Amar Kutir Shantiniketan - Things to Know Before Visiting
Bolpur Suri Road, Ballavpur; Sriniketan, Amarkutir Society Rd, Ballavpur, West Bengal 731236, India
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About Amar Kutir Shantiniketan
Amar Kutir was once a place of refuge for independence movement activists in India and Bangladesh. Now it has been turned into a cooperative society for the promotion of arts and crafts.
Attractions Near Amar Kutir Shantiniketan
This lush territory is situated close Santiniketan in Bolpur subdivision of Birbhum District was created in 1977. It is home to three water bodies which is the host for so many migratory birds and there are also so many wildlife populations also.
Kala Bhavana is well-known as a distinguished centre for Visual Art practice and research in India. It is an institution of education and research in visual arts, founded in 1919, it was established by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore.
This place was the meditation spot of Tagore's father. The prayer hall, one of the prettiest places in Santiniketan is located in close vicinity. The site is considered to be very sacred and highly revered.
This is an institution of primary and secondary education in Santiniketan Founded by Rabindranath Tagore in 1901. This school is characterized by its philosophy of learning with the heart in closeness to nature without any superficial barriers between teachers and students.
Kankalitala is one of the sacred destinations of Hindus. which is the holy abode of Goddess Sati. It is an ideal destination for those spiritually inclined. Daily a lot of people visit this temple. The surrounding of this temple is very calm and quiet which is good for meditating.
Located on the banks of the Bodai River, the twin-villages of Hadal-Narayanpur is famous for the Mandal family terracotta temples that comprise of Barataraf, Mejotaraf and the Chhototaraf temples.
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Discover More Attractions in Birbhum, Where Amar Kutir Shantiniketan Is Located
Birbhum, the Land of Red Soil is known for its cultural values. This district saw many cultural and religious movements in history. It is primarily an agricultural district with around 75% of the population being dependent on agriculture.