Sited on the eastern bank of the Chambal River in the royal state of Rajasthan, Kota is located on a high leaning tableland forming a part of the Malwa Plateau. Kota was once the part of the erstwhile Rajput kingdom of Bundi, but in the year 1624 Mughal emperor Jehangir partitioned Bundi and converted Kota into an independent state. Then the princely state of Kota became a part of the British Empire in 1818 and later, a part of the Indian state of Rajasthan. At present, apart from various tourist attractions, Kota is best known for its academic opportunities, exquisite textile (Kota Sarees) and special Kota stone. In fact, the experience of Kota travel will be a lifetime memory for in your travel diary. If you are planning a visit to this city, then choose the best Kota holiday packages and explore Kota at its best.
Mid-March - end June
June - end September
Annual rainfall -250 cm-325 cm
Late November To Mid-February
Maharao Madho Singh Museum:
Located in an old palace, Maharao Madho Singh museum displays a selective collection of Rajput miniature paintings (Kota school), murals, sculptures, arms, etc. It also exhibits some artistic items used by the former rulers of Kota. So, don't miss a visit to this museum during your Kota tour.
Situated in the Brijvilas Palace, the Government museum displays a wide range of rare coins, sections of Hadoti sculpture, manuscripts, etc. The most notable item on display is a sculpted statue brought here from Baroli, popular for its beauty and history related to it.
Kishore Sagar & Jag Mandir:
The Kishore Sagar Lake was constructed in the year 1346 by Prince Dher Deh of Bundi. It is a scenic lake that houses a palace, Jag Mandir right at the center.
Located close to the River Chambal, the garden is a popular picnic spot. The garden is also situated nearby Amar Niwas Palace and offers a picturesque sight to the tourist. You can enjoy boating in the Chambal river as well.
Haveli of Devtaji:
Located right at the heart of a busy market, Haveli of Devta Shridharji is a famous tourist attraction. This ancient Haveli is adorned with incredible murals and rooms beautifully decorated with some striking miniature paintings.
Other Tourist Attractions:
Apart from these some other places to see in Kota are, Kota Barrage, Kansua Temple, Mathuradheesh temple, Adhar Shila, Yatayat Park, Budh Singh Bafna Haveli, Bhitria Kund, Godavari Dham Mandir, Haryali Water Park, etc.