Sunday, June 14, 2009

KOTA ( The Industrial City)

General information:

Famous as         :     The Industrial City
Location            :      South of Rajasthan (240 km from Jaipur)
Temperature    :   Summer : 42.6°C – 27.3°C,
                                  Winter- 29.7°C – 9.7°C,
                                   Rainy Season : July – mid September
                                  (very humid)
Clothing             :   Summer – Light cotton clothes,
                                 Winter – Woolens
Language          :     Rajasthani, Hindi, English
Spoken
Best Season       :   September to March
to Visit

Access:
By air                      :   No Airport of it’s own.
                                      Nearest airport is Jaipur (240 km)
By Train                :   Railway station is at the extreme northern                                       end of the town. Jaipur is 5 hours and
                                      Delhi is at 10 hours distance.
By road                  :   Well connected. Main bus station on Bundi                                       road. Good service to main cities as                                       Ajmer, Chittorgarh,Jaipur, Udaipur,
                                      Jodhpur and Bikaner.
Local                :          Taxis, Auto-Rickshaws and tongas.

Visit:
Places to see:
         Chambal Garden, Kota Barrage, Kishore Sagar,
         Govt.Museum, Maharao Madho Singh Museum,
         Kota Fort, Jag Mandir, Nahargarh Fort,
         Rock Painting of Alaniya.

Excursion :
        Darrah Wildlife Sanc. , Rana Pratap Sagar Dam,
        Fort of Bhainsrodgarh , Haveli of Devataji ,
        Haveli of Devataji , Bhanddeora Temple,
       Remains of Garhgachh , Ishwari Niwas Haveli,
       Baroli, Sitabari , Shergarh
       Remains of Shahbad and Mosque.

Others :
        Kansua temple, Bhitria Kund,
        Adhar Shila, Yatayat Park.

Shopping:
  Famous articles-
              -   Kota Doria Sari (finely weaved with cotton and
              -   silk threads), art and craft items,
              -   Potteries and stone craft, handicraft items
              -   (miniature paintings), Kota Stone

  Shopping Place
                Local Bazaars ( the Government Emporia,
                departmental store)

Fairs and Festivals:
         Dussehra Fair ( Oct-Nov)
         Gangaur (March-April)

Accomodation:
Welcome-group :
         : Hotel Umed Bhawan Palace.

Heritage hotels and resorts :
         Hotel Brijraj Bhawan Palace,.
         Sukhdham Kothi, Palkiya Haveli ,
         Bhainsrorgarh Fort Hotel,
         Brijraj Bhawan Palace.

Other :
         Hotel Navrang, Hotel Everest,
         Hotel Meghdoot, Hotel Payal,
         Hotel Surya Royal,
         Gayatri Hotel,
         Khajanchi Hotel,
         Hotel Phul Plaza.

RTDC :
         Chambal Hotel, Payal Hotel,
         Hotel Vrandavan, Madras Hotel
         Hotel Panihari, Palace View Garden.

Restaurants :
         Hotel Phul Plaza : Vegetarian restaurant
         Flavour Restaurant ( Indian, continental, fast food),
         Barkha Restaurant,
         Treat Restaurant,
         Eatos Restaurant.

4 Comments:

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