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    A view of Majestic Garh Palace

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    In one of his famous novels ‘Kim’, Kipling wrote “..But the Palace of Bundi, even in broad daylight, is such a palace as men build for themselves in uneasy dreams – the work of goblins rather than of men.” If there’s anyone who has ever described the beauty of the town or of the places to visit in Bundi perfectly, it is him. Home to classic architecture and ancient art, this town truly has the power to leave you amazed and make your Rajasthan trip more enriching.

    So, if you’ve already been to Jaipur, Udaipur or Jaisalmer and are looking for another such marvelous gem in the golden land, Bundi is the place where you need to be!

    15 Best Places To Visit In Bundi, Rajasthan For A Historic Sojourn

    There are a lot of unique places to see in Bundi that will definitely treat the tourist in you with a historic sojourn. You get the royal vibe immediately at these places as they are belonged to the times of kings and queens who ruled the region for a very long time. So, what are you waiting for? Have a look before you head out for your next trip.

    • Bundi Palace – Depicting Years Of Legacy
    • Raniji Ki Baori – A Heritage Place
    • Sukh Mahal – A Summer Retreat
    • Taragarh Fort – An Impressive Structure
    • Lake Jait Sagar –  A Picturesque Place
    • Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary – Explore The Fauna
    • Garh Palace – A Spellbinding Palace
    • Chitrashala – Get Exposed To Art
    • Nawal Sagar Lake – Feel Peaceful And Serene
    • Sadar Bazaar – Shop All The Way
    • 84 Pillared Cenotaph – Epitome Of Architecture
    • Moti Mahal – One Of The Many Popular Ones
    • Shikar Burj – A Hunting Cottage 
    • Talwas Fort – Where Kings Ruled
    • Dhabhai Kund – A Geometric Construction

    1. Bundi Palace – Depicting Years Of Legacy

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    Bundi is one of the best places for a budget trip to Rajasthan and Bundi Palace is one of the major tourist attractions in Bundi known for its infinite natural beauty. The palace boasts both the cultural and historical significance, which will help you get a glimpse of the town’s lifestyle and traditions. No doubt, this is one of the greatest places to visit in Bundi, especially if you’re a history buff.

    Entry Fees: INR 25 per person
    Timings: NA
    TripAdvisor Rating: 4/5
    Location: Azad Fort, Bundi, Rajasthan
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    2. Raniji Ki Baori – A Heritage Place

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    The largest baori in Bundi, this place is perfect for enjoying some peace in the lap of nature & heritage. Featuring stone sculptures of elephants and multi-stories, this place is definitely a must-visit! Imagine sitting on the steps of the baori, learning about its rich history and the creation of its beautiful structure. Seems fascinating right?

    Timings:: INR 50 per person
    Timings: 10 AM to 5 PM
    TripAdvisor Rating: 3.5/5
    Location: Near k. N, Bundi Road, Adisal Singh Colony, Rajasthan
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    3. Sukh Mahal – A Summer Retreat

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    The renowned writer Kipling stayed here and the place became the muse for his novel ‘Kim’. In fact, even a part of the movie was shot here. Apart from this, Sukh Mahal used to be the summer retreat for the rulers of the old times. If all of this sounds interesting to you, then this famous place is one attraction you must definitely visit.

    Entry Fees: NA
    Timings: 9:45 AM to 5 PM
    TripAdvisor Rating: 3.5/5
    Location: MDR 52, Teerath, Bundi, Rajasthan 323001
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    4. Taragarh Fort – An Impressive Structure

    One of the best forts in Bundi

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    This Bundi fort is one of the most impressive structures in the entire town. Constructed in absolute Rajputi style, the fort offers an insight into its history and grandeur. Also, this place is believed to be the first hillside fort in India & one of the oldest forts in Rajasthan. So, there’s absolutely no reason why you must skip it off your list!

    Entry Fees: NA
    Timings: 9 AM to 5 PM
    TripAdvisor Rating: 4/5
    Location: Nahar ka Chauhatta, Bundi, Rajasthan
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    5. Lake Jait Sagar –  A Picturesque Place

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    Surrounded by the hills and home to beautiful lotus flowers, this lake gives picturesque views and is truly one of its kind. From witnessing a large number of migratory birds around to soaking in the serenity of the place, there’s a lot that you can do here for an impeccable evening in Bundi. It is one of the best places to visit in Rajasthan.

    Entry Fees: NA
    Timings: NA
    TripAdvisor Rating: 3.5/5
    Location: Bundi
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    6. Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary – Explore The Fauna

    Adventurous Places in Bundi

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    This sanctuary in Bundi houses different species of flora and fauna. Leopard, sambar, wild boar, chinkara, sloth bear, Indian wolf, hyena, and fox are some of the animals that can be spotted easily in the sanctuary. Without a doubt, it is one of the best yet not that prominent wildlife sanctuaries in Rajasthan. Besides all the majestic forts & palaces, this sanctuary is also a place that you must definitely visit during your Rajasthan trip for adding a little adventure to your holiday.

    Entry Fees: NA
    Timings: NA
    TripAdvisor Rating: 4/5
    Location: Bherupura Antri, Rajasthan 323001, India
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    7. Garh Palace – A Spellbinding Palace

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    If you go and ask the locals of Bundi about the famous places to see in the town, the one place that they’ll mention apart from Bundi ka Kila is the Garh Palace. Famed as one of the largest palaces in India that boast a Rajputi structure, this place further comprises of small palaces that were definitely leave you spellbound.  Some of the best Rajasthan hotels are located near Garh Palace.

