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Kota is the industrial hub of Rajasthan & has an atomic power plant. It is situated on the banks of Chambal river & famous for its fort & dams.

Kota, the historical city was founded in 12th century, now is well known as the industrial capital of Rajasthan. It is rapidly emerging as an important industrial centre. It boasts of Asia's largest fertilizer plant, precision instrument unit and atomic power station nearby. Amazingly unfamiliar, the Kota has some splendid treasures for the tourist. Its impregnable fortresses, sprawling palaces, exquisitely wrought palaces and lovely waterways act as a magnificent foil to its exotic wildlife and delicate fresco Paintings.
 

How to reach Kota

By Road :: There are regular express buses to Ajmer(6 hours), Chittorgarh(6 hours), Jaipur(6 hours) Udaipur(6 hours), Jodhpur(11 hours), Bikaner(12 hours).

By Rail :: Kota is on the main Mumbai-Delhi line via Sawai Madhopur so there are so many Express trains to Delhi & Mumbai. The Rajdhani Express leaves for Mumbai at 8:50 PM.

Nearest airport :: Jaipur 245 Kms.

 
Distance from major Cities
Kota - New Delhi 504 Kms
Kota - Mumbai 1005 Kms
Kota - Jaipur 245 Kms
Kota - Udaipur 270 Kms
Kota - Jodhpur 405 Kms
Kota - Jaisalmer 690 Kms

Places to see

City Palace & Fort :: This beautiful palace is designed with mirror work, ebony and ivory doors.

Jag Madir - Kishor Sagar :: This beautiful red-stone palace has a wonderful view of the man-made lake called Kishore Sagar. It was built in 1346 A.D. by the Prince of Bundi.

Chambal Garden :: A brilliantly designed garden at the Amar Niwas. Its lush surroundings make it a popular picnic spot offering enjoyable boat rides. This beautiful garden also houses crocodiles.

Brij Vilas Palace Museum :: This government museum is located near Kishore Sagar, it houses old coins, stone idols etc.

Maharao Madho Singh Museum :: Located in the old palace, the museum houses wonderful collectibles of Rajput miniature paintings of the Kota school, exquisite sculptures, frescoes and armory.

The Government Museum :: The museum houses a rare collection of manuscripts, coins and figures of Hadoti sculptures.

Kota Barrage :: A part of the irrigation canal system on the Chambal River, this beautiful setting is ideal for outings and evening strolls.

Other Places to visiting :: Kansua temple with a four faced Shiva Lingam, Bhitria Kund, Adhar Shila, Budh Singh Bafna haveli, Yatayat Park, Haryali Water Park, Godavari Dham Mandir.

 

Places Around Kota

Bundi & Chittorgarh are the nearby tourist destinations.
Click on the link for more information about Bundi & Chittorgarh


 

 


 

 

 

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