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20 Attractions to Explore Near Amar Kutir Shantiniketan

Amar Kutir Shantiniketan
Amar Kutir ShantiniketanBolpur Suri Road, Ballavpur; Sriniketan, Amarkutir Society Rd, Ballavpur, West Bengal 731236, India

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.

Nearby Attractions

Ballavpur Wildlife Sanctuary & Deer Park
Ballavpur Wildlife Sanctuary & Deer Park2.80 KMs away from 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 Bhavan
Kala Bhavan3.46 KMs away from Amar Kutir Shantiniketan

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.

Chhatim Tala  shanthinikethan
Chhatim Tala shanthinikethan3.69 KMs away from Amar Kutir Shantiniketan

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.

Patha Bhavana
Patha Bhavana3.71 KMs away from Amar Kutir Shantiniketan

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 Mandir
Kankalitala Mandir8.12 KMs away from Amar Kutir Shantiniketan

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.

Hadal Narayanpur
Hadal Narayanpur47.55 KMs away from Amar Kutir Shantiniketan

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.

Tarapith Temple
Tarapith Temple49.93 KMs away from Amar Kutir Shantiniketan

An ancient temple located on the banks of the Dwarka River. It is one of the 51 Shakti Peeths in India. Historically important temple and is an architectural wonder full of mysteries and exciting facts which make it a must-visit.

Meghnad Saha Planetarium
Meghnad Saha Planetarium51.98 KMs away from Amar Kutir Shantiniketan

A place that combines leisure with education which is inaugurated in 1994. It was built by a Japanese Optical Company with assistance from the Japanese and Indian governments.

Bardhaman Science Centre
Bardhaman Science Centre52.44 KMs away from Amar Kutir Shantiniketan

The planetarium is located near the front gate of Burdhaman University. It is the classic spectacle of scientific evolution. Human Performance, Life Science, Fun Science Galleries, 3D Theatre, Taramandal, Science Park are the major attractions.

Malooti temples
Malooti temples52.79 KMs away from Amar Kutir Shantiniketan

Maluti temples are a group of 72 extant terracotta temples located in the Maluti village near Shikaripara in Dumka district on the eastern part of the Chota Nagpur Plateau, Indian state of Jharkhand. These temples, according to the Indian Trust for Rural Heritage and Development (ITRHD), were built between the 17th and 19th centuries. The kings of Baj Basanta dynasty built these temples in Maluti, their capital, inspired by goddess Mowlakshi, their family deity. Many of the temples are deified w

Devgarbha Shaktipeeth Shri Kankaleshwari Kali Temple, Birbhum
Devgarbha Shaktipeeth Shri Kankaleshwari Kali Temple, Birbhum53.08 KMs away from Amar Kutir Shantiniketan

Made from precious stones and black rocks, The sculpture is also believed to be a symbol of the continuity of life as its made from the stones found on Damoder riverbed . An important temple in Bardhaman.

Mayurakshi River
Mayurakshi River53.24 KMs away from Amar Kutir Shantiniketan

Mayurakshi River is a major river in Jharkhand and West Bengal, India, with a long history of devastating floods. It flows through Jharkhand and then through the districts of Birbhum and Murshidabad in West Bengal before flowing into the Hooghly River. The river is about 250 kilometres (160 mi) long.

Sarbamangala Temple
Sarbamangala Temple53.98 KMs away from Amar Kutir Shantiniketan

Sarbamangala is a form of Durga. This temple was formed in the year of 1740 A.D. The temple is highly revered by the natives of Bardhaman. The temple structure is very interesting and Lot of peoples comes to see this temple and its beautiful surroundings.

Lord Curzon Gate
Lord Curzon Gate54.21 KMs away from Amar Kutir Shantiniketan

The Curzon Gate is a conspicuous milestone in Bardhaman city. was famously erected in 1903, by the king Bijoy Chand Mahatab to celebrate Lord Curzon's visit.

Massanjore Dam
Massanjore Dam58.32 KMs away from Amar Kutir Shantiniketan

Massanjore Dam is a hydropower generating dam over the Mayurakshi River located at Massanjore near Dumka in the state of Jharkhand, India. The Massanjore dam (also called Canada Dam), across the Mayurakshi, was commissioned in 1955. It was formally inaugurated by Lester B. Pearson, Foreign Minister of Canada. The Mayyrakshi River at the dam site has a catchment area of 1869 sq.km.

Jain Brick Temple
Jain Brick Temple71.71 KMs away from Amar Kutir Shantiniketan

Nice Historic place in outskirt of burdwan city named as "Sat Deul" which is an Orissan Rekha- Deul, The temple is "PANCHARATHA" on Plan and Remarkable for Fine Corbelled-Arch at the entrance

Biharinath Hill
Biharinath Hill73.27 KMs away from Amar Kutir Shantiniketan

Biharinath is the second highest hill in the Bankura district of the sub-Himalayan range. It is a place where one can take a break from the daily busy life and simply rejuvenate one's mind and soul.

Joypur Forest
Joypur Forest 73.28 KMs away from Amar Kutir Shantiniketan

Joypur forest is thickly forest stippled with a lot of trees. The clam forest is not only famous for the trees, and there is also large varieties of wild living beings also. An observatory inside the forest gives a panoramic view of the entire forest.

Purbasthali lake
Purbasthali lake73.94 KMs away from Amar Kutir Shantiniketan

This is a beautiful oxbow lake located in the heart of Bardhaman. This river-fed eco-system also forms a cluster of large and small islands. This is home for a lot of migratory birds and a lot of people visit this place every day and is a beautiful picnic spot.

Gokulchand Temple
Gokulchand Temple74.54 KMs away from Amar Kutir Shantiniketan

This is a temple that was the grandest of the few Bengal stone temples. The whole temple complex is surrounded by a high wall, giving it the look of fort rather than a temple.