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1. Taragarh Fort

Taragarh Fort
Must visit 4.2 /5

3 km
from city center
1 out of 14
places to visit in Bundi

Constructed in the year 1354, the Taragarh Fort is one of the most impressive structures in Bundi. The state of Bundi was founded in this year by Rao Deva, and this was when the construction of this massive square began. Popularly known as the 'Star Fort', the attraction is located on a steep hill and offers a panoramic view of the entire city of Bundi situated in the Nagpahari of Aravalli ranges. The fort was described by the famous author Rudyard Kipling as "more the work of Goblins than of men". Sadly, time took its toll on this magnificent structure, and most of the majestic and fascinating architecture of the fort is now in ruins.

2. Moti Mahal, Bundi

Moti Mahal, Bundi
Must visit 4.1 /5

2 km
from city center
2 out of 14
places to visit in Bundi

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.

3. Badal Mahal, Bundi

Badal Mahal, Bundi
3.2 /5

2 km
from city center
3 out of 14
places to visit in Bundi

The Badal Mahal is located in the premises of the Taragarh Fort. The walls of this majestic palace are covered with exquisite paintings. These paintings are interesting since they depict an influence of Chinese culture.

4. Garh Palace

Garh Palace
3.1 /5

2 km
from city center
4 out of 14
places to visit in Bundi

The Garh palace has a number of petite palaces built encircling the central majestic residence. The various rulers of the city built these small palaces. The palace has many tales attached to it.

5. Sukh Mahal

Sukh Mahal
3.1 /5

3 km
from city center
5 out of 14
places to visit in Bundi

Sukh Mahal, which is located on the periphery of the lake Jait Sagar was built during Umed Singh's regime. It is a universal belief that the old palace and Sukh Mahal are connected by means of an underground tunnel.

6. Chaurasi Khambon ki Chattri

Chaurasi Khambon ki Chattri
3.1 /5

0 km
from city center
6 out of 14
places to visit in Bundi

For all those who are enthusiastic about historical sites and structures, this one is a delight for you. It is a marquee supported by 84 pillars. The marquee was built in 1683 by Rao Anirudh Singh to honor the services of Deva, who was a nurse.

7. Bhoraji-ka-Kund

Bhoraji-ka-Kund
Must visit 3.4 /5

1 km
from city center
7 out of 14
places to visit in Bundi

Bhoraji-ka-Kund is surely a must see spot and will impress you by its beauty. Built in the 16th century, such water bodies were constructed in the olden days as a source of water for the drought hit areas of Bundi.

8. Nawal Sagar Lake

Nawal Sagar Lake
3.1 /5

3 km
from city center
8 out of 14
places to visit in Bundi

Nawal Sagar Lake is a huge, man made lake that can be seen from the Talagarh Fort. This lake has more than a few small islands. This lake is located in the middle of the city, and hence, one can get to see the reflection of the entire city in this lake.

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9. Phool Mahal, Bundi

Phool Mahal, Bundi
3.1 /5

6 km
from city center
9 out of 14
places to visit in Bundi

The Phool Sagar Lake derives its name from the Phool Mahal, which is a huge fortress that stands on its banks. The Phool Mahal or the Flower palace is a comparatively contemporary construction and was started in the year 1945 by the Maharaja Bahadur Singh.

10. Chhattra Mahal

Chhattra Mahal
3.1 /5

34 km
from city center
10 out of 14
places to visit in Bundi

Among all the palaces around the Taragarh Fort, the Chatar Mahal is possibly the best. It was built in the year 1660 by Chatar Sal, and bears a strong proof of the state of independence that the Rajput rulers enjoyed from Mughal power.

11. Hathi Pol

Hathi Pol
3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
11 out of 14
places to visit in Bundi

The Hathi Pol is an entrance into the Garh Palace of Bundi. Two enormous gates are seen at the end of a steep climb to this palace. Pol, which literally means Door, The Hathi Pol is a massive entrance that has two trumpeting elephants that form an arc.

12. Shikar Burj

Shikar Burj
3.1 /5

5 km
from city center
12 out of 14
places to visit in Bundi

Shikar Burj is another tourist destination in the quaint city of Bundi. Located at a little distance from Sukh Mahal, Shikar Burj is actually an old hunting cottage owned by the rulers of Bundi.

13. Step Wells

Step Wells
3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
13 out of 14
places to visit in Bundi

The step-wells of the town are a trademark feature of Bundi. These wells were constructed as a means of providing water to the famine prone town of Bundi.

14. Bundi Utsav

Bundi Utsav

14 out of 14
places to visit in Bundi

The Bundi Utsav comes each year in the month of November-December to give a new life to the town of Bundi in Rajasthan state. An extravaganza of customs, traditions, and traditional art forms, the Bundi Utsav has it all for the visitors in terms of representing the cultural richness of the state of Rajasthan in general and that of the town of Bundi in particular.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Bundi?

Day 1 - Reach Bundi preferably by noon, and take some rest. In the evening, you can take a stroll on the city side, and do some shopping. Bundi is famous for carved wooden items, metal wares, silver jewellery and murals.
Day 2 - The next day should be earmarked for a visit to the Taragarh Fort. Thereon, you can proceed to Badal Mahal, for some sightseeing.
Day 3 - The final day can be reserved for the Bhoraji ka Kund, a famous pond having both religious and historical significance. Thereon, you can proceed towards Chaurasi Khambon Ki Chattri, another marvellous display of architecture.

How can I commute within Bundi?

Language here should not be a problem as the locals here understand both English and Hindi. Facilities like cars on rent, Auto Rickshaw and Buses are available for commuting. One can easily find tour guides to help you about the city. There is an availability of phone booths, Fax machines, internet and postal services for usage.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Bundi?

The top sightseeing places in Bundi are Taragarh Fort, Moti Mahal, Bundi, Badal Mahal, Bundi, Garh Palace, Sukh Mahal, Chaurasi Khambon ki Chattri.
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