choose a location where you can unwind, enjoy yourselves, and return rejuvenated. Santiniketan is a wise decision because it is much cooler in the summer than in Kolkata. […]

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Santali Culture: A Way of Life, Myths, and Art

Santal’s cultural norms emphasize ethnic identity, as well as social and collective harmony, and community harmony with the spirit of the universe. According to Wikipedia, culture involves the social interactions between individuals within a community as well as their understanding, beliefs, skills, laws, customs, capacities, and habits. Santals’ ‘culture’ is a collective ‘expression’ of their […]

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Bolpur: 3 Must-See Places For A Culturally Enriching Trip in 2022

Bolpur, in West Bengal’s Birbhum district, is one of the country’s most historically and culturally prominent cities. Bolpur is well-known not only in Bengal, but also across the globe. The proximity of this municipality town to Shantiniketan is the most decisive factor in its appeal. You’ll forget you’re in the twenty-first century when you visit […]

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Delve into The Nature Art Musuem at Prakriti Bhavan, Shantiniketan

Prakriti Bhavan Nature Art Museum is located in the Ballavpur neighbourhood of Santiniketan, West Bengal’s Birbhum district, and was envisioned as part of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore’s concept for humankind’s harmonious coexistence with Nature. It is one of the very few museums around the world dedicated completely to Nature’s majesty and wealth, as well as […]

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Lost in divine lunacy, the Bauls of Santiniketan

It’s nearly hard to miss them, or their loud, comprehensive, high-pitched singing, which readily overwhelms the noise of the moving train, if you’re travelling by regional or long-distance railway in the neighbourhood of Santiniketan in West Bengal’s Birbhum district. Visit the Santiniketan’s ‘Bauls,’ a society of monastic occultists who largely convey their spiritual ideas through […]

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Why you must visit Khoai in Shantiniketan?

Shantiniketan, located about 200 kilometres from Kolkata, has long been a popular weekend getaway for Bengalis. Maharishi Devendranth Tagore built this region of red soil and huge rice fields in 1863, and it is literally the ‘abode of peace.’ The history of Khoai When you hear the word Khoai, what comes to mind? “Gram chara […]

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Shantiniketan | In the Footsteps of Gurudev Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore, the father of modern Bengali literature, was born in old Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India (modern Kolkata, West Bengal), on 7 May 1861. He was a mesmerizing poet, a compelling novelist, a philosopher, and an educationist who came from a literary family. He was highly versed in many fields of art, literature, and […]

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