Taj Mahotsav Agra: The annual 10-day cultural mela, Taj Mahotsav, will be held from March 20 to 30 next year. This information was duly given by the divisional commissioner Amit Gupta after a meeting of departmental heads who have been asked to go ahead with the preparations `full-steam. Tourism of Uttar Pradesh focuses on providing the platform to different craftsmanship from across India. Taj Mahotsav's theme is to arrange various programs, from musical gatherings to cultural performances and gastronomic gatherings for the foodies.
Taj Mahotsav 2022: Complete Guide, Activities and more
Taj Mahotsav is celebrated annually with enthusiasm and frolic in Agra. It is locally called Mela-Tamasha. It is a 10 days carnival organized by the Tourism Ministry of Uttar Pradesh. It aims at promoting Tourism of India for domestic as well as international tourists. Held near the eastern gate of the Taj Mahal, this annually held celebration highlights outstanding varieties of arts and crafts from different regions along with folk dances.
Various artisans from all across India set their stalls at the venue. Guests could pick the exquisite works of art, from handmade souvenirs to other artifacts. Also, there is a vast variety of food cuisines from local Agra food to cuisines of different states.
Taj Mahotsav 2022: Entry Ticket Price
Entry Ticket for Kids:
Kids below 5 years of age will get free entry.
Entry Ticket For Adults:
While adults have to pay 40 INR (approx.) per person for the entry.
Entry Ticket for School Children:
If a school group is coming to witness the flamboyance of arts and crafts and food, the group of students must be 100 children to get an entrance fee of 500 INR (approx.). However, 2 teachers with a group of 100 students are allowed to enter without any additional fee.For Foreigners:
Foreigners can visit the Taj Mahotsav 2022 free of cost.
Taj Mahotsav 2022: Timings
The celebration of Taj Mahotsav 2022 will commence between 10 AM - 10 PM. visit the official site of Uttar Pradesh Tourism for the latest updates.
Taj Mahotsav 2022: Dates
Taj Mahotsav in 2022 will start on Friday i.e. the 18th of February, and will continue for 10 days until Sunday, the 27th of February.
Taj Mahotsav 2022: Location
The Taj Mahotsav 2022 will be celebrated in Shilpgram - a famous crafts village in Agra, UP. Shilpgram Village is located at a stone's throw distance from the Taj Mahal - the white mausoleum.
How to Reach Taj Mahotsav Festival 2022
Reaching Taj Mahotsav Festival 2022 by road is most suitable if travelling from Delhi. It takes around 4-5 hours (approx.) to reach Agra from Delhi. The travel distance from Delhi to Agra is 235 km (approx.).Train:
Train travel is also possible and is the second-best option to reach Agra from the major metro towns surrounding Delhi like Jaipur, etc. Agra has its own railway station, which is well connected with various Indian towns and cities like Mumbai, Bangalore, Jaipur, etc.