The tiny city of Bundi lies perched on the narrow valley of the Aravalis. Gone are days of glory. But the remnants of palaces and forts still hark back to the past
If you want to relive the glory of the medieval royalty of India, you should travel to Bundi in Southern Rajasthan.Bundi is located at the foothills of a large hill with a lake in the heart of the town. Although not as famous as the other cities of Rajasthan, Bundi is loved by tourists for its serene atmosphere and picturesque landscape.
The history of Bundi dates back to the 12 th century during the age of Prithviraj Chauhan in Indian History. The tourist attractions in Bundi are its impressive medieval forts, palaces, havelis and temples. The prime attraction in Bundi is the Taragarh Fort built in the 14th century. The Bundi Palace adjacent to the fort has beautiful murals and reflects the glorious era of the Indian royalty.
How to Reach Bundi
Bundi is a beautiful town in the southern part of Rajasthan.
The nearest airport is the International Airport at Jaipur, which is 220 kms from Bundi.
The railway station at Bundi has rail connections between Bundi and other important cities like Kota, Agra, Chittogarh, Benaras, Jaipur and so on.
Bundi is well connected by buses to Ajmer (5 hours), Kota (1 hour) and Jaipur(5hours).
Shopping in Bundi
Bundi is famous for its cotton carpets, which you can find in the shops in the main bazaar. Bundi is also known for its paintings, especially miniature paintings marked by a particular green tint and almost lyrical in its creative expression.
One can also buy beautiful Kota sarees, stone statues, wooden toys, lac bangles or colorful odhnis (shawls) from this beautiful and colorful town in Rajasthan.
Places to Visit in Bundi
- Braj Bhushan Ki Haveli
- Chaurasi Khambon Ki Chhatri
- Dabhai Kund
- Jait Sagar Lake
- Nawal Sagar Lake
- Raniji Ki Baori
- Ratan Daulat
Last Updated on : September 09, 2013