Visita a Shanti Niketan: Shanti Niketan means the abode of peace. In 1863, a meditation center was founded at Shanti Niketan by Maharishi Debendranath Tagore, the father of the world famous Bengali Poet Rabindranath Tagore. Rabindranath established the Brahma Vidyalaya and in 1901 another open air school “Brahmacharya Ashram”.
In 1921, it had expanded into Vishwa Bharati University – a residential university with an international body, hostels and extensive grounds. In includes separate colleges for fine arts and crafts, dance, music, teachers’ training, Asian languages, technology, postgraduate studies and research. Visit China Bhawan, Chhatimala, Kala Bhawan, Sangeet Bhawan & Uttrayan Complex.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel.
Duration: Eleven to twelve hours.
Start/opening time: Pick up at 7.30am; start time at 10.30am. Languages: English.
Others: The tour is not operational on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Photography is restricted at Tagore Museum. The tour involves long drive.