Incredible India: Santiniketan, West Bengal

Santiniketan, West Bengal

Santiniketan, West Bengal, East India. Based on the philosophy that learning in a natural environment would be more enjoyable & fruitful, Rabindranath Tagore built the famous Visva-Bharti University in this town, using his money got from Nobel Prize for Literature. Santiniketan consists of various institutions including Kala Bhavana, Art College; Sangit Bhavana, Institute of Music; Vinaya Bhavana, Institute of Education; etc. Among other events, the 3-day Poush Mela – held in last week of December – is very popular. More…

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