Kenduli is situated about 30 km from Shantiniketan
, in Birbhum District
of West Bengal
. It is famous as the birth place of the 12th century Sanskrit
, who composed the well known Sanskrit lyrical poem 'Gita Govinda'.
The 10 to 15 days long annual fair held here on Makar Sankranti (mid-January) draws thousands of people from far and near. Baul songs are the principal attraction of the mela.