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Chitrashala - Ummed Mahal

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Address: Garh Palace, Bundi 323001, India

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Highlight of out trip

This was one of the highlights of our trip in Rajasthan. We stopped at Bundi as we it was on the way from Jaipur to Udaipur. We did not regret it. Bundi is much smaller than all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This was one of the highlights of our trip in Rajasthan. We stopped at Bundi as we it was on the way from Jaipur to Udaipur. We did not regret it. Bundi is much smaller than all the other Rajasthan tourist attractions, its a lot less visited but its an absolute gem. Make sure you invest the £3 to get... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The garden is very beautiful and the paintings are well preserved. Nicer than the palace next door and free for some reason.

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Udaipur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The best Part of Bundi Mahal( fort) is these paintings . they had painters from Mongolian and far country who painted these .They are amazingly beautiful , though the care and maintenance is very very poor.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

this is worth the climb, look out for the guy with a limp who has the keys for the closed rooms and will show you the painting in these rooms

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Lovely palace with lots of potential, as it is full of wonderful frescoes, but it is sadly neglected, and only a small part of the palace is open to visitors, as the rest is in such a state.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

was impressed with the style of painting and the rich interpretations by the guide of how life was in the era bygone

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Kota, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

BUNDI is a tourists dream come true. No state of art facilities. Virtually a heritage paradise boasting of Rudyard Kiplings' abode to Pre historic paintings. Do contact the unlettered , but a fantastic guide-cum-discoverer Mr. Om Prakash Sharma better known as KUKKIS WORLD. A WALKING ENCYCLOPAEDIA ON BUNDI. These awe-inspiring wall paintings in the palace atop a steep hillock are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This is a place not to be missed.... its on a top on a hill that can be reached through a 'very' steep climb...the place makes it worth the while... The paintings mostly in blue, white and green (Heard the colors were made from grounding precious stones...amazing) are mesmerizing, with extensive attention to detail... Only grouse is it could be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The gardens and the room are nice and quite well maintained, specially the painting of Krishna stealing the clothes of the maids. It is definitely worth visiting

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Bundi Palace is one of the hidden palace on the hill, down at town is fabulous market for visit. Lake at the monsoon weather is great!!

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