Bolpur Shantiniketan

Bolpur situated in Birbhum district of West Bengal is famous for Visva Bharati University campus setup by Rabindranath Tagore and several connections with the Tagore family, Sonajhuri forest, saturday haat featuring several handicrafts, Poush Mela, etc. are among other major attractions.

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How to reach from Kolkata?

By train: There are a lot of trains between Howrah/Sealdah and Bolpur Shantiniketan(BHP) most famous being the Shantiniketan Express. You can get the timetable upto BHP here and from BHP here.

By bus: SBSTC and WBTC plies several buses from Kolkata to Bolpur. You may check the bus timings HERE

By road: Distance from Kolkata to Bolpur is 160 kms. Take Durgapur Expressway from Kolkata and turn right from Burdwan Nababhat More to reach Bolpur.

Top 12 Attractions in Bolpur

Visva-Bharati University, Chhatim tala, Rabindra Bhavan, Uttarayana, Cheena Bhavana, Upasana Griha, Sonajhuri Forest, Ballavpur Wildlife Sanctuary & Deer Park, Amar Kutir, Kopai River View Point, Buddha Vihar, Raipur Jamidar Bari.

You can book a toto available in plenty of numbers for full day local sightseeing. You may contact Kashi Da(Toto) – 8016176878.

Also heard a local bicycle shop rents bicycles to go around Bolpur near Shyambati More.

Accommodations in Bolpur

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