The tiny city of Bundi lies perched on the narrow valley of the Aravalis. Gone are days of glory. But the remnants of palaces and forts still hark back to the past Bundi has its own share of Rajasthan's cultural heritage too. Intricate paintings and murals of this region is also abiding lure for traveling to Bundi. If you have already traveled the major cities in Rajasthan, spend a night or two in this little township, take back unforgettable memories of a enchanting holiday.
If you want to relive the glory of the medieval royalty of India, you should travel to Bundi in Southern Rajasthan.Bundi is located at the foothills of a large hill with a lake in the heart of the town. Although not as famous as the other cities of Rajasthan, Bundi is loved by tourists for its serene atmosphere and picturesque landscape.
The history of Bundi dates back to the 12 th century during the age of Prithviraj Chauhan in Indian History. The tourist attractions in Bundi are its impressive medieval forts, palaces, havelis and temples. The prime attraction in Bundi is the Taragarh Fort built in the 14th century. The Bundi Palace adjacent to the fort has beautiful murals and reflects the glorious era of the Indian royalty.
Taragarh Fort : Built in 1345, Taragarh is one of the most impressive structures in Bundi. While it may be a bit ramshackle and strewn with overgrown vegetation, the palace grounds are a great place for a leisurely stroll. With its curved roofs topping pavilions, excess of temple columns and elephant and lotus motifs, the palace is a tribute to Rajput style.
Lake Jait Sagar : Nawal Sagar Lake is an artificial lake that is a major tourist attraction and can even be seen from the Taragarh Fort. There is a half-submerged temple dedicated to Lord Varun Dev in its centre. What makes the lake unique is that one can see the reflection of nearby palaces and forts in its waters.
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