Taj Mahotsav is the most famous festival in Agra organized in the month of February for a period of 18-27 February. The festival organized by Taj Mahotsav Samiti is aimed to promote the creative art craftsmen and help them showcase their respective skills. Arts, crafts, cultures, different kinds of food and traditions of the country are on display here. Various national and international famed classical/ semi-classical/ Bollywood/ folk and traditional performances by local artists also perform at this festival. The festival is celebrated to welcome spring with pomp and show. Chikankars from Lucknow, Handmade Carpet makers from Bhadohi, Wood Carvers from Saharanpur all come here to display their excellent work. Beyond these other major attractions include - famous pottery from Khurja, beautiful silk sarees from Varanasi, Sapera dance form of Rajasthan, famed Nautanki of Uttar Pradesh and Lavani dance of Maharashtra and many more.
Duration - Takes place on February 18-27 annually for 10 days.
Location- Celebrated nearby Taj Mahal at Shilpgram which is the official venue of the festival.
Transportation- Local taxis and autorickshaws are easily available.