The Undiscovered Splendour: 36-km from Kota is a tiny picturesque town, Bundi in Rajasthan, which is one of the unexplored cities, with a rich historical wealth. Once a part of Kota, it was ruled by the Hada Chauhans – an off shoot of the famous Chauhan clan who ruled Delhi and Ajmer. Continue reading
Along the eastern bank of the Chambal River lies Kota – an amazing example of majestic medieval age and modern industrialization. Its wealth of impressive forts, opulent palaces and splendid temples of past centuries retain their former glory. Continue reading
The pride and glory of Rajasthan India. Chittaur echoes with the tales of romance and valour unique to the Rajput tradition. A ruined citadel, where the royal past lives in its imposing forts, graceful palaces and spectacular ‘chhatris’.
This fortified settlement has been ravaged thrice and each time the outcome was ‘Jauhar’ – when women and children immolated themselves on a huge funeral pyre while men donned in saffron robes of martyrdom rode out of the fort towards a certain death. Continue reading
Cradled in a cluster of 13 mountain peaks of the Aravalli ranges, the formidable medieval citadel – Kumbhalgarh stands a wary sentinel to the past. Rising from a prominent ridge, 1914 meters high from the sea level, the fort was built in by Maharana Kumbha (1419-63 AD) and is the principal fortification after Chittorgarh lying 90-kms north-west of Udaipur. Continue reading