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Kota Travel Guide

Kota is an attractive tourist destination on the banks of the Chambal river and is one of the most lively and charming cities in the state of Rajasthan. As per historians, the city was ....

Kota is an attractive tourist destination on the banks of the Chambal river and is one of the most lively and charming cities in the state of Rajasthan. The Kota travel guide will let you know more about the city. As per historians, the city was founded in the 12th century and Kota is a part of the Malwa Plateau. The basic establishment of Kota city was laid on 1264 AD as soon as the Rajput took over the place from a local tribal leader. With a glorious past and prosperous heritage and history, Kota kings were well-known for their legendary performances in wars fought with Mughal rulers.

A monument to Rajput traditions and bravery, Kota is famous for its wonderful heritage. Kota’s coat of arms was extremely well known for its wonderful design and is exhibited in museums in Kota. Striking temples with numerous renowned stories behind them, historical forts and impressive palaces with Rajput architectural styles are all housed in the landscape of Kota. Kota is well-known for textile weaving, imposing handicrafts, oilseed and cotton milling, distilleries and dairy products. The renowned Doria Saris are created from the weaving mills of Kota. Metal handicrafts are specialty products of Kota’s expert artists. Kota is also famous for the Victorian style structures built here modeled on British design. For a comfortable stay, the tourists can get the addresses of quality hotels and resorts in the Kota travel guide.

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GETTING THERE

How to Reach Kota
The city of Kota is located around 250 km away from the capital city of Rajasthan, Jaipur. Rather than being a tourist destination, Kota is known to be the centre of  several engineering and medical coaching institutes. However, some places of interest are also located in the city like Chambal Garden,  Darrah National Park, Jag Mandir and Kota Zoological Park. Kota is well connected by road and rail with different parts of Rajasthan as well as rest of the country.
 
How to Reach Kota by Air
 
The nearest airport to Kota is Sanganeer Airport in Jaipur. The airport is linked by major domestic airlines flying to and from all Indian cities. On arrival at the airport, passengers can avail any means of local transport to reach Kota.
 
How to reach Kota by Road
 
Kota has an excellent network of roadways, which makes the journey convenient and enjoyable. Buses from all parts have Rajasthan have regular to and fro service to Kota. Direct buses to Kota are also available from Delhi. One can also hire a private vehicle to travel to Kota by road.
 
How to Reach Kota by Rail
 
Kota Junction Railway Station serves as an important rail junction of Rajasthan. It comes under the Mumbai-Delhi route and all important trains coming from different parts of the country have scheduled halt at Kota. Otherwise there are four railway stations within the vicinity of Kota. Passenger, express and mail trains can be availed to reach Kota by rail. 

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Pls suggest a hotel and resort in kota...

VA

Vikas Agrawal

HOTEL KANCHAN, Nayapura, KOTA

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Wifi available....?????

TC

Tishant Chug

no wi fi is not available afterwards i will keep working on it

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Can anyone suggest lowest rates hotels?

PK

Prakash Kumar

search on goibibo

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I want to book hotel with breakfast & dinner in Kota so please suggest hotels.

RM

Rahul Madnani

Hotel Rallentino at station main road.

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Please suggest nearest walking distance hotel from railway station.

Pls suggest hotel for honeymoon in kota ............

PB

Pankaj Bajpai

umed bhawan palace , counyryinn by varlson.

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I want hotel just adjoining to kota railway station. Pls suggest..

PB

Pankaj Bajpai

hotel lilac , hotel relantino are very near to station.

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I am looking for lower price hotel, Please suggest some hotels.

HL

Hotel Lilac

what is your budget?

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how I went ticket print??

What are the best places to eat in Kota?

VM

Vinod Mishra

new Maheswari restaurant for veg and el kareem for non veg

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