The south –east region of Rajasthan is known as Hadoti. Name of the main town Bundi came from the Meena tribe man called Bunda Meena. This Hadoti region is the land of great Hada Rajputs is located at a distance of 220 KM from Jaipur and 500 KM from Delhi.
Bundi is well connected by road and rail network. Bundi Railway station code is BUDI.
Bundi is famous for its stepwells , forts , Lakes and colourful markets. This place is the origin of Hadoti School of Painting and glimpses of this is found at Chitrasala inside Taragarh fort.
Where to stay at Bundi
There are plenty of hotels and resorts available at Bundi. There are several hotels , guest houses and traditional havelis available near Taragarh fort. If you want to stay inside the busy market area then there are few havelies (traditional houses). If you have your own vehicle then avoid the market or fort areas as you may face parking problem.
Just outside the busy area by the side of Jait Sagar Lake there is Ummaid Bagh Resort with tent accommodation. This place is good for nature lovers.
Plan to stay minimum one night as half day is required to cover all the sightseeing points around Bundi. Tourist also stay at Kota and visit Bundi as a full day program by returning to Kota in night.
Bundi fort is located within the city area and this majestic fort is visible from all parts of the town.
Visit the Chitrasala and old fort area. Attractive paintings are the main attraction of Chitrasala.
Stepwell of Raniji
Located within the city of Bundi , this place is also known as Raniji Ki Baori.
This step well was built by Rao Raja Anirudh Singh’s wife Rani Nathawat Ji during the reign of her son Budh Singh in V.S 1757.
Eighty four Pillared cenotaph
Located within the city of Bundi this 17th century edifice is an exquisite example of carving and is an architectural marvel which was built by Rao Raja Anirudh Singh in 1683 A.D in the memory of his foster brother Deva.
This is also known as Eighty four Pillared cenotaph.
Sukh Mahal & Government Museum
Located by the side of Jait Sagar lake this palace was built by Raja Vishnu Singh ( 1773 – 1821 .A.D ) . This was constructed under the supervision of his Diwan and architect Sukhram in 1776 A.D. and therefore named as Sukha Mahal.