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"... the work of goblins"

Somewhere in eastern Rajasthan close to the city of Kota and the tourist trap that Chittorgarh often is lies the relatively less travelled Bundi. Not unlike Gokarna or Hampi... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 17, 2016
jkysharma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Somewhere in eastern Rajasthan close to the city of Kota and the tourist trap that Chittorgarh often is lies the relatively less travelled Bundi. Not unlike Gokarna or Hampi, Indians have needed a few Westerners looking for that undefinable something that is usually called atmosphere to show us the worthiness of this place. Their imprints still show up here in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

We spent one day in Bundi to cut the road between Pushkar and Udaipur, and it was totally worth the small detour !!! We were practically alone in the palace, so it really felt authentic. Most of the palace is so rotten and decrepit that is is closed to the public - unfortunately it doesnt seem to be undergoing restoration... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Very charming place, far away from crowd. Painting are very facinating. Good guide by the entrance. Plan at least few hours for the visit. Good restaurants nearby with beautiful view.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2016

Visited Bundi from Kota. The fort is vast. Lots of opportunities to take good photos. Kids had a lot of fun.

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Thank GiriJoshi
Seattle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2015

Few tourist venture here- which is exactly why you should- I'd read about this palace (inside the fort) over two decades ago and had made it a goal of my trip- I was not disappointed in the least- such lovely art- all yours to see without being hassled by crowds or hucksters ...We hired a guide (Jogie) who was kind,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

The jewellery shop in the palace is full of fakes. I bought a couple of pieces from the jewellery shop, and have later found out both are extremely fake. Avoid this shop!!! The palace and fort are definitely worth it though. Very beautiful and there is something magic about the fact it is not kept as well as other places.

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1 Thank Nick G
San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2015

Enchanting old palace! Love love it! Not really restored...as is...you have it pretty much to yourself...very few visitors.. Great for " reverie". Sooo romantic stunning beauty! High quality architecture, materials, craftsmanship.. Atmosphere)

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Düsseldorf
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2015

From all the castle we visited in Rajasthan (and we visited a loooot of them) this is the one I liked the most. It is also the one in the worst condition, which is a pitty but seems to keep the tourist masses of Jaipur, Udaipur etc. away. This way you can enjoy the old buildings and the really amazing... More 

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Thank hoeferjan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

The palace and fort of Bundi are very nice, only disadvantage: It is neglected very severely. The cause seems to be a quarrel between descendants of the king about the inheritance. Nobody is responsible for this palace and they are figuring before court about the possession.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2015

This is easily one of my favorite places to visit in Rajastan. The palace is now inhabited by bats, bees, and monkeys due to neglect, but its ruined beauty still shines through. We were one of the few visitors during that late April afternoon, and the palace feel like ours to explore. We were able to see the amazing faded... More 

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