Bundi The Capital of Chauhans the small, rustic town of Bundi was the Capital of one of the princely states of Rajasthan. It is known forits palaces, step wells and water tanks.Bundi fortunate is situated close to the Chambal of the river, fringed by ravines, have attempted to create palaces around waterbodies, whether it is delicate pavilions set afloat amidst water in Bundi, or complete palaces like Jal Mahal set upon lake-islands in Kotah.Earlier Bundi was the part of kota and Hada Chauhan was ruled on Bundi.Aravali hills is surrondedom the three sides of the Bundi.It covers the area of 5628 sq.km.Information :
Area : 5628 sq kms.
Summer : Max 43° C Min 35° C
Winter : Max 30.7°C Min 5.0° C
Language : Rajasthani,English,Hindi.
Population : 775,248
Jaisalmer : 653 kilometers
Delhi : 465 kilometers
Mount Abu : 418 kilometers
Jaipur : 206 kilometers
Jodhpur : 368 kilometers
Udaipur : 233 kilometers.
In 1193 A.D. when Prithviraj Chauhan was defeated by Sultan Mohammed Ghauri, some Chauhan nobles seeked shelter in Mewar and became allies to the Rana while other young warriors move towards the Chambal valley and overpowered the Meena and Bhil tribals-thus establishing their own kingdom of Hadoti. Later, two branches of Hadas formed two separates states of Kota and Bundi, on either side of the river Chambal. Bundi is known for its excellent paintings and the chitrashala or hall of paintings has some of the best known works seen in any rajasthani palace. Rudyard kipling the writer stayed at Bundi. Initially unhappy about his welcome to bundi, he was housed in a pavilion 'open to the winds of heaven, and the pigeons of the Raja'.Tourists Attraction :
Bijolia : 50 kms.
By Air : Jaipur is the nearest airport 210 km away from the Bundi.
By Rail : By rail Bundi is conneted with Kota, Chittorgarh,Agra Railway station.
By Road : By road Bundi is connected with cities of Rajasthan. Bus services is also available to the various major cities like Ajmer, Chittorgarh, Delhi, Indore, Ujjain and Alwar bus stand.