Kota is Famous for…
First, let’s get around with some facts about Kota.
The city of Kota is located in the Northen Indian state of Rajasthan and is the 3 rd largest city of the state.
It was once a part of Rajput Kingdom of Bundi and got separated from it in the 17th century.
This city is situated on the banks of River Chambal.
Enough with the History dude…Please, show me what I have come for.
Okay! fair enough…So here we go.
12 Things Kota is Famous For:
Before the revolution of coachings, Kota was not a popular place to brag about but ever since the boon of coaching has hit Kota, it has become famous all over the world. The amount of popularity it has given to Kota is unmatchable.
It all started with V.K Bansal’s private coaching back in the 1990’s and see where it has come today.
Not only coachings have provided students a good platform to prepare for competitive entrance exams but also a source of earning for thousands of people.
The mouthwatering Kota Kachori is famous all over the northern states of India. If you ever plan to visit Kota this is something you won’t want to miss out from.
At every nook and corner, you will find people enjoying the delicious Kachori.
One thing that makes it different from other Kachoris is that it is made of Dal (pulses) and is smaller in size from that of the regular.
It is served with chatnis( Imli – sweet in taste and Pudina – spicy and sour), and at some places, you can also enjoy Kadi Kachori where it is served with Kadi ( a famous Rajasthani dish).
Tea plus Kachori is the perfect combination for an evening snack.
Your trip to Kota will be incomplete without buying a Saree for your mom… and for yourself (in case you are the mom)
It is easily available in Markets of Kota.
There are hundreds of mine in Kota and nearby towns.
These stones are very popular and are used for commercial purposes. It is an excellent building stone that is available at a low price.
5. 7 Wonders Park
A lot of tourists from all over the country has come to visit these beautifully crafted wonders of the world.
Many people who wish to see the 7 wonders of the world but can’t afford to visit them can come here and fulfill their wishes.
This park is situated in the main city and one can enjoy the masterpiece from around the world and equally beautiful Kishore Sagar overlooking it.
This place remains crowded during the evening. So if you wish to take photos without any disturbance visit accordingly.
6.Kishore Sagar Talab (Kota is Famous For)
Popularly known as KST, is the famous hotspot for young kids who enjoy spending time here.
There are stairs on which people can sit and enjoy the view of the lake. One can also enjoy a boat ride and a visit to Jag Mandir.
A temple that is situated in the center of the Lake. There are water shows hosted every evening that is worth watching.
This is one of the liveliest places of Kota, where you will find people clicking photos, practicing guitar, riding skates and all kind of stuff.
Another thing that Kota is famous for is the waterfall.
Yes! You heard it right. Kota is blessed with waterfalls, where you can enjoy the fresh water and get rid of the scorching heat that Rajasthan has to offer.
One of the famous picnic spots of the families in Kota is the Gepernath waterfall.
Other Waterfall – Padhajhar
Post-Monsoon these places get a bit crowded.
There is no transportation facility available so you may have to rent a car or find other means.
8.Amar Punjabi Dhaba
I’m sure about this if you ever come to Kota and asks any local which is the best place in Kota to eat delicious food and that too in a budget.
The answer in 99% of the case will be Amar Punjabi Dhaba. Such is the reputation it has created.
Amar Punjabi dhabha is popularly known as APD, even though being a dhaba is the only eatery Kota is famous for.
If you ever visit Kota make sure to have this Dhaba in your TO-DO-LIST.
Perk– Its oldest branch is located very near to the Railway Station, so you can enjoy the tasty food right after getting off the Train.
9.Garadia Mahadev Temple
Have you seen the advertisement by Rajasthan tourism? If your answer is yes.
Then you have seen this place.
If not have a look at it here. Best Ad Rajasthan tourism
A place that is located a bit outskirt of Kota but still something that calls you to appreciate its beauty and enjoy the mesmerizing view it offers.
This is a heavenly location for nature lovers as well as the one who likes to take photos.
This place is visited by many travel bloggers and you can see a lot of Vlogs of it on Youtube.
Definitely, something that Kota is famous for.
If you want to see How Dusshera is celebrated, you must come to Kota.
Dusshera Mela of Kota is very famous and is considered as one of the biggest fairs of India.
Tall effigies of Ravan, Meghnath, and Kumbhkaran are burnt by a small kid dressed as Lord Ram to keep the evils away.
Stalls from Famous street foods of Kota are made here.
Fireworks show is hosted and that is something not to be missed at all.
11. Electricity Plant (Kota is Famous For)
Kota Power plant is something that has always been the talk of the town. It has won many awards for its excellence.
How much electricity does it produce?
8% of India’s total electricity… that’s something remarkable.
These power plant runs 24*7 along the length of the year.
You can see the Chimney Of Kota thermal standing tall from any place inside the city and you won’t have to climb anywhere. It is one of the tallest building of the city.
12. Chambal River (Kota is Famous For)
The city has never seen a shortage of water due to this River.
On To You:
Which one out of the 12 things is Kota most famous for?
Did I miss anything important? Do let me know through the comment section.