Situated in the southeastern part of Rajasthan, Bundi is a
historic place with a splendorous past. Founded in 1341 by
Rao Deva. Bundi is perched on hills full of natural beauty.
The fair of 'Badi Teej' in Bundi is very famous in
Rajasthan. Historic places, battle walls and the Chhatries
of kings are some attractions for tourists. You will easily
see the influence of art especially the intricate paintings
and murals across the city.
Fly Away : Nearest airport is Jaipur, 206 km away.
On Tracks : Kota, 36 km is the closest important railhead.
On Wheels : Tourist taxis and buses are available from
Jaipur and Kota.
Sightseeing Overview Bundi
Taragarh fort : Built in 1354, Taragarh fort
encompasses a huge reservoirs carved out of solid rock.
Another tourist attraction is the Bhim Burj, the largest of
the battlements, on which is mounted a famous cannon.
Suraj Chhatri and Mordi Ki Chhatri : The Suraj
Chhatri was constructed by Rani Shyam Kumara wife of Raja
Chhatrasal on the northern hill and Mordi Ki Chhatri was
erected by Mayuri the second wife of Chhatrasal on the
Sukh Mahal : This a breathtaking summer palace on the
Sukh Mahal Lake that lies amidst the lush surroundings of a
beautiful garden. An underground tunnel is believed to run
from the Sukh Mahal to the old palace.
Shikar Burj : The enchanting hunting lodge set amidst
the lush surroundings. It is a favorite picnic spot.
This is a 20th century palace with an artificial tank and
picturesque gardens. Presently, it is the residence of the
former ruler (Prior permission of Secretary is required for
This is an ancient garden near the Shika Burj with beautiful
chhatris of the Bundi rulers and their queens. (Prior
permission required for visit.)
84 Pillared Cenotaph
This is a fabulous memorial with 84 pillars in a single
cenotaph, along with a Shiva lingam. It was built by Rao
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Quick Facts about Bundi
Best Season : August-February
Area : 5628 sq. km.
Climate : Mean Max. Mean Min.
Summer : 43.0 degree C 35.0 degree C
Winter : 30.7 degree C 5.0 degree C
Languages : English, Hindi, Rajasthani.
Excursions : Jait Sagar Lake(3 km), Rameshwaram (20 km),
Keshavraipatan (45 km), Ramgarh (45 km), Dugari (65 km)
Excursions to Bundi
Jait Sagar Lake, Bundi(3 km)
This picturesque lake cradled in the hills, was built by
Jaita Meena. It has a swirling fountain which is a visual
delight at night.
Rameshwaram, Bundi (20 km)
This is a nice picnic spot which has a cave temple of Lord
Shiva surrounded by the Aravalli ranges.
Keshavraipatan, Bundi (45 km)
This ancient city is famous for the temple of
The architecture and sculpture of this temple is unique. It
was constructed in the year 1601 A.D. by Maharaja Shartusal
of Bundi. It also has a famous Jain Temple is also there.
Ramgarh, Bundi (45 km)
This is a sanctuary located on the Nainwa road. One needs to
take permission of the State Forest Department prior to a
visit to the sanctuary.
Bijolia, Bundi (50 km)
The city of Bijolia is situated on the Bundi-Chittoorgarh
road. It has an ancient fort.
A high paved courtyard on the side of the fort has a large
temple of Lord Shiva in its centre with a fine image of Lord
Ganesha standing as a guardian at the entrance.
A carved archway leads to the temple.
Talwas, Bundi (53 km)
There is a magnificent fort here which was built by the
ruler Ajit Singh. A temple of Dhooleshwar Mahadev and a
picturesque waterfall adjoining the fort are worth a visit.
The beautiful Ratna Sagar Lake is close by and is a haven
for fauna like bear and deer during the monsoon.
Dugari (65 km)
This is an imposing fort housing a Ram Mandir where remains
of ancient wall paintings can be seen.
Indragarh (77 km)
This place is worth visiting for the imposing Indragarh
fort,palaces which are famous for the temples of Mother
Goddess Kali and Kamleshwar. The Palace is also famous for