Kota City/ Bundi City - Rajastan
Kota is a city on the Chambal River in Rajasthan state. Inside the Kota Garh, or City Palace, the Maharao Madho Singh Museum exhibits miniature paintings and antique weapons. South, along the river, tranquil Chambal Garden has a pond with crocodiles. Northeast, 18th-century Jagmandir Palace sits in the middle of Kishore Sagar Lake. Seven Wonders Park includes mini replicas of the Eiffel Tower and Taj Mahal.
Garadia Mahadev Temple- The Garadia Mahadev Temple is located over Chambal river. Situated at a height of 500 m from the sea level, there is a deep gorge here, with the river flowing through it. Steep cliffs flank the gorge and it is here that we see Chambal river taking a horseshoe bend. This vantage viewpoint will surely tranquilise you with its panoramic view and pristine beauty.
Bundi is a magnificent town located around 36 kilometres from Kota. Dotted with palaces and forts. Bundi’s charm lies in its location –surrounded by the Aravalli range and river. Just like Jodhpur the architecture of Bundi also possesses a noticeable bluish hue, designed to keep houses cool during hot summer, in the intricately carved brackets and pillars.
Raniji ki Baori- is a famous step well built in 1699 by Rani Nathavati Ji. This multi-storied step well decorated with brilliantly carved pillars and a high-arched gate. The entrance of the baori is narrow doorway marked by four pillars. The baori is a medieval marvel of construction and design.
Taragarh Fort- is located on a steep hill and offers a panoramic and breath-taking view of the entire city of Bundi. The entrance to the fort is marked by three gateways, followed by tunnels and many battlements along with ramparts.
84 Pillar Cenotaph- is a structure supported by 84 columns. This impressive structure is decorated with carvings of deer, elephants and apsaras.
Nawal Sagar lake- is an artificial lake and has half-submerged temple dedicated to Lord Varun Dev in its centre. One can see the reflection of nearby palaces and forts in its waters.
Garh Palace- The Garh Palace in Bundi is one of the largest palaces in India. Inside the palace is a collection several palaces that were built by different rulers over the span of 3 centuries. Some of the famous palaces here include Chhatra Mahal, Phool Mahal and Badal Mahal. The famous Chitrashala has a fascinating pavilion and gallery of miniature murals. The entrance of the Garth palace has a Hathi Pole. This gate is a huge architectural feat that evokes a sense of grandeur. The gate has two elephants depicting blowing bugles.