About Visva Bharati
Visva-Bharati was founded by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore in Santiniketan (meaning “the abode of peace”) in 1921. In 1951, Visva-Bharati was declared to be a Central University and an Institute of National Importance by an Act of Parliament. Since inception, Visva-Bharati is a pilgrimage for education and culture. For more details, please see : www.visvabharati.ac.in
Connectivity : Santiniketan/Bolpur railway station is about 160 km from Howrah station. It takes about two and half hours by train to reach from Howrah to Santiniketan. Kolkata airport is about 160 km from Santiniketan. It takes about three hours from Kolkata airport to Santiniketan by car.
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