    Entry Fees: NA
    Timings: 8 AM to 7 PM
    TripAdvisor Rating: 4/5
    Location: Sadar Bazaar, Teerath, Bundi, Rajasthan 323001
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    8. Chitrashala – Get Exposed To Art

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    Chitrashala, which is also known as Umeed Mahal is one of the most spectacular places to visit in Bundi. Staying true to its name, it is home to beautiful miniature paintings that display Ras Lila and Ragmala. So, if you’re an art admirer, make sure you visit here too.

    Entry Fees: NA
    Timings: 8 AM to 5 PM
    TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5/5
    Location: Bundi
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    9. Nawal Sagar Lake – Feel Peaceful And Serene

    Temple in Nawal Sagar Lake, Bundi

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    One of the best places to visit in Bundi, the Nawal Sagar Lake is a man-made marvel. There is a half-submerged temple in the middle of the lake dedicated to Varun Dev and the lake is surrounded by gorgeous views. Though, it is actually the shadows of the attractions around that fall on water & can be clearly witnessed that makes this place so unique.

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    Timings: NA
    TripAdvisor Rating: 3.5/5
    Location: Bundi
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    10. Sadar Bazaar – Shop All The Way

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    If you are an art lover, a Shopaholic or an explorer, Bundi is just the right place for you. While the town has a lot of markets to shop, Sadar Bazaar is one place where you can find all the famous artifacts like stone statues, lac bangles, hand-painted items, metal-wares, murals, silver jewelry, and more. So, during your visit to Bundi, don’t forget to stop & shop here.

    Location: Sadar Baazar, Teerath, Bundi, Rajasthan

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    11. 84 Pillared Cenotaph – Epitome Of Architecture

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    Also known as Chaurasi Khambon Ki Chhatri, this place is an epitome of classic architecture. It is actually a stunning structure supported by 84 columns, which cannot be counted all at once. You can witness the artistic figures on the cenotaph and even capture the spectacular finesse that this attraction boasts.

    Entry Fees: INR 50 per person
    Timings: 9:30 AM to 5 PM
    TripAdvisor Rating: 4/5
    Location: 84 pillared cenotaph (Chaurasi Khambon-ki-Chhatri), Devpura, Bundi, Rajasthan
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    12. Moti Mahal – One Of The Many Popular Ones

    Moti Mahal Palace is one of the best places to see in Bundi. This majestic fort is not only famous for its historic beauty but also of the amazing view it offers of the arid Aravali Hills along with the magnificent view of Nagal Sagar Lake. Built by Maharao Raja Bhao Singh Ji in the year 1645, the fort’s interior reflects the richness of Rajasthan’s Rajput rulers. 

    Entry Fees: Free
    Timings: Anytime
    Location: Bundi, Rajasthan

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    13. Shikar Burj – A Hunting Cottage 

    Shikar Burj is one of the other popular tourist places in Bundi. Located near to Sukh Mahal, it is an old hunting cottage owned by Bundi rulers. The 18th century ruler of Bundi, Ummed Singh used to live here after renouncing the throne. The place is now a popular picnic spot as well as a famous tourist attraction. 

    Entry Fees: NA
    Timings: NA
    TripAdvisor Rating: 3.5/5
    Location: Near Sukh Mahal, Bundi, India
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    14. Talwas Fort – Where Kings Ruled

    Talwas Fort was constructed by Ajit Singh. It is situated in close proximity to the Ramgarh Sanctuary and is one of the best places to visit in Bundi. On your visit to the fort you can enjoy the lovely bloom of lotuses in the pond. Some of the popular attractions located nearby include Borkhandi and Thikarda. 

    Entry Fees: NA
    Timings: NA
    TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5/5
    Location: Near Ramgarh Sanctuary, Bundi, Rajasthan, India
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    15. Dhabhai Kund – A Geometric Construction

    Dhabhai Kund is popular for its old geometric construction. Located near Raniji ki Baori, it was constructed during the 16th century and is amongst the popular Bundi tourist places. It is a step well famous for its intricate carvings, murals. A couple of similar step wells are also located outside the Chauhan Gate. 

    Entry Fees: NA
    Timings: Open 24 hours
    TripAdvisor Rating: 4/5
    Location: Near Raniji ki Baori, Bundi, India
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    So, if you think about history and art in your deepest thoughts, and if you see the picture of contemporary times in your dreams, you must visit Bundi at least once in your life. But before you do, don’t forget to customize your Rajasthan trip with Travel Triangle for a hassle-free & unforgettable affair!

     

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    Frequently Asked Questions About Places To Visit In Bundi

    Q. What is the best time to visit Bundi?

    A. Though you can visit Bundi at any time of the year, winter is the most suitable time. During winters, the weather is pleasant enough for enjoying sightseeing and exploring the town comfortably.

    Q. Which are the best places to stay in Bundi?

    A. Hotel Hadoti Palace in Bundi is one of the best places to stay during your trip. Apart from that, the other hotels where you can stay are Haveli Braj Bhanushree, Bundi Inn, and Haveli Katkoun Guest House.

    Q. What are the top places to visit near Bundi?

    A. Kota, Ramgarh, and Bijolia are some of the top places to visit near Bundi where you can witness the ancient Rajasthani culture and the magnificent man-made architectures.

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