Places to visit in Kota

Places to visit in Kota – The Educational City of Rajasthan

The largest Indian state in terms of area is Rajasthan. It is a wonderful land gifted with magnificent forts and palaces, sand dunes and lakes. Kota City is the industrial capital of Rajasthan  and there are many places to visit in Kota. Formerly Kota was also known as Kotah. It is the 25th largest district in the state of Rajasthan. Kota City is located 240 kilometers south of state capital, Jaipur situated on the banks of Chambal River.

Places to visit in Kota -

Kota City is known for its coaching institutes for engineering and medical entrance exams. It also referred to as “Education town of India” and there are many places to visit in Kota. Kota City was once the part of the erstwhile Rajput kingdom of Bundi. It became a separate princely state in the 17th century. Kota is reportedly the only city besides Thiruvananthapuram that receives a continuous 24-hour water supply in India.

Places to visit in Kota 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 renowned historical city of northern india situated within the state of Rajasthan. This historical city was a portion of the former Rajpoot kingdom of Bundi.

In 1624, Kota gained the standing of an independent state, when the rulers of Kota were defeated by the Mughal emperor Jehangir. Kota city is well known all over the world for its architectural splendor constituting of beautiful palaces, temples, museums. These architectural heritages exhibit the grandeur of the foregone era. The city has numerous exciting tourist places to visit in Kota and enjoy.

Kota city is also among one of the favorite destination among the tourists who enjoy shopping. Kota is very famous for doria sarees, gold jewelries and silk sarees. Some Interesting Places to visit in Kota are –

Maharao Madho Singh Museum – it is located in the old magnificent palace. On your trip to Kota do not miss this museum because it is definitely one of the best museums in Rajasthan and one of the best places to visit in Kota.

Kota Government Museum – it is located in the Brijvilas Palace near the Kishore Sagar in the state of Rajasthan. This 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. The museum portrays the rich cultural heritage of the state and is among the mesmerizing places to visit in Kota.

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. The major attraction of the Chambal Garden in Kota City is the wonderful pond situated just in the middle of the greenery.

Haveli of Devtaji – The Haveli of Devtaji is not only a splendid palace but the place is also interesting for its major historical significance. This Haveli is one of the vintage places to visit in Kota.


Connectivity:-

All the places to visit in Kota are well connected to all the major cities and the capital or Rajasthan Via Bus,train and flights.

connectivity kota

 

Via Bus – You can take bus from aurangabad to reach Kota Duration in bus is (23 hr 15 min).

Via Flight – You can flights from aurangabad to new Delhi and from new Delhi to kota.

Via Train – A direct train is linked between aurangabad and kota.

 

Accomodation:-Â Click here to see the best rated hotel in Kota.

 

Climate:-All the places to visit in Mandawa lies in temperate climate of the nature,all the places are dry and receive minimum amount of rainfall,so winter season is the best time to visit the places in Mandawa.

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Best time to visit Kota:- The best time to visit kota is between February to March and between September to December.

 

Street Food in Kota:-Â

  • Barbeque corner Famous fro non-veg (R.K. Nagar,Before Borkheda Bridge,Baran Road, Kota, India).
  • South pole Cafe famous for south indian food (Jhalawar Main Road Vigyan Nagar, Kota 324005, India).
  • Eatos (Nursery Scheme  Talwandi, Kota 324005, India).
  • Spice Spress (Main Road Indira Vihar, Kota 324005, India)

 

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