Still retaining its past glory, Kota is situated along the banks of the Chambal River. With a harmonious blend of the present and the past, Kota Rajasthan is dotted with impressive forts, palaces and temples. It also has the Hydro Electric Plant on the Chambal River. Kota tours are highly sought after among guests who seek to have a brush with its glorious past.
The history of Kota is associated with the history of Bundi. In 12th century, Kota and Bundi was controlled over by the Chauhans. Bundi was the capital of the Chauhans and Kota was given to the eldest son of the king. It was in 1624, Kota was made an independent state. In 1818, the British gained the control of the land. In 1947, Kota became a part of newly formed state of Rajasthan. Tours to Kota acquaints tourists with its glorious past.
As you travel to Kota in Rajasthan, visit its remarkable forts and palaces. From the fort enjoy the commanding view of the river. On tours to Kota, visit the Rao Madho Singh Museum. The museum houses an excellent collection of miniature paintings of the Kota school, armory, sculptures, murals and artifacts. This museum is situated in an old palace. Walk down the lane while touring the museum. During Kota tours, don't miss to see Jag Mandir, built in 1740. This Kota tourist attraction is located amidst the serene waters of an artificial lake, Kishore Sagar. Tourists can enjoy boating on the lake. Other Kota tourist attractions include Chambal Lake, Adhar Shila, Godavari Dham Mandir, Garh Palace and Bheetariya Kund.
While on Kota travel package, take excursion trips to Baroli, Rana Pratap Sagar Dam and Bhainsrodgarh, Jhalawar, Sitabari, Rock Paintings of Alaniya and Bundi. Kota is also marked for its unique style of paintings. The guests visiting this city can shop paintings, stone products and saris as souvenir.