Maharao Madho Singh Museum
To preserve the rich cultural and architectural heritage of the city a number of palaces have been converted into museums. MaharaoMadho Singh Museum is located in the old magnificent palace. On your trip to Kota do not miss this museum, as it is definitely one of the best museums in the state of Rajasthan.
The exquisite sculptures, frescoes, and murals present a breathtaking view. The armoury section of the museum is amazing with numerous varieties of arms like swords, knives, bows and arrow, pistols, rifles etc. The museum also exhibits some of the creative things that were used by the erstwhile rulers of Kota.
One of the main attractions of MaharaoMadho Singh Museum at Kota is the huge collection of Rajput miniature paintings belonging to the Kota school of art. The museum was a palace in the past where the rulers of Kota used to live and rule the kingdom. The museum has derived its name from the son of the ruler of Bundi who was declared as the first ruler of Kota by Jahangir, the Mughal emperor.
The historical city of Kota was once a part of the former Rajput kingdom of Bundi. The magnificent cultural heritage of the place is quite evident through its beautiful palaces, temples and museums. While viewing the exhibits of MaharaoMadho Singh Museum we get a wonderful glance into the splendour and history of the place. The museum is closed for visitors on Fridays and holidays declared by the state.
Kishore Sagar and Jag Mandir
Rajasthan, the land of the brave Rajputs is famous among the tourists for the exquisite palatial structures that are spread all over the state. The palaces and the forts here stand as the remnants of the rich past of this enigmatic place. Kishore Sagar and Jag Mandir is also one such place in Kota.
Kishore Sagar is a beautiful tank that was artificially constructed by the royal family of this historic place. It is located between the City Palace and the Hotel Chambal of the RTDC. Just in the middle of this picturesque tank on a small island, there is the palace of Jagmandir located.
This palace is a majestic structure made of red sandstone. It is said that the Jagmandir of Kota was built by a Maharani of this place in the year of 1740. This elegant palace is best to see in the morning light. It red stone structure appears elegant with its beauty enhanced amidst the cerulean water of the Kishore Sagar.
During the other parts of the day the beauty of this Rajput palace in Kota is can be enjoyed as well. One can also go for boating in the clear blue water of the Kishore Sagar on their trip.
The majestic beauty of the structure of the Jagmandir in Kota is appreciated by tourists from all over the world. The palace is also admired for its rich and fascinating architectural beauty.
Kishore Sagar and Jag Mandir are among the most popular tourist attractions in Kota.
Aerodrome Circle situated on national highway road no.12. It is a beautiful circle as a heart of the city. It is embellished with four giant pillars with elephant statue on top of these pillars. A magnificent huge fountain makes it eye catchy and picturesque.