KOTA

GENERAL INFORMATION

Area   193.58 Sq km.
Altitude   251.1 Meters
Climate Max Min
Summer 43.3°c 35.6°c
winter 30.5°c 11.6°c
Rainfall    
Clothing Summer Winter
Light tropical Woollen
Best season   October – February
Languages   English, Hindi

Kota is a decent place to experience the lives and times of the past eminence. Aside from its lofty forts and royal residences, it is Rajasthan’s biggest modern town. Arranged on the banks of the stream Chambal, it is understood for it’s acclaimed Kota sarees furthermore for a scaled down school of craftsmanship which had some expertise in chasing scenes. It has some delightful greenery enclosures, and its old castles house one of the best exhibition halls in Rajasthan.

TOURIST PLACES

Brijraj Bhawan, a pioneer style royal residence, arranged on the bank of waterway Chambal, was built in the mid-nineties. The castle has vast open rooms that are tastefully done up with old fashioned furniture. An intriguing component of the castle is the way that every one of the rooms overlooks the Chambal River giving a capturing perspective of the relentless stream.

Umed Bhawan is a standout amongst the most excellent royal residences of Kota. Established in 1009 by Maharaja Umed Singh II of Kota, this royal residence was composed by Sir Swinton Jacob, who spent numerous years in Rajasthan. The general configuration of the royal residence is European. There is an Edwardian drawing room; a pool room and an exceptionally well laid out greenery enclosure encompassing the castle. There are long passageways, patio and Italian marble floors.

MUSEUM

Arranged in the old castle, it houses a rich gathering of Rajput artistic creations of the Kota school, choice models and other important collectibles. The exhibition hall is the fortune place of imaginative things utilized by the leaders of Kota.

BADOLI: (40 km)

It is one of the most seasoned and most lovely sanctuary buildings in Rajasthan. These ninth century sanctuaries are portrayed by an elevated requirement of masterful sensibility. Built in the standard Panchayatan (gathering of five) style, one of the gatherings still has its rich carvings verging on in place. There are a few places of worship worth a visit, some of which are in a decent condition of conservation.

HOW TO GET THERE

By Air – Jaipur 245 km is the nearest airport.

By Rail – Lying on the Delhi-Bombay route, Kota is well served by super-fast rail services. Jaipur is connected by Durgapur-Bombay Express.

By Road – Good network of road connections links Kota with important cities. Some notable distances are

DISTANCE
Delhi
Bundi
Chittorgarh
Udaipur
Jaipur
KOTA
500 km
46 km
184 km
285 Km
255 Km