Taj Mahal is the most beautiful & visited destination of India, which tells about the beautiful tale of love.

Taj Mahotsav is organized by Taj Mahotsav Committee, UP Tourism as a source to build Indian Tourism.

One of the most eagerly awaited festivals, Taj Mahotsav, is organized every year from 18th to 27th February at Shilpgram close to the Eastern entryway of “Taj Mahal”.

Started in the year 1992, this celebration is in its 26th year this time. The next Taj Mahotsav will be organized in 2020. You can likewise have a chance to observe the Taj Mahal on a full moon day amid the celebration on 22nd February. The scene is without a doubt a delightful one and shouldn’t be missed out!

This 10 days long festivity is a stage that gives you an opportunity where you can experience India’s rich vibrant Culture, art & crafts, cuisines, expressions, societies, cooking, dance, and music. This festival pays due respect to the cultural heritage of the state and the country as a whole.

History of Taj Mahotsav Festival

taj-mahotsav-opening-ceremonyThe festival is being commended each year since 1992. The significant attractions of Taj Mahotsav are the exhibitions, performances, fairs, and food of this celebration.

Indian artists, screenwriters, people craftsmen, musicians, folk artists, dramatists, and various craftsmen gather altogether at the 10 days long celebration and enrich nature. Taj Mahotsav is an extreme platform provided to the artists throughout the world to showcase their talents on a common stage.

Time for celebrating the Taj Mahotsav in Agra

The Taj Mahotsav starts every year on 18th February and proceeds for 10 days. It gives you a great chance to become a huge part of this marvelous festival & a visit to one of the Seven Wonders of the World. There can be no better time to plan your trip to Agra.

Crafts include handcrafted rugs, stoneware, wooden and marvel carvings, metal products, handmade carpets, pottery, metal, and brassware and a lot more things from different districts all together make the celebration widely visited by the visitors. Several exciting performances from different regions and many more things altogether make the festival widely visited by tourists every year.

Entry Fee

There is an entry of Rs. 40 for adults (single) while youngsters and foreigners have a free passage.

Activities in Taj Mahotsav

taj-mahotsav-taj-mahal-viewShopping lovers will appreciate stunning specialities of exhibitions in this Taj Mahotsav as they will get extensive options for shopping with unique sketches, adornments, pieces of jewellery, show pieces, traditional dresses, lamps & lights, and old furnishings, etc.

People will get a chance to appreciate different heavenly cooking styles from various locales displayed in this festival. Exciting rides for children and grown-ups are composed in the celebration adding appeal to it.

How to reach

Shilpgram, a craft village in an area of 11.5 acres of land, is located just 500-600 m from the Eastern entryway of Taj Mahal. It is the official parking for Taj Mahal and is the venue for Taj Mahotsav every year.

By Air: Major cities in India are connected to Agra with the airport in Agra or Kheria.

By Rail: Agra Railway station has trains to almost every major city in India. ‘Royal residence on Wheels’ this extravagance luxury coach passes through here.

By Road: The state transport has deluxe and ordinary buses to other places in UP as well as outside the state.

Taj Mahotsav is thus a stage given to the craftsmen worldwide to feature their abilities on a typical stage.

So, why not to be a piece of this vibrancy. Pack your bags and prepare to observe this huge festival this February.