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9 Best Tourist Places To Visit in Kota – Educational City of Rajasthan

Kota is one of the most populous cities of Rajasthan and is famous for its coaching culture. The Kota city is also known as the education city of India and lakhs of students influx every year. Apart from education, there are many places to visit in Kota for tourists. Kota is also famous for rich fabric heritage and that means you can find many shops in Kota to shop the best quality fabric. One of the best places to visit in Kota is seven wonders park. For nature lovers, there are several gardens and sanctuaries to roam and explore. Here is the list of Tourist places in Kota where you can enjoy nature and places.

Best visiting places at Educational Hub – Kota

  • Seven wonders park
  • Chambal Gardens
  • Giardia Mahadev 
  • Darrah wildlife sanctuary 
  • Kishore Sagar & Jagmandir palace
  • Raniji ki baoli
  • Government museum
  • Gaipernath Waterfall
  • Kota Barrage 

1. Seven wonders park

Seven Wonders Park
Seven Wonders Park

If you want to see seven wonders but never got a chance to travel around the globe, then you can visit Kota to see all seven wonders in one place. It took 150 workers to complete the park and it cost around 20 crores. The miniatures of seven wonders are built on the bank of Kishore Sagar Lake which adds more beauty to the place. To take pictures you can carry your camera inside the park and you will get all the facilities like food, rooms, washrooms, and lots more. To have a better experience visit the park during the evening.  

Visiting hours = 4:00PM – 10:00PM

Entry fee = INR10

Trip Duration = Around 2 hours

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2. Chambal Garden

Chambal Gardens
Chambal Gardens

The place is perfect for those couples who like to spend time in nature and peace. Chambal Garden in Kota is a beautiful landscape garden and the place is perfect for picnic spot seekers. The garden is so famous that it attracts tourists from all over the country and in the center of the garden, there is a pond which is home to Gharials. 

In the garden, there are several spots where children can enjoy also you can go for boating that costs INR 50. The place was also featured in Bollywood movie “Badrinath ki Dulhania”. 

Visiting hours = 10:00AM – 5:00PM

Entry fee = Free 

Trip Duration = Around 1-2 Hours

3. Giardia Mahadev 

Giardia Mahadev
Giardia Mahadev

The temple is built within a beautiful location and that’s what makes the place more popular among tourists. Giardia Mahadev temple is one of the most visited temples in Rajasthan and the temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The best thing about the temple is that there are lots of peacocks flocking around many other beautiful birds that make the place even more exotic for photographers. 

Do not forget to carry your food and water along because there are no shops for it. Also, carry your ID card because at the entrance you will be asked for it.   

Visiting hours = 5:00AM to 7:00PM

Entry fee = INR 50 for photography 

Trip Duration = Around 1-2 hours

4. Darrah wildlife sanctuary 

Darrah wildlife sanctuary
Darrah wildlife sanctuary

This Wildlife Sanctuary is home to various wildlife animals and varied plant species. Asiatic elephant, Deer, elks are some of the wildlife animals that can be seen here. In the park, there are several activities for adventure lovers like safari, trekking, and sightseeing. Earlier the place was used by royal families for hunting wild animals. 

Visit timings = 7:00AM – 6:00PM  

Charges = INR 20 – INR 100

Ideal Duration = Around 1 hour

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5. Kishore Sagar & Jagmandir palace

Kishore Sagar
Kishore Sagar

Kishor Sagar is an artificial constructed in 1346. Vilas Palace museum is a beautiful attraction made the nearby lake and is a must to visit. Within the museum, there is a palace named Jagmandir built with red stone. The place is perfect for photography lovers and history enthusiasts. If you want to have a better experience in the palace and lake then you must visit the place during the evening time.   

Visiting Timings = 8:00AM – 6:00PM

Entry fee = Free

Trip Duration = Around 1-2 Hours

6. Raniji ki baoli

Raniji ki baoli
Raniji ki Baoli

This Baoli is a stepwell near Kota and it was built by Rajputs. The architecture of the Baoli is remarkable and is a must to admire. The Baoli is a heritage monument of the city and you can see a flight of stairs, temple, and water reserves.     

Visiting hours = 8:00AM – 5:00PM

Entry Fee = Free 

Trip Duration = Around 1-2 Hours

7. Government Museum

Government Museum
Government Museum

This Museum is situated near Kishore Sagar and inside the museum, you can see the culture and history of Rajasthan. Artifacts, archaeological items, documents, ancient coins are some of the valuable items that can be seen on the premises of the museum. Do not carry a camera along because photography is prohibited in the museum.      

Visiting hours = 10:00AM – 5:00PM, closed on Monday 

Trip Duration = Around 1-2 Hours

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8. Gaipernath Waterfall

Gaipernath Waterfall
Gaipernath Waterfall

This Waterfall is a wonderful place to visit to do a picnic. The place offers something for everyone, you can do photography, trekking, picnic, and camping. The waterfall forms a pool and you can swim there to make your trip more enjoyable. The best time to visit the waterfall is during or after monsoon because due to rain the water reserves get refurbish. You can reach the place by hiring a private cab.    

Visiting hours = 9:00AM – 6:00PM

Trip Duration = Around 1-2 hours

Entry Fee = Free

9. Explore Kota Barrage

Kota Barrage
Kota Barrage

Kota Barrage is a dam built over river Chambal and is used to store the water of three dams. The water of the dam is used for agriculture in around 20000 acres of land. In monsoon, you can hear the sound of high flowing water and the place is perfect for a picnic. You will be fascinated by the fact that half of the water from the dam goes to Madhya Pradesh for agriculture use. 

 The best thing to do at Kota barrage is to spend time with your friends to relax nearby water bodies. To be safe keep yourself away from the water and do not lean on the railings.  

Visiting hours = 9:00AM – 6:00PM

Entry fee = Free  

Trip Duration = Around 1 hour

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the best time to visit Kota?

A. October to February is the best time to visit Kota because during this time the weather becomes pleasant to travel.

Q. Do we need to hire a guide to see tourist places?

A. Hiring any tourist guide is not important because all the places are safe to visit and can be visited without any assistance. However, there are certain places where hiring a guide will be beneficial.

Q. What type of food is available in Kota?

A. If you’re in Kota then Dal Bhati and Churma are worth trying. There are various popular sweet dishes in the region.

Q. How to reach Kota, Rajasthan?

A. Kota is well connected to other parts of India by road, railway, and airways. Nearest Airport from Kota is Jaipur International Station. Sawai Madhopur is the express train that connects Kota to Delhi and Mumbai.

Q. Are there hotels to stay in Kota?

A. Yes, there are hotels in Kota ranging from budget to premium category but you must pre-book hotels to avoid any inconvenience.

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Roshan Panjiyara

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