Bundi District is located in the south-eastern part of Rajasthan
. It covers an area of 5,550 sq km and has a population around a million. Bundi is surrounded by Tonk
in the north, Bhilwara
in the west, and Chittorgarh
in the south-west. The river Chambal
forms the southern and eastern boundaries. Bundi is generally dry in nature except during the monsoon or winter rains. Total annual rainfall is 76 cm. Hindi
are the two languages spoken.
Bundi is very famous for its intricate carvings and murals. It has a collection of monuments including impressive medieval forts, palaces, havelis, and temples with beautiful stone idols, and carved pillars. The important tourist destinations are Garh Palace, Kshar Bagh, Chhattar Mahal, Sukh Mahal, Taragarh Fort, Dugari, Indargarh, Keshavraipatan and Talwas. The step-wells including Nawal Sagar and Raniji-ki-Baori are also worth visiting.