The Bundi district of Rajasthan attracts tourist from all over the world.
The destination provides tourist spots for both the foreign and domestic
visitors. The place offers a unique culture with baoris , palaces &
forts , lakes and the beautiful natural surroundings. Bundi is known for
attractive step wells and tanks. These are about 50 in number and mark the
town's streets and bylanes. Interesting monuments including impressive
medieval forts, palaces, 'havelis', temples and 'chhatris' with elegantly
carved pillars, along with a picturesque lake in the heart of the town, add
to its appeal.
Nearest airport is Jaipur, 206 km away.
Kota, 36 km is the nearest railhead.
: connected to all the cities within Rajasthan. Tourist
taxis and buses are available from Jaipur and Kota.
Facts About Bundi
: 5628 Sq Km
Best time to visit
: Rajasthani, English, Hindi
: Taragarh, Chattar Mahal, Ratan Daulat, Chitrashala
Taragarh or The Star Fort:
The fort was built in 1354 A.D., and is one of the most impressive forts of
Rajasthan. Located on a thickly wooded hill is a marvelous white fort with a
huge reservoir which once supplied water to the palace.
This magnificent edifice showcases the Rajput architecture. The palace
houses some of the superb Bundi murals.
Chhattar Mahal or Palace or Towers:
A steep, paved carafe-way is the only way to reach the monument. Of special
interest in the palace is the Hazari Pol or Gate of the thousand, the Naubat
Khana, the Hathi Pol with its old water clock and the Diwann-e- Aam.
It is a very interesting structure built by Rao Raja Ratan Singh, forming a
stable for nine horses and a Hatia Pol. Prior permission required to visit
This is an interesting pavilion and a gallery of miniature murals adorn the
palace. Elaborate colorful paintings on the walls depict scenes from the
'Ragmala' and 'Raaslila'-the Radha-Krishna story.
Visible from the fort is the square artificial lake of Nawal Sagar, broken
up by islets. A temple dedicated to Varuna, the Aryan god of water,stands
half submerged in the center of the lake. The reflection of the entire city
and its palaces can be seen in the lake -making it a unique attraction of