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Monday, April 13, 2015

Bundi a Travel Destination in Rajasthan

Bundi is a city in the Rajasthan state located in the Hatodi region in the northwest of India. It is a small town.Aravalli Mountain surrounds this city. These hills surround the city from three sides at a narrow gorge and big walls are in line with the city.

This district is located in the south-east of Rajasthan.Tonk districts,Bhilwara, and chittorgarh district surrounds the city. Useful trees of Babul, Khair and Khokra are grown on the hills.Limestone and Sandstone are the minerals found here. However other minerals are also found here.

Weather in summer is very hot and winters are very pleasant. October to Marchis the ideal time to visit.

There are famous forts, beautiful palaces and stepwell reservoirs.

Pulse like Soyabean, Coriander, Mustard, Sugarcane are available. There are also rice mills industries.

The people here belong to the Rajput’s family. They are very brave.Hindi and Rajasthani are the main language.Many FESTIVALS are celebrated but the important feastisTeej.There are other festivals like the Desert Festivals, the Pushkar Fair, the Marwar Festivals and the Camel Festivals. People are very kind hearted. They have a strong affectionwith each other. The people are very dedicated to their culture and customs.

The men and women both are very talented in the field of music. Even the childrenare trained in this field.
The people’s costumes are very attractive and colourful.Food is of different variety. Dal-Bati is the staple food. Apart from this Panchkoota, Laapsi, Ghoogri, Dhungari chhaach, Bail gate is also famous. Not forgetting the Non vegetarian it is wild boar meat which is pickled, wild hare roasted, meat cooked in milk and even in curds are some of the relishing dishes. Allthe dishes are made from pure ghee.

Here cotton carpets, Kota saries, Kota paintings, stone statue, and wooden toys of Jhalawear and lac bangles can be shopped for your favourite ones.

There is famous TOURIST attraction like the TARAGHARH FORT called the STAR FORT which is built on a steep hill. There is a reservoir carved out of a single rock. RANIJI KI BAORI is the step well in a small parkin this city. This step well has different shapes and beautiful carvings and also has curved pillars.DABHAI KUND has steep wells with beautiful carvings.SUKH-MAHAL is a beautiful palace right in the middle of the lake. It is built by using sandalwood and ivory especially for the doors. Something very

Interesting is that this palace is very cool.It is done by the natural way by perforations made in the walls where water is passed by.

NAWAL SAGAR LAKE has a temple in the centreof it. It is dedicated to Lord Varuna. The temple is submerged half way in water.Anotheramazing and attracting moment is that one can see the reflection of the entire cityin the Nawal Sagar Lake.

Apart from this there are many more tourist adventures for example: trekking. If you feel like trekking Aravalli Mountain is the best place. There is also a PICNIC spot that is Shikhar Burj and Jait Sagar Lake.

To reachBundi one can go by Air, Train and Road.

By Air: Jaipur is the nearest airport.

By Rail:There are various places that are connected between Bundi and chittaurgarh.

By Road:Buses are available from different place of Rajasthan.

One can hire a car for sightseeing.

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