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Top 7 attractions to explore in Birbhum

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.

Attractions in Birbhum

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.

Ballavpur Wildlife Sanctuary & Deer ParkBolpur, West Bengal 731204, India

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.

Chhatim Tala shanthinikethanSantiniketan, West Bengal 731235, India

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.

Kala BhavanSantiniketan, West Bengal 731235, India

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.

Kankalitala MandirBolpur Labh Pur Road, Kankalitala, West Bengal 731204, India

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.

Patha BhavanaBolpur, West Bengal 731204, India

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.

Tarapith TempleShankar Ln, Tarapith, West Bengal 731233, India

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.

Map of attractions in Birbhum