As everyone knows Agra is eternal symbol of love. This city is admired for its heritage, culture and they are better at showcasing the grandeur of love. The Taj Mahal is the epitome of affection without any limitation. It was built by Sharjah between 1631- 1648. If one wants to visit this beautiful symbol of love on the southern bank of the river Yamuna, one must visit the Taj Mahal. This is such a beautiful masterpiece one has never experienced.
Agra is home to UNESCO heritage sites that draw major football throughout the year. If one is planning to visit Agra in Feb 2023, book Agra tour packages and be part of the Taj Mahotsav Festival.
Overview of Taj Mahotsav –
This festival is celebrated every year with great enthusiasm in Agra. It is 10 days carnival organized by Uttar Pradesh Tourism Ministry. It aims at boosting tourism for domestic and international tourists. There are outstanding varieties of art and crafts being put on display at stalls at the venue. Guests would pick the different exquisite works of art from handmade souvenirs to other artefacts. Foodies will be spoiled with a different feast from Local Agra food to cuisines of different stares under one roof. Tourists usually will fall head over heels for the diverse blend of folklore that makes up the beloved city of Agra.
This festival is celebrated since 1992. Since then, guest visits all under one roof. Taj Mahotsav is a significant event of Indian artisans of different states to promote the rich cultural heritage and unique culture of India.
Taj Mahotsav is celebrated with full spirit. The reason why this festival is celebrated with a grand affair. The guests can enjoy the Nawabi style that prevailed in royal Mughals in Agra. If one is serious about witnessing the folk talents from different regions, one should make sure that one should book the tickets for Taj Mahotsav 2023. Uttar Pradesh tourism should focus on providing a platform for different craftsmanship from across India. Taj Mahotsav theme is to arrange various programs from musical gatherings to cultural performances to yummy feasts being served to guests.
This festival will be celebrated in Ship gram – a famous craft village in Agra city. This is celebrated every year between 18th February-27th February. The Taj Mahotsav will be celebrating for 10 days.
This year, Taj Mahotsav will mark its 30th anniversary. This time, excitement knows no bounds. We get to witness the finesse and creativity of super-talented Indian artisans across the world. If one loves handmade items more than machine-made items or wants to discover artisan’s or craftsmen’s unique work, Taj Mahotsav is a place one should be. One can get –
Wood carvings from Saharanpur
Materials made from clay or ceramic
Zardosi embroidery on fabric
Delicate and artfully done hand embroidery of chikankari.
Carpets and rugs are hand knitted
Brass and metals ware from Moradabad
Zari and silk work on sarees from Banaras.
Fun Fair –
Both the adults and children are tempted by the celebration and gathering at Taj Mahotsav. There are kid-friendly zones where kids get to indulge in activities like Joyous train ride or ride on elephants and camels.