Kota Fort is one of the prominent tourist attraction of Kota, Kota
fort overlooks the Chambal river. There is a museum inside the Kota
fort which exhibits chambers which are ornately painted. The
foundation of the Kota Fort was laid in the mid 13th century by the
Jait Singh. Kota Fort is famous for its Durbar Hall, Durbar Hall
exhibits an attractive mirror work and has very wonderfully designed
paintings. Durbar Hall also houses the doors of ebony and ivory.
Wonderful miniature paintings of the Kota school are also housed
within the Durbar Hall. Afterwards, the Maharajas of Kota discarded
the fort and build various palaces at that place.
Chambal Garden is the lush green garden at Amar Niwas. This place is a
lovely picnic spot. While enjoying the beauty of the place one can
even enjoy a boat ride.
Umed Bhawan Palace
Bhawan Palace was founded by Maharao Umed Singh II of Kota. Foundation
of this palace was laid by Sir Swinton Jacob. It is most prominent
attractions of Kota. Whole palace is design in European style. Umed
Bhawan Palace is surrounded by heritage hotel. Now, Umed Bhawan Palace
has now been converted into a luxurious heritage hotel which is well
furnished with modern amenities. The hotel has 32 rooms. Inside the
hotel there are Italian marble floors, Edwardian drawing room, a
billiard room, long corridors and courtyards. The hotel has a
restaurant, bar and a fitness centre.
Rao Madho Singh Ji Museum
Initially, Rao Madho Singh Ji Museum was a palace, this museum gives a
magnificent sight of the history and splendor of the place. The museum
exhibits a large collection of Rajput paintings of the Kota school,
beautiful sculptures, ancient armory, miniature paintings and other
precious antiques. This Museum was named after the son of the ruler of
Bundi who was declared the first ruler of Kota by the Mughal emperor
Jahangir. It is the treasure house of artistic items used by the
rulers of Kota. The museum remain closed on Friday and on other state
Barrage is a part of the irrigation canal system on the Chambal River.
This beautiful place is perfect for outings and evening strolls.
Brijraj Bhawan Palace
Brijraj Bhawan Palace is a colonial style palace which is situated on
the banks of Chambal river. The foundation of this palace is laid in
the early nineties. The palace has large spacious rooms that are
decorated very properly with unique furniture. An important feature of
the palace is that almost all the rooms overlook the Chambal river
providing an amazing view of the mighty river. Brijraj Bhawan Palace
has now been changed into a luxurious heritage hotel.