A TravlTheme city in the eastern Rajasthan, Bundi is a destination worth visiting on its own. In the desert state of Rajasthan, it is a haven, a calm civilization distant from the hustle bustle of an everyday tourist spot. A place which is very quiet and calm, away from any noise is this place Bundi. This is a city where we have many, many tourists coming from round the globe.
Famous for the miniature paintings from the "Bundi school" which are a specialty of this place does hold a relevance in the artistic world for this particular reason.
This beautiful place can be reached by road and trains. In city transportation is not required much, most of the town can be traveled on foot and that's how most people travel around.
Bundi is a place which has smaller attractions to pull people, most of them are related to the history of kings and queens and related.
Taragarh Fort :- Taragarh Fort, is the biggest attraction to Bundi, the fort was constructed in the 16th century and this fort is famous in Rajasthan and is counted among the most famous ones. The Taragarh Fort is famous for its detailed structures and an art gallery from where the mural painting style originated.
Shikar burj and Jait Sagar, as the name suggests Shikar burj is the place where the kings used to hunt and closer to this is the Jait Sagar, a small lake, a certain lake which was at a certain time famous for the Lotus Flowers, near to this is also a small garden called terrace garden.
Phool Sagar, is a place which is more of a summer time place and belongs to some royal family and if it is be visited by you, you must ensure that permission is sought by the DM of the town.
Step wells, thirty two step wells were constructed by the Mother Queen of Bundi In 1699 to supply for the water supply of the city, for washing and drinking. And these were donated by her to the public.
The most beautiful step well is Rani Ji ki Barol, an example of Jain and Hindu architecture is a good place to visit.
Bundi Palace is one place in India which can easily claim to be an authentic school of painting. "The Bundi School." The paintings from the place are at par with the best in the world.
Bundi has had mentions in works by poets such as Rudyard Kipling , Rabindranath Tagore, Virgini Fass, filmmaker Satyajit Ray, etc.
Most of Bundi is very accessible by walking and there is generally no need to hire transport. Virtually the only mode of public transportation is the auto rickshaw. As always in India, bargaining is required.