Taj Mahotsav is a famous Concert, Dance, Festival, Music, Social event, celebrated in Agra.
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AS the name suggests, this festival is held in the city of Taj i.e. Agra. It is an annual entertainment showcasing handicrafts, food and cultural dance forms from different parts of India. It was started in 1992 and became more and more popular since then. Taj Mahotsav is collectively organized by Taj Mahotsav Samiti and Department of Tourism, Uttar Pradesh. It is organized for 10 days in the last week of Feb every year at Shilpgram which is 500-600 meters away from the Eastern Gate of Taj Mahal.
Taj Mahotsav draws a great attention of tourists around the world to boost up the artisans for their commendable work of arts and crafts. Taj Mahotsav Samiti claims that more than 400 legendary artisans from different place get an opportunity to display their exquisite works of art at this annual festival. Tourists get an opportunity to witness and bargain the great range of Silk wall carpets, marble souvenirs of the Taj Mahal, gems and jewels, furniture, shawls and carpets from Kashmir, bamboo and cane work from North-East India.
To foodies, It is a great place to visit too as there is a food festival also which is organized in different parts of this festival. There are food stalls from different parts of India and tourists get the opportunity to taste the great variety of spices and cuisines. Food stalls serve Lucknavi Kabab, Chhole Bhature, Samosa etc.
There is a musical concert every evening. The renowned artists throng into Taj Mahotsav to display their folk music and dances of various regions in the same way that was used to be performed centuries ago. It is a Must visit festival once in a life for every traveller and photographer.
By Air: The closest airport is kheria. It is located 6 Km from the city.
By Train: There is an excellent train services. The nearest railway station is Agra Cantonment.
By Bus: Agra is well connected through national highways 2,3 and 11. Bus terminal is known as Idgah in Agra