Travel in India

Taj Mahal Tour – In Depth Visit to The Cultures and Colors of India
By:Nikita Martin

Taj Mahal is one of the world popular tourist attractions. This marvelous mausoleum reminds us about the great love story of its time. King Shah Jahan, the well-known Mughal Emperor built Taj Mahal in the memory of his dearly loved wife Mumtaj Mahal. The charm of this monument attracts millions of tourists from different parts of the world to Agra. People from different parts of the world visit this famous monument. In fact, there are also some travelers who especially visit Agra to experience the real beauty and aura of Taj Mahal. The monument is completely built using white marble, which is one of the main reasons for its popularity around the world. It is a magical creation of the Mughal Dynasty. It is undoubtedly one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

The breathtaking Taj Mahal is situated on the banks of the river Yamuna. Although it was built during the 17th century, even now the beauty and charm of the monument amazes its visitors. The monument is also considered as an important structural prominence of the Indian tourism. If you do not visit this monument, your trip to India is unfinished. Taj Mahal is built in the enchanting Indo-Islamic architectural style. The Persian grace of this monument is also a symbol of love that inspires the new generation. The myths and controversies of this magnetism revolve around three centuries. This historic monument will make an unforgettable trip to both kids and adults.

Enjoy the Great Taj Mahotsav:
If you are planning to visit Taj Mahal with your family, make sure you will not miss the great Taj Mahotsav. This is a ten-day long colorful and cultural carnival. You will be able to find some of the rich arts, cultures, crafts, dance, music and cuisines of India during the carnival. It is also one of the most awaited festivals of India, which is celebrated from February 18 to 27th every year. You will be able to experience and learn more about the incredible India by attending this festival.

The festival brings together the finest cultural nuances and Indian Crafts. There are different programs like shayari, folk music as well as classical dance performances performed during the event. There are also many fun activities and programs for kids. Elephant and camel rides, food festival and different games are also a part of these festivities. This ten day long, carnival is held at Shilpgram, which is near the Eastern gate of Taj Mahal.

Taj Mahotsav is a great opportunity for the legendary artisans for displaying their beautiful work of art. You will be able to find different types of arts during the carnival that include the woodcarvings from Saharanpur, handmade carpets from Badohi, brass as well as other metal wares from Moradabad, chickan-works of Lucknow and pottery of Khurja. Exotic cuisine is a great part of the carnival. You will be able to find some of the best and richest foods during the carnival. So, the next time you plan to visit India, make sure you will not miss Taj Mahotsav.





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