Bundi, 39 kms north-west of Kota, has a good deal of panache and rustic charm. It was the capital of a major princely state during the heyday of the Rajputs. Kota itself was part of Bundi until its separation in 1624 at the instigation of the Mughal emperor, Jehangir. The town's Rajput legacy is well preserved in the massive fort, which broods over the town in the narrow valley below, and the imposing palace which stands beneath it. Bundi has a lot of interesting historic sites which attract the visitors.
Ishwari Niwas in Bundi was built during the reign of Maharao Ishwari Singh to house the Dewan of Bundi. It was later turned into a guest house and today it is the residence of Maharao's brother-Maharaj Kesri Singh. A seventy years old building, is a combination of Indian as well as European style of architecture.The rooms inside it have been furnished comfortably and provide the guests with all modern amenties.
City PalaceThe Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary
Haveli Brij Bhushanji was built 150 years ago. The haveli is situated on the road to the palace and the terraces of this building allow one a magnificient view of the city palace, the fort as well as the city. Built in traditional rajasthani style, this four storeyed haveli has a lot of open spaces and courtyards and the rooms too are large and airy. Haveli location make it very convenient for tourists to visit other places of interest in the city and even those located a little distance away.
By Bus :There are express buses from Bundi to Ajmer, Kota, Sawai Madhopur, Udaipur and Jaipur.
By Train :There are rail connections from Bundi to Agra, Chittorgarh and Kota.
Cities of Rajasthan