Taj Mahotsav 2021 - An Admired Festival of India!
India hosts several festivals that draw the attention of tourists from all over the world. One of the major festivals of India is Taj Mahotsav held every year in Agra. It is the most awaited festivals, which is organized every year at Shilpgram (near the eastern gate of “Taj Mahal”).
Taj Mahotsav Date
In 2021, Taj Mahotsav will begin on Thursday, 18th February and Ends on Saturday, 27th February.
In 2020, Taj Mahotsav will begin on Monday, 18th February and Ends on Wednesday, 27th February.
This carnival is celebrated for 10 long days. It is actually an exciting platform, providing you with the information of rich art, crafts, music, dance, culture and cuisines of India. Uttar Pradesh Tourism organizes the Taj Mahotsav to boost Indian Tourism. It is organized near Taj Mahal, which is the most magnificent historical destination of India, depicting incredible India.
History of Taj Mahotsav
Since 1992, Taj Mahotsav is being celebrated every year. The festivities of this Mahotsav along with the enthralling romance of the Taj Mahal make the atmosphere of this festival amazing. The major attractions of Taj Mahotsav are the performances, fairs and food of this festival. Click here know more about Taj Mahal Travel Information
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How Taj Mahotsav is Celebrated?
The craftsmanship from all over the world gets a wonderful platform to be displayed in Taj Mahotsav. This festival arranges various programs; where well-known artists, musicians, dancers and chefs participate to give the visitors a wonderful experience. Artists from every part of Indian Region participate in the various cultural programs of this festival held in the evenings. One can also experience the unexplored folk talent from different regions, which makes the Taj Mahotsav charming and alluring.
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Things to do in Taj Mahotsav
Amazing crafts which include handmade carpets, pottery, wood and marvel carvings, metal and brass ware along with variety of performances from diverse regions and many more things all together make the festival widely visited by tourists.
Shopaholics will enjoy this Taj Mahotsav as they will get wide options for shopping because the stalls provide the visitors with unique paintings, jewelry, show pieces, traditional dresses, lamps, curios, books old as well as contemporary furniture and more.
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Food lovers will get the opportunity to enjoy various mouthwatering cuisines from different regions displayed in this Mahotsav. Thrilling rides for kids and adults are organized in the festival adding charm to it.
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Entry Fee at Taj Mahotsav
A nominal fee of Rs. 50 is charged for adults to make entry in to the Taj Mahotsav. Children up to 5 years and foreign tourists will not be charged any entry fee. A minimum amount of Rs. 500 is charged for a group of 100 students in school uniform with complimentary entry for two teachers.
Entry Tickets can be purchased at any of the entry gate to the Mahotsav, from the ticket windows. You don’t have to purchase any separate tickets for the cultural programs organized in the festival.
Make it a point to visit the alluring Taj Mahotsav whenever you visit Agra in the month of February. Undoubtedly, you will get an ultimate experience of diverse culture of Indian regions in one platform.