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Bundi is a beautiful town and have importance in the History for Rajasthan. Bundi is surrounded by the Aravalli hills on the three sides and is circumscribed by a massive wall with four gateways. Interesting monuments including impressive medieval forts, palaces, havelis, temples with beautiful stone idols and chattris with carved pillars, along with a picturesque lake in the heart of the town, add to its charm. Bundi is very famous for its intricate carvings and murals.

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TARARGH FORT – 14th CENTURY:
This is one of the most impressive and in days gone by, impregnable forts in Rajasthan. It has four enormous water reservoirs which were built to cater to the water requirements of the fort. The panoramic view of Bundi and surrounding hills is magnificent, an ideal place to sit quietly and watch the sunset. Taragarh means the ‘Star Fort’ is the most impressive of the city’s structures. It was constructed in AD 1354 upon a steep hillside.

KESHARBARGH 16TH CENTURY

This final resting place of Bundi’s kings and queens, Kesharbargh is another fine example of Bundi’s impressive architecture. The cenotaphs are beautifully crafted from fine yellow sandstone and marble.

NAVAL SAGAR LAKE – 18TH CENTURY

Seen as you enter the town and visible from the fort and palace is the square artificial lake, a temple dedicated to Varuna, the Aryan god of water stands half submerged in the centre. The reflection of the old city, the fort and palace can be seen in it’s waters.

RANI JI KI BAORI – 17TH CENTURY

Bundi is known for it’s baoris of stepwells. Constructed by royalty and affluent members of society, they served as water reservoirs when there was a scarcity of water. The commisioning of a baori was considered a sacred act and a privillege. More than fifty baoris exist in and around Bundi and are a marvel of craftsmanship and architecture. The finest example being the Rani Ji Ki. Built in 1699 by mother-queen Nthavati Ji during her son Budh Singh’s time it is adorned with finely sculpted pillars and arches. It is a multistoreyed atructure with places of worship on each floor.

BUNDI UTSAV

A pagent of resplendent heritage of the Hadoti celebrated every year after the Kartik Poornima. The programme includes folk/classical music and dance, arts and crafts, ethnic sports, turban competition and a fireworks display.



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