Rabindra Sadan

Rabindra Sadan is the hub of the prime Bengali culture in the the metropolitan city of Kolkata. The large stage of Rabindra Sadan is a premier venue for 'Bangla' theater and other cultural activities of the city. Rabindra Sadan of Kolkata is a major entertainment zone and cultural center for the Bengali society where you can view dramas, dance cultural programmes and exhibitions every evening.

Rabindra Sadan of Kolkata is located at the AJC Bose Road and Cathedral Road junction which is in the south-east point of the Kolkata Maidan in West Bengal. The Rabindra Sadan area comprises of the Rabindra Sadan stage, Nandan, Bangla Academy, Gaganendra Prodorshonshala which are the major centers of cultural activities. The following cultural centers around Rabindra Sadan making this the cultural zone of Kolkata a city of joy:

  • Nandan
  • Sisir Mancha
  • Academy of Fine Arts
  • Pashchim Banga Academy
  • The Calcutta Information Center

The first laying stone for constructing Rabindra Sadan of Kolkata was done by the late Prime Minister of India, Shri Jawaharlal Nehru on 8th May, 1961. But it was opened to public from October, 1967. Rabindra Sadan of Kolkata was established to pay homage to our favorite poet and Nobel Prize laureate Guru Rabindranath Tagore. The Nandan theater hall situated at the backside of Kolkata's Rabindra Sadan, is a hot spot for film lovers. The popular film festivals of Kolkata are held in both Nandan and Rabindra Sadan in Kolkata. Other major places of interest around Kolkata's Rabindra Sadan area are as follows:
  • The Victoria Memorial
  • Birla Planetarium
  • St. Paul's Cathedral
  • SSKM Hospital
  • The Calcutta Club
  • Gokhale Memorial Girls' High School
  • Rabindra Sadan Metro Station
Rabindra Sadan
Cathedral Road
Kolkata: 20
West Bengal
Phone: 033/2248-9936

Last Updated on : 22 October 2012