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Khoai Mela

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Serene and culturally enriched!

If you want to feel the vibe of Shantiniken, then Khoyai er Haat is the place. The haat is located... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SaubhanikGhosal
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Howrah District, India
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SHANIBARER HAAT

This is a rural haat or mela at the bank of Shyambati Irrigation canal, at this place you could buy... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
BISWAJITBOLPUR
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Bolpur, India
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All reviews every saturday folk songs the main attraction local artisans day trip red soil till evening takes place prices are reasonable handicraft items tribal dance stalls selling must visit place sonajhuri mela hat jewelry
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to feel the vibe of Shantiniken, then Khoyai er Haat is the place. The haat is located at a field, adjacent to Kopai River and takes place friday- Saturday every week. We went there on 30th December, 2018 and bought a few...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank SaubhanikGhosal
Reviewed 12 December 2018

This is a rural haat or mela at the bank of Shyambati Irrigation canal, at this place you could buy lcal handicraft items of different materials i.e, cotton clothes, costume jewelry and many more, fresh cooking items.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank BISWAJITBOLPUR
Reviewed 30 November 2018

We, two senior couples visited on 24/11 & 25/11 at Khoai Mela and stayed at Ram Shyam Hotel. Full Mela on every Saturday and broken mela on every Sunday is situated under the Sonajhuri tree Forest, adjasent to the hotel. We enjoyed both Mela and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 22 November 2018

Nice for an outing on a sunny winter afternoon. Vendors offer interesting items to savor. Quality of handicrafts being sold is of a lower category. The folk dancers were a bit too synthetic with plastic flowers and plastic musical instruments.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Its one of the most attractive weekend spot near Shantiniketan. All local made handcrafts are available here. Now a days it starts at 2 PM and continue till evening.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

YOU CAN EXPERIENCE ABOUT TRIBAL LIFE.YOU WILL BE MIND FRESH FOR SOMETIMES.YOU CAN ALSO PARTICIPATE WITH THEM.WE WENT TO VISIT THE KHOAI MELA WITH OUR FIVE FAMILY MEMBERS.IT IS SUITABLE FOR THREE OR FOUR DAYS PROGRAMME. you are in Santiniketan on a Saturday, you cannot...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank GoPlaces699435
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

A good place to visit. You can watch traditional dances here along with some plays. The prices are reasonable

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank frektraveller
Reviewed 4 September 2018

The river is famous. One can see it near a temple in Shantiniketan, flowing by. However, the river does not have much water in it. Its nearly dry. This mela takes place near the river, of the Bauls and Santhals singing and dancing and celebrating...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

If you are in Santiniketan on a Saturday, you cannot afford to miss the Sanibarer Hat or Sonajhuri Hat. Hundreds of artisans selling their hand-made stuff near the Sonajhuri forest, is an absolute delight to watch. You can buy Khesh/Kantha stich/Handloom sarees, dress materials, hand-made...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank TamalikaM2
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Khoai mela is not so far from santiniketan main ground. Battery-equipped auto can bring to that place. This place is full of local cloths, toys and ornaments which cost reasonable. The mela is only opened on Saturday so be careful before going. It is a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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chandrajit362
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Response from SubrataCh | Reviewed this property |
At the time of Poush Mela, the Khoyai hat will be organised all the days
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Sarayu K
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Response from Soumitram59 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. After 1-00 pm I guess. However, if you want to go the fair ground by car or toto you have to reach there by by 3 pm. After that the police don't allow any vehicle after a barricade they install a few hundred... More
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