Taj Mahotsav

The beauty of Taj needs no appreciation since it is one of the seven wonders of the world. No doubt, there is something spectacular in the Taj Mahotsav also. It is the time when the nation celebrates the blend of cultural diversity and talent prevailing all over in this land. The entire country does know about this event. Still, there are many amusing facts about Taj Mahotsav we bet you don’t know about it.    

  
Introduction of Information about Taj Mahotsav

Taj Mahotsav is a tribute to its vibrant culture and art. The Taj Mahal is a gift by the Mughal rulers to the nation. So, the fest is the recollection of all the tradition exhibiting during Mughal era in the 18th and 19th century. For instance, riding camel and elephants or enjoying some of prominent Mughlai cuisines at the Taj Mahotsav. 

It is not a new fest but occurring for 25 years. Every procession of this fest is beautiful, and these processions go for ten days. Meanwhile, there is a new theme entitled to every new edition of this fest. Like the 2017 event has a theme which says in the shadow of Heritage. 

On the other hand, the 2020 theme is Together in the diverse culture. At the picturesque backdrop of the Taj Mahal, the mesmerizing performance by the artists makes it an event to remember.   


History of Taj Mahotsav

Back in 1992, the Taj Mahotsav organized for the first time in the country. The two objective which the Taj Mahotsav covers include tourism and to encourage local craftsman. Although the existence of the Taj Mahal already brings a lot of tourism to the state to uplift, it more is the reason for its start. During its initial years, the participation only includes local artisans. The slowly and steadily rising fame results in the assembling of many artisans here.   

    
When is Taj Mahotsav celebrated?

February is the best month to visit Taj Mahal as the Taj Mahotsav also date in this month every year. From starting to ending it goes straight to ten days. All the celebration takes place in Shilpgram located nearby the Taj Mahal monument. 

It is famous for bringing many powerhouses of talents in all the ten days. These talents are from every corner of the nation and present a range of art form. From Kashmir on the north to the Tamil Nadu in the south to the Gujrat in the west to West Bengal in the east. You just name it, and you will see the famous artwork of these areas only at the Taj Mahotsav. 

The royal celebration kicks off with a victory sign where camels and elephants decorated beautifully displayed at the entrance of it. It will undoubtedly give you the glimpse of how it used to be at the time when Mughal Emperor return with a victory.   

   
What do people do on Taj Mahotsav?

Spectators from India and overseas look forward to attending this unique fest. Moreover, the entry to the event is unbelievably inexpensive. That is, one can enjoy the entire show by spending just 40 Indian bucks. While for children it is only 10 Indian bucks and the abroad visitors don’t have to pay at all for entering. From tasting some of the authentic cuisines to buying the beautiful artworks, one can spend his time in various ways.

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