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Even Shah Jahan had not seen Taj Mahal like this! Adore the grandeur of Taj Mahal from the skies!

Taj Balloon Festival in Agra offers a Sky Tour relishing the beauty of Taj Mahal in Agra. It is one of the best things to do in Agra. Taj Balloon Festival 2016 is scheduled from 25th to 30th November.

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Updated: Tuesday, November 29, 2016, 14:16 [IST]
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The grandeur beauty of Taj Mahal cannot be confined into a few adjective phrases! The ivory white marble mausoleum built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, to symbolize his love for his beloved wife Mumtaz, stands proudly on the banks of Yamuna boasting the architecture and opulence of medieval India. Regarded by many as the best example of Mughal architecture, Taj Mahal has aptly appeared in several listings of 7 wonders of the modern world!

Taj Mahal in Agra attracts millions of tourists every year and is one amongst the most visited tourist attractions in India. Very often we get to see our friends, relatives or even ourselves, giving those habitual poses in social media, with Taj Mahal alongside them!

Taj Balloon Festival in Agra

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So, how about trying it in a discrete style? An unconventional yet mind-boggling experience?! Yess! Taj Balloon Festival in Agra provides you with an unique opportunity of relishing the spectacular beauty of Taj Mahal and its picturesque backdrop, from the skies! Yes, you heard it right! You can fly amidst birds and enjoy this spectacular beauty from a hot air balloon!

Taj Balloon Festival 2016

Taj Balloon Festival in Agra offers a novel experience to the tourists to witness the marvel of Taj Mahal like never before. Organized by the Uttar Pradesh government, the event debuted in 2015. Planned to be a 3 day extravaganza, the event got extended to 5 days following the phenomenal success.

Taj Balloon Festival in Agra

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This year, Taj Balloon Festival 2016 is a 6 day extravaganza scheduled from 25th to 30th of November. Oh yeah, it has reached its fag end. But do not get dejected as they are planning to bring it on in a more spirited and stylish manner next year! Let's see what makes Taj Balloon Festival in Agra a must visit experience!

Highlights of Taj Balloon Festival in Agra

Taj Balloon Festival in Agra

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The spectacular bird eye view of Taj Mahal is something one has to experience first hand in order to realize its magnificence! The merged view of majestic Taj Mahal and its mirroring on the nearby Yamuna from the sky can hardly be put into words. The evenings are marked with musical and dance performances from Indian and International artists.

The night flights have a unique charm! Balloons light up the night sky while singers, musicians, and dancers perform at the Nightglow festival. Sightseeing tours, moonlit dinners and the stay at Taj hotel are icings on the cake.

Taj Balloon Festival in Agra

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Balloon stunts performed by expert balloonists from around the globe stuns one and all! Balloon flight costs INR 15,000/ for adults and INR 10,000/ for children.

Best Things to do in Agra

If you are planning to visit Agra, a tour through the historic fort of Agra, Wildlife SOS, Mehtab Bagh and Anguri Bagh are some of the best things to do in Agra.

Taj Balloon Festival in Agra

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If you cannot make it this time, make sure to be there in Agra next year for the event! It's certainly going to be a relishing experience which you are going to cherish for a long long time! Happy Travelling :)

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