If you need another convincing reason to visit Agra, Taj Mahotsav 2018 is on the cards. It’s not only a wonderful chance to be a part of a spectacular carnival but also to witness one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Dates – 18th to 27th February 2018
Adult – Rs. 50 (per person)
Children (Up to 5 years ) – Free
Children (5 years to 10 years) – Rs. 10 (per person)
Foreign Tourist – Free
For a group of 100 School children in school uniform – Rs. 500
(free entry for 2 teachers with School Group)
2018 is the 27th year of celebration for the Taj Mahotsav, which is celebrated in Shilpagram near the Taj Mahal. This annual extravaganza in all its glory and grandiose is reminiscent of the Mughal era magnificence. Artists, musicians, dancers, craftsmen, and chefs from all over the country come together to make it an experience to remember.
The ‘Taj Mahotsav’ is all about folk dances, indigenous handicrafts, local cuisines and beautifully adorned elephants and camels.
Art and craft enthusiasts can add wood carvings of Saharanpur, brass and other metal ware of Moradabad, handmade carpets of Bhadohi, the pottery of Khurja, chikankari fabrics of Lucknow, the silk of Banaras, Farrukhabad stitch from West Bengal.
Enjoyable for the entire family, the biggest attraction for kids is the fun fair with rides like the roller coaster, ferris wheel, and the merry-go-round.
Eat, Dance, Enjoy, Repeat!