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Theme Destinations > Culture > Kota Back

Kota, 240 km from Jaipur, offers an amazing juxtaposition of the majestic medieval age and modern industrialisation. Here you will find an untouched wealth of impressive forts, opulent palaces and splendid temples, as well as present-day edifices.

Sightseeing

Maharao Madho Singh Museum
Situated in the old palace, the museum has a superb collection of Rajput miniature paintings of the Kota school, exquisite sculptures, frescoes and armoury. The museum also houses a rich repository of artistic items used by the Kota rulers. 

Kota Barrage
A part of the irrigation canal system on the Chambal River, this beautiful setting is ideal for outings and evening strolls. Other Places worth visiting: Kansua temple with a four-faced Shiva Lingam, Bhitria Kund, Adhar Shila Budh Singh Bafna Haveli and Yatayat Park.

Jag Mandir
Amid the picturesque artificial lake of Kishore Sagar constructed in 1346 AD by Prince Dher Deh of Bundi, stands the enchanting little palace of Jag Mandir. 

Chambal Garden
A beautifully landscaped garden at the Amar Niwas. Its lush surroundings make it a popular picnic spot. 

Rana Pratap Sagar Dam and Bhainsrodgarh
Bhainsrodgarh Fort lies on the right bank of the Chambal River and a village lies within the fort. 

The Government Museum
Housed in the Brijvilas Palace near the Kishore Sagar, the museum displays a rich collection of rare coins, manuscripts and a representative selection of Hadoti sculpture. 

Haveli of Devtaji
The beautiful Haveli of Devta Shridharji is located in the middle of the busy market. The haveli is noted for its splendid frescoes.

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