Places to Visit in kota

The largest state of India in terms of area is Rajasthan. It is a colorful land gifted with magnificent forts and palaces, sand dunes and lakes. Kota is the industrial capital of Rajasthan. Kota Tourist Attractions comprises of Jagmandir Palace, Rao Madho Singh Museum, City Fort and Palace, Haveli of Deaji and Chambal Gardens, Kota Barrage, Rana Pratap Sagar Dam and many more.

Kota is a famous historical city of northern India located in the state of Rajasthan. This historical city was a portion of the former Rajput kingdom of Bundi. In 1624, Kota gained the status of an independent state, when the rulers of Kota were defeated by the Mughal emperor Jehangir. The city of Kota is well known all over the world for its architectural splendor constituting of beautiful palaces, temples, museums. This architectural heritage exhibit the grandeur of the foregone era. The city has numerous exciting tourist attractions to visit and enjoy.

From Kota you can go to the nearby tourist places like Darrah Wildlife Sanctuary (50 km), Baroli (55 km), Nahargarh Fort (145 km), Bundi (35 km), Nawal Sagar, Jhalwar, Bhawani Natya Shala, etc. The city is also a favorite destination among the tourists who enjoy shopping. Kota is very famous for doria sarees, gold jewelries and silk sarees. Tourist Attractions are mostly historical places.

Places to See in kota

Maharao Madho Singh Museum

To preserve the rich cultural and architectural heritage of the city a number of palaces have been converted into museums. Maharao Madho Singh Museum is located in the old magnificent palace. On your trip to Kota do not miss this museum, as it is definitely one of the best museums in the state of Rajasthan. Read More.....

Kota Government Museum

Kota Government Museum is located in the Brijvilas Palace near the Kishore Sagar in the state of Rajasthan. The Museum is open from 10.00 to 5 PM and the entrance fee is Rs.2/-. It is closed on every Friday and Government holidays. Inside the museum photography is prohibited but there is a provision of receiving permission from the Director of Archaeology and Museums, Jaipur. The museum portrays the rich cultural heritage of the state. Read More.....

Chambal Garden

Located at the bank of river Chambal, the Chambal Garden is one of the most beautiful picnic spots in the Indian city of Kota. Visitors can enjoy peace in the lap of exquisite greenery while in this city. The major attraction of the Chambal Garden in Kota is the wonderful pond situated just in the middle of the greenery. This pond full of crocodiles attract a large number of tourists to this place during the winter months. This muddy pond can be crossed by shaky bridge suspended at a very low height. Read More.....

Haveli of Devtaji

Last Updated on : September 17, 2013