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Why Taj Mahotsav is a must visit festival


Taj Mahotsav, an annual extravaganza showcasing the rich culture of our country is back and we can’t wait to be a part of it. The 10 day long carnival is a platform for all the fine artists of India to display their rich arts, crafts, cultures, cuisine, dance and music. Organised by the UP government, Taj Mahotsav is a source to increase Indian tourism.

1. Taj Mahotsav: The cultural bonanza
Started in the year 1992, this marvelous festival is a bonus and a treat for the eyes of the people who are a part of it each year. About 400 artisans get a platform to come and showcase their exquisite works of art during this course. The theme of the year is based on dance-drama on Lord Rama.



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2. Celebrating the cultural diversity
Experience a celebration of classical music & dances like Sapera & Lavani along with the exquisite crafts by artists. Brij Bhumi is the highlight of the festival since it is still performed the way they used to do, centuries ago. Taj Mahotsav encourages artistes from classical & semi-classical from around the world.


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3. The food lovers treat
The famous Mahotsav is a delight for all the food lovers giving you a chance to pamper your taste buds with a variety of scrumptious dishes. Some of the oldest exponents of the cuisine-art prepare the lip-smacking dishes. This is the best place to be at, for all you gourmets.


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4. The biggest funfair of the season
Funfair, the biggest attraction for children as well as the families attending the cultural show. It offers amusement for each. Adults are bound to enjoy the roller coaster while children are happy with small rides and Ferris wheel. It definitely is the most unique festival of India.

‘Dum Maaro Dum’

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5. The arts and culture: 2018
Wood carvings from Tamil Nadu, Bamboo work from South, Paper mash from Kashmir, the marble & zardozi work from Agra, Pottery from Khurja, Chikan work from Lucknow, silk from Banaras, shawls & carpets from Kashmir and hand printing from Farrukhabad are the attractions of the artists during this course.

For the film

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The festival is celebrated from the 18th of February and goes on till 27th each
year. It is a compact representation of the Indian cultural diversity coated in
the fabric of a 5,000 year old history and mythology. There can be no better
time to plan your trip to Agra, to enjoy the magnificent Taj festival and
admire the beauty of Taj Mahal. We’re packing our bags already. Are you


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