Top things to do

Museum in Shantiniketan

Museum & Art Gallery

The museum and art gallery within the Uttarayan complex (Tagore’s former home) are worth a peek if you are an aficionado of Tagore. Reproductions of his sketches and paintings are sold here. The bookshop at the main…
in Shantiniketan

Magh Mela

Crafts take centre stage at this festival.
Cultural in Shantiniketan

Poush Mela

The highpoint of Shantiniketan's festive calendar, this four-day winter gala brings together artists, musicians, artisans and poets from places as diverse as nearby villages to far-flung continents. There's food, fu…
Bengali in Shantiniketan

Ghare Baire

A restaurant specialising in traditional Bengali fare, this cafeteria-style eatery churns out sumptuous and utterly delectable platters for lunch and dinner. There are a few generic snacks and Chinese preparations o…