Welcome to Shantiniketan

The city of tagores, Shantiniketan is one of the very few cities to be known by the name of a person rather than its own location, such was their impact. Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore and his father had a dream of creating institution for all and from all. Today Visva-Bharti University is one of the most premier and oldest universities in India. City holds various melas particularly PoushMela which is an artisan festival carries for 3 days and people from all around come to experience the regional folklore and craftsmanship.