Shantiniketan is a small town near Bolpur In The Birbhum District Of West Bengal and about 212 Kms North Of Kolkata. It is famous due to Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore, whose vision became what is now a university town - Visva-Bharati University. The place now attracts thousands of visitors each year.
Numerous social and cultural events taking place throughout the year, have become part and parcel of Shantiniketan. These include - Basanta Utsav, Barsha Mangal, Sharodutsav, Nandan Mela, Poush Mela, Magh Mela, Rabindra Jayanti to name a few.
Currently there is no flight available from Shantiniketan.