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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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Khade Ganesh Ji Mandir

Khade Ganesh Ji Mandir

Religious

Spend approx 1 hour

Khade Ganesh Ji Temple is a very famous temple dedicated to Lord ...
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Garadia Mahadev Temple

Garadia Mahadev Temple

Religious

Spend approx 1 hour

Garadia Mahadev Temple is a major attraction near to Kota, which ...
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Kotah Garh City Palace

Kotah Garh City Palace

Heritage

Spend approx 1 hour

The Kotah Garh, also known as City Palace and simply Garh, is a l...
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Kansua Temple

Kansua Temple

Religious

Spend approx 1 hour

Kansua Temple is a major temple in Kota region, which is one amon...
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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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Moti Mahal Delux Restaurant

Moti Mahal Delux Restaurant

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 800

The Moti Mahal Delux is a newly inaugurated restaurant in Kota lo...
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Royal Firdous Restaurant

Royal Firdous Restaurant

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 600

A yet another relic that has been satisfying the taste buds of Ko...
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Al - Kareem

Al Kareem

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 500

Foodies are most welcome to savor the delectable delicacies serve...
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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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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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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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Holiday Packages In kota

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    6 Nights, 7 Days
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    Rs.43,827
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    Amazing Heritage of Jaipur and Udaipur
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    Rs.9,999
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Places to stay in kota

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Popular Flights To kota

    • AMDAhmedabad
      JAIJaipur
    • Go Air
      G8-702
    • 17:00 18:45
      Non Stop
    • 01h 45m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.3,847
    • VNSVaranasi
      JAIJaipur
    • Spicejet
      SG-2982
    • 15:00 17:05
      Non Stop
    • 02h 05m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.4,015
    • ATQAmritsar
      JAIJaipur
    • Spicejet
      SG-3521
    • 20:55 22:20
      Non Stop
    • 01h 25m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.4,040
    • LKOLucknow
      JAIJaipur
    • Air India
      AI-412
    • 08:55 06:55
      1 Stop
    • 22h 00m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.4,931
    • IDRIndore
      JAIJaipur
    • Indigo
      6E-227
    • 12:25 20:30
      1 Stop
    • 08h 05m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,439
    • NAGNagpur
      JAIJaipur
    • Air India
      AI-642
    • 02:00 06:55
      1 Stop
    • 04h 55m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,715
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