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Kota is the fifth largest city in the state of Rajasthan and it is situated on the banks of the Chambal Rivers, at an important juncture of trade route between Delhi and Gujrat. The Chambal flows through the city and it does not look like a river in the middle of the city. You can see kingfishers diving and birds nesting on the banks of the river. The Chambal is one of the least polluted of the major rivers of India. The river is exceptionally clean. One can see crocodiles in the month of November. Kota is also known as the Industrial capital of Rajasthan.  Kota is a historical town in the state of Rajasthan, India and a hallmark of Rajput power as well as culture. The history of the city dates back to the 12th century A.D. when the Hada Chieftain, Rao Deva, conquered the territory and founded Bundi and Hadoti. Later, in the early 17th century AD during the reign of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir, the ruler of Bundi -Rao Ratan Singh, gave the smaller principality of Kota to his son, Madho Singh. Since then Kota became a hallmark of the Rajput gallantry and culture.

The history of Kota is linked with the history of Bundi. Both Bundi and Kota came under the rule of the Chauhans in the 12th century. The descendents of the Chauhans set up their capital at Bundi and ruled from here. While Bundi was the capital, Kota formed the land granted to the eldest son of the ruler. This arrangement continued until 1624. In 1624, Emperor Jahangir, the great Mughal ruler, partitioned Bundi and made Kota an independent state. Rao Madho Singh, son of the ruler of Bundi, ascended the throne of Kota. It became a part of the British Empire in 1818 and later became a part of the Indian state of Rajasthan, when it gained independence in 1947.

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Dussehra Mela (Sep - Oct of every year):
Dussehra is an important festival of the Hindus which is celebrated commemorating the victory of good over evil. Dussehra is celebrated in Kota like other parts of India with great enthusiasm. The specialty of Dussehra in Kota is the Dussehra Mela (fair) celebrated in the month of October.

How to Reach Kota

By Air:
Kota does not have an airport of its own. There is a small aerodrome, which is not operational. Nearest airport is Jaipur (240 km).

By Bus:
The main bus station in Kota is located on Bundi Road near the eastern bank of the Chambal River. There is a good bus service from Kota to Ajmer (6 hours), Chittorgarh (6 hours), Jaipur (6 hours), Udaipur (6 hours), Jodhpur (11 hours) and Bikaner (12 hours).

By Train:
Kota railway station is located at the extreme northern end of the town. As Kota is on the main Delhi–Mumbai railway line via Sawai Madhopur, a number of trains pass through and stop here. The trip to Jaipur takes about 5 hours, while it takes 10 hours to reach Delhi from Kota.
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