The undiscovered majestic is Bundi from Kota which is about 36 km ruled by the Chauhan of Hada. HADOTI is the first destination set in a narrow inclining gorge. This scenic location has much to offer independent and isolated. About them, the forts and places have a fairy tale quality. Naubat Khana, Diwan- e- aam and Hathia Pol these are interesting places. During hot summer the Bundi architecture also possesses a noticeable bluish hue, it designed to keep houses cool and just such Rajput and Jodhpur in the intricately pillars and carved brackets. The history painted Chitra Shala has a colorful glimpse on walls and ceilings making it an open art gallery.
Popular for its birds, festivals and animals scenes portrayed beautifully are Bundi School paintings. So are the hunting lodges such Shikar Burj, Sagar Palace and Sukh Mahal and Bundi was famous for hunting’s during the state time. The Bundi region is a scenic location which is located in between the surrounded by hills and the huge Aravalli ranges on the three sides. Along, Bundi is a destination that is rich in natural beauty with architectural marvels mostly referred as the unexplored Rajasthan part.
Bundi is popular for its monuments and especially its fort which it’s erstwhile Rajput rulers preservers the glorious legacy. The Taragarh for is situated on a steep hill with its imposing stone structure and has ramparts and massive battlements, built in 1354. The travelers welcome to the fort through a gateway of enormous. The traveler once inside the fort can see the largest battlements, a huge water reservoir carved out of solid rock and Bhim Burj. One can see the entire town from the fort. Bundi Palace is known for their traditional mural which is situated on a hill adjacent to the Taragarh fort. Splendors a glimpse of these murals provide the traveler and Bundi ruler’s lifestyle and their exploits. Area is open only the Chitra Shala for the tourist through most parts of the palace walls are decorated with murals of traditional. The frescoes in palace other parts for see the special permission has to be obtained.
It is also popular for its waterworks and has an impressive baolis number or step wells. An important palace to visit is Raniji- Ki- Baoli (steep well of Queen). This well is known for its carvings and is a 46 m deep step well which built in 1699 by Queen Nathavatji. Pair of identical kund is the Nagar Sagar Kund in the center of the town step wells is near Raniji- ki- Baoli. The artificial lake (Nawal Sagar) is the best tourist spot which is near the palace and at center of this lake is one can see a shrine. Bhora- ji- ka- Kund and Dhabhai Kund are the other waterworks worth visiting. The town situated at the southern end an 84 pillared cenotaph within a well laid garden near the railway station. When the monument is lit up it is worth visiting at night.
Near the town, there are many attractions for tourist. A modern palace, phool sagar palace built in the 20th century which is several kilometers from the town with its artificial tanks and well laid gardens on the way to Ajmer. Near the Jait Sagar Lake, north of the town, the Sukh Mahal Palace is 2 km. A small royal hunting lodge adjacent to the Jait Sagar Lake with its royal cenotaphs and intricate carvings, the Sar Bagh and the Shikar Burj are worth visiting of other nearby places. Jait Sagar Lake is picturesque lake which is covered with beautiful lotus flowers that bloom during monsoon and winter and it is surrounded by hills. Garardha village is known for its ancient rock paintings (about 15,000 years old) 32 km south of Bundi.
The same beauty of PHOOL SAGAR lies in the massive TARAGARH and it is well planned and excellent structure as also the decoration of this edifice of Rajput. The art is in a disrepair crumbling state with no renovating desire. Bundi adds on to its appeal with a curiosity to examine it and it is not exactly a tourist tramping ground but never the less. The towns look has a Bluish hue same as Jodhpur. Bundi was once the capital of the great HADOTI KINGDOM it is the claims of original history. In 1624, then KOTA was separated as state of independent and thus the Bundi’s journey is started to downfall.
He created, He saw and He came inspiration took birth of RUDYARD KIPLING in the Bundi state and so he was inspired by the enchanting set up that he captured its images and applied them to his works a prominent author approached BUNDI.
This fort is great ramble around at leisure which is built in 1345 and Taragarh fort is rather a ramshackle fort with its vegetation of overgrown. From the top are magical, the view over the town and surrounding countryside especially at sun set. The largest of the battle fields inside the ramparts are huge reservoirs solid rock and Bhim Burj on which there is mounted a famous cannon. It is reached by leading up of steep road the hillside to its enormous gateway. Behind the chitra Shala take a path up a small disused building 200 m from the palace, before the Dudha Mahal go east along the ramparts inside then left up the ramp of steep stone.
This is popular for its Kajli teej festival which is an annual festival in Bundi. Kajli teej festival is held in July August. During this festival travelers must make it a point to visit Bundi.
By Road: Well linked by bus with Jaipur, Ajmer, Kota and Udaipur. To visit places around take taxis and one can moved around the town using auto- rickshaws. North of the railway station, the main bus stop is about 1 km. Also bikes are available here on hire.
By Rail: Bundi has a small railway station which is located to the south of the town. It is also well linked by trains with Kota and Agra. From Kota one can also catch trains from Bundi it is 36 km which is an important railhead.