Taj mahostav is an annual festival celebrated every year from February 18-27 at shilpgram, near Taj Mahal Agra.
10 days Cultural Festival create vibrant platform where you can explore information of India. It is rich in arts, crafts, cultures, cuisine, and dance and music fest. Taj Mahal is one of the most visited holiday hunt by Indian tourist as well as outer tourist.
Taj Mahostav cultural activities festival organized by UP Tourism and it is a source to increase Indian Tourism.
Arts & Crafts:
About 400 artisans from different parts of India get an opportunity to display their works of art. To name a few among them are the wood/stone carvings from Tamil Nadu, Bamboo/cane work from North East India, Paper mash work from South India and Kashmir, the marble and zardozi work from Agra, wood carving from Saharanpur, brass wares from Moradabad, handmade carpets from Bhadohi, Pottery from Khurja, Chikan work from Lucknow, silk & zari work from Banaras, shawls & carpets from Kashmir/Gujarat and hand printing from Farrukhabad and Kantha stitch from West Bengal etc.
The festival starts with a road procession with decorated elephants and camels like victory processions of Mughal Emperors and warlords. Drum beaters, trumpet players, folk dancers, skilled crafts men and artisans also join the procession. Artists come from each corner of India to display their art and craftsmanship.
Besides being the right destination of Arts & Crafts, the Mahostav is also delight for the connoisseurs of good food as it is the ideal place to pamper the taste buds of the visitors with endless varieties of scrumptious dishes.
Entry & Details:
- Foreign Tourist Entry: Free
- Indian National: 50/-
- Children 5 and Under: Free