By Mehak Pal
Published Sep 19, 2023

Hindustan Times
Lifestyle

Rabindranath Tagore's Santiniketan and more UNESCO World Heritage Sites in West Bengal

Rabindranath Tagore's Santiniketan was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List at the 45th Session of the World Heritage Committee in Saudi Arabia on September 17

Santiniketan was established in 1901 by poet and philosopher Rabindranath Tagore. It was a residential school and centre for art based on ancient Indian traditions?

Here are some other UNESCO World Heritage Sites in West Bengal?

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway?

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway was inscribed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1999. It is a toy train service that lays over 13 stations and covers a distance of 78 km. It is the world’s first and highest mountain railway route

Sundarban National Park

Sundarban National Park is known for its rich flora and fauna. It was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1987. The Sundarbans start from the land in West Bengal and extend up to Bangladesh

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