Places (Local)
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Uttarayan Complex:
It is situated in the north of Santiniketan Ashram. This complex having immense historical significance as Rabindranath spent his most of the life here. He started living at Uttarayan from 1919. Konarak was the first brick house at Uttarayan and thereafter Udayan, Shyamali, Punachha & Udichi were built up one after another as per planning of Tagore's son Rathindranath Tagore & Surendra Nath Kar.

Visiting Hours:    10.00am - 1pm & 2pm - 5.00pm (Friday to Tuesday)
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The house was built between 1922 & 1925. Rathindranath & Surendranath Kar planned & developed the house & variety of sculpture is the main attraction of the building. Rabindra nath stayed here till leaving for Calcutta for treatment in 1941.

It is in the north-west of Punachcha & it was inaugurated on the birthday of Rabindranath in 1938. Earlier it was known as 'Sejuti' but as the house situated in the north of Uttarayan, Rabindranath renamed it as Udichi. The rose garden made by Rabindranath still exists outside Udichi.
It is situated in the north-west corner of Uttarayan complex & the house was constructed between 1919 & 1922 for Rathindranath and his wife Pratima Devi by Rabindranath.

Punachcha is situated at the east of Shyamali, which was constructed as per desire of Rabindranath and he shifted to this house in 1936.

It is in the east of Konarak & built by only Clay & Tar and roof also built by the same material. Rabindranath on his 74th birthday in 1935 shifted to Shyamali. The house was developed by Nandalal Bose & Ramkinkar Baiz. Famous personalities like Mahatma Gandhi, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Mother Teresa etc.stayed here on different occasions.

It is situated in the south of Uttarayan & the ground floor is known as Cave House (Guhaghar), it was office of Rathindranath. The first floor is known as Chitrabhanu, which was a studio of Pratima Devi. From outside the ground floor is looks like a Cave & inside like a cabin of a ship.

Rabindra Bhavan (Bichitra):
It is on the left side of main entrance of Uttarayan & it was constructed on the birth centenary of Rabindranath in 1961. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the then Prime Minister of India, inaugurated it. This building houses a Library and a Museum.In the Museum one will find Tagore's manuscript, Title Deeds, Letters, Pictures & Paintings, Tagore's belongings, Prizes & Medallions etc. In north-east of Bichitra Bhavan, Tagore's own car, Humber is displayed

It is just opposite of Uttarayan & an important landmark of Santiniketan. Rabindranath's father, Debendranath Tagore during his travel to Raipur took rest & performed meditation (Upasana) at Chatimtala in 1862. Moved by the peace and tranquility of this place Debendranath decided to set up Santiniketan Ashram right there.

Santiniketan House:
In 1863, as per direction of Debendranath this two storied house was constructed on the right side of Chatimtala which is the oldest of all houses in Santiniketan. In front of this house, a Sculpture by Ramkinkar Baiz known as 'Anirban Sikha' is situated. Recently Dr. Monmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India inaugurated a museum in this building.

Glass House (Upasana Griha):
As per wisdom & planning of Debendranath, this House was established on 23rd December, 1891 & it is situated in front of Santiniketan House. In all important festivals of Santiniketan, Upasana or Prayer is being performed here either in the early morning or evening.

Three Hills (Tin Pahar):
It is Situated at east of Glass House, a huge mud accumulation due to digging of a pond for supplying water to the residents of Santiniketan is visible where in the middle, a big banyan tree is conspicuous.

The house was built as per planning of Tajesh Chandra Sen and Nandalal Basu & it is situated at the east of Upasana Griha (Glass House). The clay wall and straw roof was built circling a Palm tree.

Aamra Kunja Mango Garden:
Between Glass House & Salbithi, open air classes are held under lush green garden full of Mango trees. Annual convocation and some of other festivals are also held here.

Natun Bari (New House):
At the east end of Salbithi, a straw roofed house was established in 1902 where at present Alapini Mahila Samity (Ladies Society) is functioning. This house was constructed as dwelling house for Rabindranath but due to sudden death of Mrinalini Devi, wife of Rabindranath, the poet didn't shift there to live.

A two storied house was built in the east of Natun Bari (New House) in 1904 where "Mrinalini Ananda Pathsala" (school) is operating now. Rabindranath stayed here with family in first floor from 1905 to 1918.

A red morum road up to Chaiti passing through Deholi & Madhabibithan Arch (Toran) is known as Salbithi, the name given by Rabindranath.

Singha Sadan:
At the north of Gour Prangan this house is constructed in 1927 with the financial help of Lord Satyendra Prasanna Singha and planned by Surendranath Kar, where on the roof at one end Bell (Ghanta) room & other end Clock room are situated. Students may know about the programme in accordance with the number of times the bell is rung. On 7 August 1940, Oxford University conferred D-Lit title to Tagore in this house.

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