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Kota Fort

Kota Fort, overlooking river Chambal, is situated in Kota - the industrial capital of Rajasthan. Built in 1264, it is one of the largest forts in the state. The fort's rampart, with massive bastions, 6 double gates and 25 towers (burj), is one of the highest in Rajasthan. It comprises numerous palaces, Madho Singh Mahal, Raj Mahal, Bada Mahal, Chhatra Mahal and the ruined Jhala Haveli. The Madho Singh Trust Museum in the fort has an excellent collection of weapons, clothing and some of the best preserved murals in Rajasthan. Kota Airport and Kota Junction Railway Station are the nearest airport and railhead respectively.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Kota
Location: Kota    


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