Kota, Rajasthan

Procession of Raja Ram Singh II of Kota Later Mughal Period, c. 1850
Diwali celebrations at Kota, 1690s
Kishore Sagar Lake
Karna Ghatotkacha fight sculpture in Kota
Kota Sari with Gota Patti embroidery
Storage area of Kota Stone
Seven Wonders Park
Entrance of Kota Railway station
Jay Kaylon Cricket Stadium
Chambal River, as seen in Kota at Garadiya Mahadev

City located in the southeast of northern Indian state of Rajasthan.

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Capital and largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan.

Jai Singh II, the founder of Jaipur
Streets of Jaipur
Dal Bati Churma
World Trade Park, Jaipur, is a shopping mall opened in 2012.
Jaipur Junction Railway Station
Jaipur Metro
Sawai Mansingh Stadium
Albert Hall Museum
Hawa Mahal
Jal Mahal
City Palace
Amer Fort
Jantar Mantar
Jaigarh Fort
Nahargarh Fort
Birla Mandir

It also serves as a gateway to other tourist destinations in Rajasthan such as Jodhpur (348 km), Jaisalmer (571 km), Bharatpur (186 km), Udaipur (421 km), Kota (252 km, 156 mi) and Mount Abu (520 km).

Kota district

District of the state of Rajasthan in western India.

The city of Kota is the administrative headquarters of the district.


State in northern India.

Ghateshwara Mahadeva temple at the Baroli Temple Complex. The temples were built between the 10th and 11th centuries CE by the Gurjara-Pratihara dynasty.
Akbar shoots the Rajput commander Jaimal using a matchlock, during the Siege of Chittor (1567–1568).
Mount Abu.
The great Indian bustard has been classed as critically endangered species since 2011.
Reclining tiger, Ranthambore National Park
Lake Palace and Jag Mandir from a distance, Lake Pichola, Udaipur.
Modern Jodhpur skyline
Timeline of the Bhadla Solar Park (India) development, the World's largest photovoltaic power plants cluster in 2020
Wind turbines near Bada Bagh, Rajasthan.
Rajasthani food
Dal Bati Choorma, a traditional Rajasthani Dish
NIIT University in Neemrana, Rajasthan
Man in Rajasthan, India.
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The emperor Hemu, who rose from obscurity and briefly established himself as ruler in northern India, from Punjab to Bengal, in defiance of the warring Sur and Mughal Empires.
Maharana Udai Singh II founded Udaipur, which became the new capital of the Mewar kingdom after Chittor Fort was conquered by the Mughal emperor Akbar.
Maharana Pratap Singh, sixteenth-century Rajput ruler of Mewar, known for his defence of his realm against Mughal invasion.
Suraj Mal was ruler of Bharatpur, some contemporary historians described him as "the Plato of the Jat people" and by a modern writer as the "Jat Odysseus", because of his political sagacity, steady intellect and clear vision.<ref>R.C.Majumdar, H.C.Raychaudhury, Kalikaranjan Datta: An Advanced History of India, fourth edition, 1978, {{ISBN|0-333-90298-X}}, Page-535</ref>
Mount Abu is a popular hill station in Rajasthan.
The Thar Desert near Jaisalmer.
Aerial view Udaipur and Aravali hills.
Jaipur International Airport
Maharajah's Express dining saloon
The Jaipur Metro is an important urban transportation link
NH 8 between Udaipur and Ahmedabad
Camel rides in Thar desert
Pushkar Lake and Ghat
Folk dance popular in Rajasthan
Demoiselle cranes in Khichan near Bikaner
Hawa Mahal
Amber Fort has seen from the bank of Maotha Lake, Jaigarh Fort on the hills in the background
Nakki Lake, Mount Abu
Mehrangarh Fort
Dilwara Temples
Lake Palace
Kirti Stambha of Fort of Chittaur
Tiger at Ranthambore National Park
Jal Mahal, Jaipur

Other important cities are Jodhpur, Kota, Bikaner, Ajmer, Bharatpur and Udaipur.

Baran district

District in the Indian state of Rajasthan.

The Ramgarh Crater as seen from an aeroplane
Parvati River-by-H.N.Singh

Before Indian independence in 1947, most of present-day Baran district was part of the princely state of Kota.


Second-largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan and officially the second metropolitan city of the state.

View of the Rajasthan High Court, Sardar Museum in Umaid Park and upper right is Jodhpur fort in 1960.
Street Scene of Jodhpur in 1906
Panoramic view of Jodhpur in a hot sunny day.
View of PWD Road and Mehrangarh from veer durgadas bridge, Jodhpur
Jaswant Thada
Kaylana Lake
Rajasthani thali
Footwear Design and Development Institute, Jodhpur
National Law University Jodhpur
Jodhpur National University
New building of Rajasthan High Court in Jodhpur.
Jodhpur junction railway station
Jodhpur Airport

In 2019, the Rajasthan government decided to form two municipal corporation in Jaipur, Jodhpur and Kota for better administration.

West Central Railway zone

The West Central Railway (abbreviated WCR), one of the 18 zones of the Indian Railways, came into existence on 1 April 2003.

It contains the Tuglakabad (TKD) locomotive shed, which belongs to Kota Division of WCR but is situated in the Northern Railways territory.


City in the state of Rajasthan in India.

Bawdi at Fatehpur
Harshnath Temple, Sikar, made in 973 AD

Sikar City is connected to Jhunjhunu, Rewari, Delhi, Churu, Bikaner, Sri Ganganagar, Hisar, Jaipur, Kota, Ajmer, Udaipur, Abu Road, Indore, Ahmedabad and Mumbai, Mathura,[Prayagraj]]Alwar.


Major city in Rajasthan state of western India.

Chittorgarh fort inside
Temple inside Chittorgarh fort
Jain temple at Kirtistambha
Jain Kirti Stambha
Rani Padmini's palace
Kirti Stambha (Tower of Fame)
Fort reservoir
Vijaya Stambha (Tower of Victory)

National Highway 76 connects to Kota with a 2 hour drive.


Variation on the Indian royal title Maharaja, also meaning 'Great king' in Hindi.

A Balinese Hindu family after puja at Bratan temple in Bali, Indonesia

Hereditary salute of 17-guns: the Maharao of Kotah

Joint Entrance Examination – Advanced

Academic examination held annually in India.

There were hundreds of academies across the country, and the most famous—in Kota, Rajasthan—attracted approximately 125,000 students each year.