Kota is one of the historical places, located on the banks of River Chambal. The ancient town was established in 12th century. It holds the fame of being most beautiful city of Rajasthan. The foundation was laid by Rajput and then it was ruled by Mughal emperors. It has rich past history and witnessed many battles. One can find splendid heritage. Rajput culture and Gallantry are the most inviting features of Kota. It has many attractive temples, imposing palaces and historical forts which are living evidence of great architecture and aesthetic sense. Now Kota is an industrial town. It is well renowned for textile weaving, cosmetics, impressive handicrafts, cotton milling, dairy products and oil seed milling. It is famous for Doria Saris. There are many alluring things can be experienced in Kota. Victorian style buildings are also seen here. It has one of the best museums in Rajasthan. Kinetic paintings are the most attractive feature of this museum.
Places to visit
It is a place of ancestral properties. 700 years old monumental structures, classic paintings, lattice work, stone carvings and beautiful architectures are the primary features of City Palace.
It is a fantastic garden located at the back drop of River Chambal. It is a breeding place of crocodiles. It offers marvelous landscapes and there are plenty of playing fields. It is a good spot to enjoy weekend.
Kishore Sagar, Kaithoon, Gaipernath, Jag Mandir, Government museum, Alnea and Garadia Mahadev are other popular locations in Kota.
How to reach Kota
Sanganer airport is nearly 245 km from Kota is the closest airport.
On Mumbai-Delhi line, Kota rail head is located and well served by plenty of trains.
There are good transport facilities available to reach Kota by road.
In summer 32-45 C and in winter 28-35 C and best visited from October to March.