- a school in the traditional gurukul system founded by Nobel Laureate
Rabindranath Tagore in 1901. Tagore’s vision was a world where man will
exist in perfect harmony with nature. Shantiniketan – the abode of peace-
is the fruition of this vision.
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Shantiniketan is the embodiment of serenity
and peace, far removed from the concrete jungle. Here imposing sculptures
of Ram Kinkar Baij greet you at every turn of the road. Paintings of
Nandalal, Abanindranath and Binod Bihari captivate your senses.
Uttarayan, the complex where Rabindranath lived, has a
museum and art gallery.
Visva Bharati University at Shantiniketan, 2 km from the
nearest railway station Bolpur, is now a centre of international studies
and culture. The university is also open to visitors.
58 km from Shantiniketan is Bakreswar, famous for its
natural hot springs. Massanjore is another get away from Shantiniketan.
Three km from Shantiniketan is Sriniketan, a
centre for traditional handicrafts like batik (on leather, cloth and
silk), pottery, weaving kantha embroidery and dokra tribal handicrafts.
Fairs and Festivals
Holi or Vasantutsav is the most popular
festival here, observed with all colors and fervour. Paus Mela, which
starts on the 7th day of the Bengali calendar month of Paus (around 23rd
December), is another important annual festival of Shantiniketan. Besides
other melas like Barsha Mangal, Halakarshan utsav, also attract
enthusiasts to Shantiniketan.
212 km from Kolkata, Shantiniketan is
connected by road and rail. The nearest railway station is Bolpur.
2 Night 3 Days
Package - Poush Mela - ( by AC Bus ) -
Poush Mela Shantiniketan
Schedule : 22-Dec-2013 To 24-Dec-2013
Schedule : 24-Dec-2013 To 26-Dec-2013
Poush Mela Itinerary :
Day 1 :
Depart from Tourism Center Kolkata around 08:30 am .Reach Shantiniketan
.Lunch at To Tourist Lodge.Afternoon visit Kankalitala Temple & /Or
Adjoining Sites.& Night Stay.
Day 2 :
Early Morning visit to Mela Ground.Breakfast at Tourist Lodge.Free for
Individual activities (No Bus/Car will be provided) Lunch at Tourist
lodge. Evening visit Mela ground .Dinner & Night stay at Tourist Lodge.
Day 3 :
Breakfast Depart for Kolkata by 12 noon after early lunch.
Inclusive of : AC OR Non
AC Accommodations on Twin Sharing Basis & All Meals