About Kota City

Kota (formerly known as Kotah), is a city in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan. It is located 240 Km south of state capital, Jaipur. Situated on the banks of Chambal River, the city is the trade centre for an area in which Millet, Wheat, Rice, Pulses, Coriander and Oilseeds are grown, industries include Cotton and Oilseed Milling, Textile Weaving, Distilling, Dairying, Manufacture of Metal handcrafts, Fertilizers, Chemicals and Engineering equipments. It is also known as the Power House of Rajasthan. Kota is one of the most important cities of Rajasthan province and is included in the top 4 cities of Rajsthan with Jaipur, Jodhpur and Bikaner. Kota is often referred to as the Education City as it is widely regarded in whole of the country as the best place for getting coachings for Pre-Engineering, Pre IIT and Pre-Medical. Some famous institutes are: Bansal Classess for Pre-IIT and Allen Career Institute for Pre-Medical. Kota is famous for its distinctive style of painting.

Places of Interest:

  1. Chambal Garden
  2. Maharao Madho Singh Museum
  3. Kota Barrage
  4. The Government Museum
  5. Jag Mandir
  6. Agamgarh Saheb Gurudwara
  7. Adhar Shila (Slanting Rock)
  8. Darrah National Park (Not yet functional)
  9. Haryali & Maheshwari Resorts-cum-Restaurants
  10. Godavari Dham Mandir
  11. Garh Palace
  12. Ummed Bhawan Palace (Luxury Hotel)
  13. Brijraj Bhawan Palace (Residence of Ex-Darbar)
  14. Bheetariya Kund (Picnic Spot)
  15. Pahadajhar Mahadev (Water Fall)
  16. Gapernath (Beautiful Picnic Spot alongside Chambal River)
  17. Badoli Temples
  18. Jawahar Sagar Dam
  19. Hadoti Traffic Garden
  20. Chambal Garden
  21. Chambal River Ghariyal (Aligator) Reservoir
  22. Tirupati Balaji Temple
  23. Khare Ganeshji Temple
  24. Karneshwar Mahadev (Temple)
  25. Kala Khet (Picnic Spot)
  26. Keshar Bagh (Garden)
  27. Bhanvar Kunj (Chambal Waterfall)

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