Rabindranath Tagore said 'Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high'. Shantiniketan is one such place in where you will feel the bard's presence like none other. The place stands testament to the noel laureates efforts to create a society of free thought and to get your creative juices flowing. This is a day trip which will take you to and fro from Shantiniketan wherein you can enjoy a slice of the past.

The tour lets you enter into the world of Rabindranath Tagore and the place that he called home in his latter years.

The day will take you back in time to the bastion of the Tagore family. The university that they made for the lesser fortunate and the art school - Kala Bhavan from where stemmed a lot of art and writing following in the footsteps of Rabindranath Tagore. You will be witness to some of the poet's original writings and musings while you're there. His ashram and the five houses that he resided in - Kala Bhavan, Visva Bharati, Rabindra Bhaban Museum are some places of interest.

  • This one day tour from the city will make you step back into pre-independence India. For the history
  • Darshan Dubey

    Kolkata, West Bengal

    Language: english

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