Kota's history dates back to the 13th century when the Rajputs captured the Chambal Valley and consequently formed the two states of Kota and Bundi on either side of the Chambal River. In 1626, Mughal Emperor Jahangir made Kota an independent state and Rao Madho Singh (the son of Bundi's Ruler), ascended the throne of Kota. Travellers visiting Rajasthan must make it a point to travel to Kota for the annual Dussehra Mela, a 12-day grand fair that is held in October.
Some of the most famous tourist fascinations you can visit when you travel to Kota are itemized below.
Road: Many buses run between Kota and other cities like Jaipur, Udaipur, Ajmer, Jodhpur. The main bus station in Kota is situated on the Bundi road. Tourists can also discover the town on auto-rickshaws and cycle-rickshaws.
Rail: Number of trains passes through or stops here in Kota. It lies in between Delhi and Mumbai railway lines.
Air: Kota does not have an airport; the nearest airport is Jaipur, which is 250 km od distance by road.
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