Kota lies at the eastern bank of the Chambal
River. Its wealth of impressive forts, palaces and splendid temples retain their
former glory. Its present-day edifices and heavy industries
have made it the industrial heartland of Rajasthan.
The Durbar Hall is ornate with beautiful mirror work and has
ebony and ivory doors. Exquisite miniatures of the Kota
School are housed within the Hall.
Attractions of Kota
Kota Dussehra is unique for it marks more than just the
beginning of a festive period. The Dussehra festival here is
marked by a glittering procession, which attracts thousands
from the surrounding villages.
A beautifully landscaped garden at the Amar Niwas. Its lush
surroundings make it a popular picnic spot offering
enjoyable boat rides.
Amid the picturesque artificial lake of Kishore Sagar
constructed in 1346 A.D. by Prince DherDeh of Bundi, stands
the enchanting little palace of Jag Mandir. The azure waters
around the red-sandstone monument enhances its beauty.
Boat-rides can be enjoyed in the lake. The Keshar Bagh
famous for its royal cenotaphs lies in the vicinity.
A part of the irrigation canal system on the Chambal River,
this beautiful setting is ideal for outings and evening