Bundi to Kota

The Bundi to Kota excursion involves traversing a distance of 37 kilometers. The Kota trip is memorable for its historical attractions like the 14th century Jag Mandir. More modern technological achievements like the Kota Barrage makes another type of attraction.

List of Attractions

The Bundi to Kota excursion enables the visitor to see the following local attractions:
  • Kota Barrage: It is located on the Chambal river. The barrage was constructed after independence for the purpose of controlling water for irrigation. The setting is perfect for a leisurely stroll.
  • Chambal Garden: This is an extremely popular picnic spot.
  • Jag Mandir: The mandir is located in the middle of the beautiful Kishore Sagar Lake. The lake is artificial and was constructed circa 1346 AD. Prince Dher Deh is credited with creating the lake. The Jag Mandir is built of red sandstone. Boating is permitted in the Kishore Sagar Lake. Adjacent to the lake is Keshar Bagh. The bagh is known for its royal cenotaphs.
  • Maharao Madho Singh Museum: The museum houses an excellent collection of Rajput era miniature paintings. Frescoes and Rajput period sculptures are also seen. The Maharao Madho Singh Museum also houses an eclectic collection of items that were used by the erstwhile Kota rulers.
  • The Government Museum: The Government Museum possess a rare collection of manuscripts and coins. It also has a superb selection of Hadoti sculpture.

Kota is accessible from Bundi by road and rail. An airport handling domestic flights is also present. There are regular flights to Kota from Jaipur. Other famous destination near Bundi worth a visit are Jhalawar, Sawai Madhopur, Bikaner, Alwar and Jaisalmer.

Last Updated on 07 August 2012