Tourism Places In kota

Jag Mandir
 Jag Mandir kota Jag Mandir is the central attraction in the picturesque Kishore Sagar artificial lake. It is a cute noteworthy palace located right on the center of the lake, placed perfectly on a small island. The temple was built on behalf of one of the queens of kota on 1740. The architectural style of the Jag Mandir is amazing. Amid the picturesque artificial lake of Kishore Sagar constructed in 1346 AD by Prince Dher Deh of Bundi, stands the enchanting little palace of Jag Mandir. The azure waters around the red-sandstone monument enhances its beauty.Boat-rides can be enjoyed in the lake. The Keshar Bagh famous for its royal cenotaphs lies in the vicinity. Between the City palace and the RTDC Hotel Chambal is the picturesque artificial tank of Kishore sagar. Right in the middle of the tank, on a small island, is the beguiling little palace of Jagmandir. Built in 1740 by one of the maharanies of kota, it is best seen early in the morning but is exquisite at any time of the day. The azure waters around the red-sandstone monument enhances its beauty. Boat-rides can be enjoyed in the lake. The Keshar Bagh famous for its royal cenotaphs lies in the vicinity.

Haveli of Devtaji
The beautiful Haveli of Devta Shridharji is located in the middle of the busy market. The haveli is noted for its splendid frescoes and rooms ornate with lovely wall paintings.

kota Barrage
 kota Barrage kota Barrage is a part of the irrigation canal system on the Chambal River, this beautiful setting is ideal for outings and evening strolls. Other Places worth visiting: Kansua temple with a four faced Shiva Lingam, Bhitria Kund, Adhar Shila Budh Singh Bafna Haveli and Yatayat Park. not only does this barrage control floodwater and irrigate canals, it also serves as an alternative bridge in the monsoon season.

Maharao Madho Singh Museum
Situated in the old palace, the museum has a superb collelction of Rajput miniature paintings of the kota school, exquisite sculptures, frescoes and armory. The museum also houses a rich repository of artistic items used by the kota rulers. Situated in the old palace, the museum has a superb collection of Rajput miniature paintings of the kota school, exquisite sculptures, frescoes and armoury. The museum also houses a rich repository of artistic items used by the kota rulers. The museum is definitely not to be missed as it is reportedly one of the best museums in the state. This was formerly a palace and is named after the son of the ruler of Bundi who was made the first ruler of kota State by the Mughal emperor Jehangir. The museum is closed on Fridays and state holidays. It gives a wonderful glimpse of the glory and history of the place with miniature paintings and ancient armoury on display.

Chambal Garden
 Chambal Garden kota Chambal Garden along the eastern bank of the Chambal River lies kota - an amazing juxtaposition of the majestic medieval age and modern industrialisation temples its untouched wealth of impressive forts, opulent palaces and splendid temples dating back over several centuries retain the past glory, the present day edifices and heavy industries have made it the industrial heart land of Rajasthan. The commanding fort stands overlooking the modern Chambal Valley Project with its many dams- kota Barrage,Gandhi Sagar, Rana Pratap Sagar and Jawahar Sagar. An old palace,dating back to the time when kota was under the control of Hada Chieftaincy-Hadoti faces the kota Barrage. The Durbar Hall is ornate with beautiful mirror work and has ebony and ivory doors. Exquisite miniatures of the kota school are housed within the Hall. Other noteworthy edifices of the bygone era are the Brij Raj Bhawan Palace,Jag Mandir-and island Palace, a splendid haveli (mansion) with beautiful frescoes and the royal cenotaphs. The Chambal Gardens are on the banks of the Chambal River, south of the fort. They are popular place for picnic. The centerpiece is a murky pond stocked with crocodiles, which can be crossed by a wobbly suspension bridge. Once common all along the river, by the middle of the 20th century the crocodiles had been virtually exterminated by hunting. There are also some rare Gharial (thin-snouted, fish eating crocodiles)

Bhainsrodgarh Fort lies on the right bank of the Chambal River and a village lies within the fort. The fort is set amidst scenic surroundings. An ancient temple of Gaipar Nath Mahadev on the way is an idyllic picnic spot. Near the fort is Rana Pratap Sagar Dam.

Dara game sanctuary
Fifty km from kota surrounded by hills is a valley called Dara. Many animals including leopards, Neel Gava, deer and different type of birds can be seen in this sanctuary. Waters of Amjar River further add to the beauty of this region.

Government Museum
 Government Museum The Painting section has several miniature paintings of Bundi, kota, Nathdwara and Jaipur schools. Paintings of Shrimad Bhagawata of the early 17th century are most attractive from the point of view of workmanship. Housed in the Brijvilas Palace near the Kishore Sagar, the museum displays a rich collection of rare coins, manuscripts and a representative selection of Hadoti sculpture. Especially noteworthy is an exquisitely sculptured statue brought here from Baroli. Various Sanskrit manuscripts can be seen in the manuscript section. They include Vedic, Astronomical and Astrological works. Some Hindi manuscripts are also preserved. The Gita and the Bhagawata written in the minutest letters on paper scroll are worth mentioning from the calligraphic point of view. Apart from these arms, several kinds of handicrafts, costumes, etc., are also displayed in this section. A panoramic view of the cultural aspects of kota region is available in this section through photographs, charts, maps etc. The archaeological section of the museum consists of various sculptures, some dating back to the Gupta period(4th century).Sculptures worth mentioning are Shesh Sayi Vishnu from Badoli (Chittaurgarh), Jain image of Vardhaman from Baran and a dancing pair from Ramgarh. Some specimens and also displayed in this section. Yupa pillars from Badwa are very important specimens of 3rd century A. D. showing the popularity of Vedic rites. Coins of different dynasties can also be seen in this section.

Neelkanth Mahadev's temple is one among the oldest temples of the city. It is situated in eastward of the palace. There is a beautiful water tank of Visvanath and a statue of four faced Shiva here. Twelve miles away from this place there is a 200 feet high waterfall. Shiva temple of Nagda , temple in Ramgarh , temple of Vijasan Goddess on a high hill near the city and Karuneswar temple are some of the other tourist attractions. Shiva temple of Bardoli built in 8th century, are situated 30 miles from kota and are famous for artistic beauty. Bhanddeora Temple (Ramgarh) (110 km): Situated in the Baran district atop the Ramgarh hill, is the 11th-12th century temple now in ruins. Easily approachable by jeep and car.

Other Places worth visiting
Kansua temple with a four faced Shiva Lingam
Bhitria Kund
Adhar Shila
Budh Singh Bafna haveli
Yatayat Park.
Haryali Water Park
Godavari Dham Mandir
Rana Pratap Sagar Dam