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About Bundi :

Bundi is an amazing vacationer location of Rajasthan. Visitors from all over the world journey to Rajasthan to experience and discover its wonder of the era of raja-maharaja. It is among the most popular holiday locations of Indian where sightseeing opportunities in abundance. Bundi is an amazing vacationer location of Rajasthan which features of wealthy social history.

Bundi is a wonderful vacationer destination located in southeast the state. This town is well known for its decorative mansions, amazing castles and magnificently designed step-wells.The record of this awesome city goes returning to leadership of Prithviraj Chauhan in 1193 AD. It is preferably hemmed in by the Aravali hill variety on three factors. This city is enclosed by large walls with four gateposts at four factors. This city is also described in the performs of Rudyard Kipling.

Top Tourist Attractions in Bundi

Taragarh Fort – The Taragarh Fort is the largest fort in the area. This citadel was constructed at some point during the 14th century. The citadel also ranks among the most popular fortresses in the state. There is a decent picture gallery and many elaborate sculptures and constructions. This is the place from where the Bundi pattern of wall painting came into existence. There are a number of fortifications and the biggest among them is the Bhim Burj, the citadel which was constructed in the 16th century. There was a huge cannon on the Bhim Burj at one time, and this was specifically known as “Thunder from the Womb” or Garbh Gunjam. There are three reservoirs in the fort that never run out.

Bundi Palace - Adjacent to the fort and past the bazaar, a wooden gate leads to the beautiful Bundi Palace. The highlight of this palace is the beautiful murals that carry the spectators back into the time of Bundi royalty. The murals cover almost entire palace walls, however, all these areas are not open for public viewing barring the Chitrashala. For visiting other areas, special permission needs to be obtained from the secretary of the Maharaja of Bundi. Photography is not allowed otherwise Bundi palace, illuminated with lights during night, presents a glowing beauty to be captured on camera.

Sukh Mahal - The palace was constructed during the reigns of Umed Singh on the banks of Sukh Sagar or the Jait Sagar. The palace was meant for providing the princes a free hand to do what they liked away from the supervision of the Rao. The highlight of the palace is the white marble chhatri that stands in the centre of the roof of the second storey. The palace, that serves as the Irrigation Rest House today, holds the honour of playing host to the famous writer, Rudyard Kipling.

Stepwells - There are 32 step wells in Bundi and they were utilized as a source of water. People used them to wash their clothes and drink water. The Mother Queen of Bundi, Rani Nathavatji, constructed them in the year 1699 and they were bestowed for the well-being of the residents. Rani Ji ki Baori is the most outstanding among all these step wells and you should see this. This step well is a perfect instance of the blend of Jain and Hindu architectural patterns. The depth is around 46 meters. Don’t miss the Nagar Sagar twin step wells.

84 Pillared Cenotaphs – The Chaurasi Khambon ki Chhatri is located south of the town and is a pavilion supported by 84 pillars. The pavilion was constructed in the year 1683 by Rao Anirudh Singh to honour the services of Deva, his wet nurse. The two storeyed structure serves as a cenotaph as well as a temple though the importance of the cenotaph seems to have deteriorated with the passage of time. On the other hand the temple with Shiva Linga still commands respect from the devotees. The ceilings on both the floors are decorated with paintings of Rajput battles and fish symbols.
 






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