(Last Updated on : 22-02-2014)
Bundi District is a district located in the southeastern part of the state of Rajasthan
in the western part of India. The town of Bundi is the district headquarters. The total area of the district is 5,550 sq km. It has a population of 9,610,269 (as per the 2001 census). It is surrounded on the north by the Tonk District, on the west by the Bhilwara District and on the southwest by the Chittorgarh District. The river Chambal
forms the southern and eastern boundaries. Bundi is in general dry in nature with the exception of the monsoon or winter rains. The annual rainfall is 76 cm. Hindi
and Rajasthani are the two languages spoken in this district.
Bundi District 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.
The Bundi district of Rajasthan
has been an imperative tourist destination for both the foreign and domestic tourists. The place presents a unique tradition with baoris , palaces and forts , lakes and the beautiful natural surroundings. Many fairs and festivals are organized every year. The rainy season is very unique for the Kajli Teej Festival. The weather is usually pleasant except for a patch of the hot summer. During the monsoons in Bundi
a local festival called Kajli Teej is uniquely celebrated here. A local fair is also held on this occasion displaying lot of local handicraft items including Katar , paintings and bangles and the like.