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Kota (previously referred to as Kotah), is the administrative headquarters of Kota district and is located in the southeast of Rajasthan on the banks of the River Chambal. It is one of the most energetic and charming cities in the state and an appealing tourist destination. With India's oldest mountain range in the background, Kota offers stunning views of sand dunes, a tiger trail, lush forests and so much more. The city is sprinkled with beautiful monuments and havelis decorated with frescoes.\r\n\r\nKota is famous for its three K’s - Kachori, the Kota Doria and the Kota Stone. It is also known for its educational institutions and has quite a few hi-tech industrial units. Kota sees its fair share of tourists that come in from all over India and across the world. Some of the popular sites to visit in and around the city include the Kota Fort, Chambal Garden, Chatra Vilas Garden, Seven Wonders Park, Kota Zoological Park and more. Kota is one of the four cities of Rajasthan that was selected to participate in the India Smarts Cities Challenge - a contest that aims to inspire advancement in cities to better the lives of its citizens. The people of Kota are friendly and have a rich tradition of folk music, dance and the arts.

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  • Best time to visit kota The best time to visit Kota is between the months of October to February. The winters in Kota are cool and dry...Read More
  • How to reach kota Kota has no airport within the city. The best option would be to fly to Jaipur and travel from there by taxi. ...Read More
  • Transport In kota There are daily buses that run all over the city and are an efficient and safe way of travelling around Kota a...Read More
  • People of kota The city is currently the third largest city in the state (in terms of size and population) after Jaipur and J...Read More
  • Languages of kota The people on Kota commonly converse in Rajasthani and Hindi. As there are many famous educational institution...Read More
  • History of kota The history of Kota goes back to the 12 century when the Hada, a Chauhan Rajput chief, Rao Deva, occupied the ...Read More
  • Culture of kota Apart from the sand dunes, lush forests and wildlife, this city is blessed with a rich cultural heritage. Fest...Read More
  • Weather of kota Kota has a semi-dry climate with high temperatures all through the year. The summers are hot, dry and very lon...Read More
  • Map of kota Kota lies along the banks of the Chambal River in the south east part of Rajasthan. The river forms a natural ...Read More

Best Places to visit in kota

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Chambal Gardens

Chambal Gardens

Gardens-Woods

Spend approx 3 hours

Located on the banks of beautiful Chambal River, Chambal Gardens ...
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Kishore Sagar Lake

Kishore Sagar Lake

Water Bodies

Spend approx 1 hour

Kishore Sagar Lake is an artificial tank of water constructed by ...
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Kishore Sagar

Kishore Sagar

Water Bodies

Spend approx 2 hours

Kishore Sagar is a beautiful artificial lake, which was construct...
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Raniji ki Baoli

Raniji ki Baoli

Water Bodies

Spend approx 1 hour

Raniji Ki Baoli is located outside the old walls of Bundi town ne...
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Amar Punjabi Dhaba

Amar Punjabi Dhaba

Dhaba

Cost for Two - INR 500

Amar Punjabi is a wonderful place located just outside the Kota r...
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Tatva

Tatva

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 600

Give your taste buds a delectable surprise at Tatva. Located in t...
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South Pole Cafe

South Pole Cafe

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 400

Come to this restaurant to savor the best samosas and kachoris wh...
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Barbeque Corner

Barbeque Corner

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 1000

Barbeque Corner serves Mediterranean, American and Asian cuisines...
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City Centre Bar

City Centre Bar

Bars

Cost for Two - INR 1000

As the name suggests, this bar in the center of the city is a pop...
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Sheesha Restaurant

Sheesha Restaurant

Bars

Cost for Two - INR 600

Sheesha Restaurant, as the name suggests, is famous for its hooka...
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Umed Club

Umed Club

Bars

Cost for Two - INR 1000

To have a nice meal in Kota, you can try out Umed club. The night...
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9 PM Bar and Restaurant

9 PM Bar and Restaurant

Bars

Cost for Two - INR 800

For a night bird, the fun begins after nine. This 9 PM Bar and Re...
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Holiday Packages In kota

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    6 Nights, 7 Days
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    Rs.43,827
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Holiday Themes In kota

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Places to stay in kota

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Popular Flights To kota

    • DELDelhi
      JAIJaipur
    • Indigo
      6E-2143
    • 05:45 06:45
      Non Stop
    • 01h 00m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.2,380
    • STVSurat
      JAIJaipur
    • Spicejet
      SG-2774
    • 09:55 11:30
      Non Stop
    • 01h 35m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.4,349
    • LKOLucknow
      JAIJaipur
    • Indigo
      6E-142
    • 05:35 13:00
      1 Stop
    • 07h 25m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.4,529
    • PNQPune
      JAIJaipur
    • Indigo
      6E-917
    • 09:50 13:00
      Non Stop
    • 03h 10m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.4,600
    • BOMMumbai
      JAIJaipur
    • Air Asia India
      I5-942
    • 07:25 20:25
      1 Stop
    • 13h 00m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,053
    • VNSVaranasi
      JAIJaipur
    • Spicejet
      SG-2753
    • 18:15 20:40
      Non Stop
    • 02h 25m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.5,707
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