Moti Mahal, Bundi

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Moti Mahal, Bundi Overview

Bundi is a small town in the Hadoti region of Rajasthan, which lies 250 km away from the capital city of Rajasthan and 39 km from Kota. The town is famous for its picturesque forts, steep-wells (baolis), palaces, lakes, and reservoirs. Moti Mahal is one of the unmatched attractions of the town. Along with the historic beauty of the Moti Mahal Palace, you can also enjoy the panoramic view of the arid Aravali hills in the backdrop along with the view of the ancient Nagal Sagar Lake.

The majestic fort was built by Maharao Raja Bhao Singh Ji in the year 1645. In the later years of the 16th and 17th century, the fort was taken over by Rao Raja Chatrasal and then by Rao Raja Umed Singh respectively. The fort was further strengthened and enlarged by the two kings who built various steep wells and added small structures to the fort. Later, in the 19the century, the fort was captured by Ajit Singh who built a beautiful garden along the lake and a massive Shiv temple near the fort.

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The interiors of Moti Mahal

The interiors of the fort reflect the richness of the Rajput rulers in Rajasthan. Built in the form of a massive apartment-like structure the interiors and the ceilings of the fort are embellished with the brilliant mirror work. It is also believed that a huge amount of 80 pounds of gold was used to add the beauty to the fort when it was first built by its king. A lot of expensive stones and marbles were used in the making of this fort.

Tips For Visiting Moti Mahal

Carry camera, torch light and fully covered clothes, proper footwears, munchies, beverages and water along

How To Reach Moti Mahal, Bundi

The public transport within the town isn't well developed, so it is advisable to book your own cab to tour the town.

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