The Sonajhuri 'haat' Shantiniketan is one of the most unique cultural gathering that one can witness in their lifetime. The location where this 'haat' or weekly fair is arranged is about 3 hours away from the capital city of West Bengal, Kolkata. There is no hard-and-fast Sonajhuri haat timings but it takes place in the afternoon of Saturdays and continues till sunset. People from the city of Kolkata and the nearby suburbs are regular visitors of the fair. Sonajhuri also serves as an excellent weekend destination from Kolkata for a 1 or 2 day break. Shonajhuri can be reached by car or train from Kolkata.