Bengal, dear reader, is for those who love culture with hearts and souls. Because you see, it has got both aplenty. There is no dearth of art, and pioneered by none other than Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore. And who can fail to know that Shantiniketan was this man’s haunt? From palatial buildings to open air universities, music and dance dens to museums, colourful Holi to colourful flea markets, this destination attracts families, schools on excursion, and honeymooners alike, all through the year peaking at certain times. If you want to experience the joy of life as art gives it, you should hear Shantiniketan calling out your name by now. Following are the 5 best places to visit here.