In and Around Kota (°C - °C)
Located on the banks of the Chambal River, Kota is a small city in Rajasthan which boasts of a rich heritage while also being quite famous for its temples, gardens and palaces. It was earlier known as Kotah and is famously known as the Education City of India and the Industrial City of Rajasthan.
Best Time to Visit
The months between October and February are the best to visit this culturally rich city as the temperature ranges between 14 to 30-degree celsius during this time, making it cool and pleasant to stay in.
Places to Visit
Kota is quite famous in the country for being a major coaching hub for preparations of competitive examinations. It is home to a plethora of medical and engineering coaching institutes; some of which are the best in the country. Being quite famous for ‘Kotadoria’ saris, you will find an abundance of fine translucent muslins which are known as Masuria Malmal in the city. Maharana Bhimdeo started the concept of weaving in Kota way back in the 18th century and today Kota saris are absolutely traditional pieces and are an important trademark of the city. You will find several textile shops selling a variety of Kota Doria clothes all over the city. Also known for Kota Stone, you will find several varieties of limestone which are fine-grained with the industry of Kota stone polishing playing a vital role in the city’s economy. There are several budget hotels in Kota where you can find comfortable accommodation for yourself.
OYO Rooms: Hotels in Kota
To make the most of your trip when in Kota, be it for business or pleasure, it is essential that you find the perfect accommodation for yourself that allows you to utilize maximum of your time while also offering comfort and ease throughout. If you are in search of a budget hotel in Kota which offers leisure then you must choose from the many OYO Premium rooms easily available around the city. The OYO Rooms near Central Square Mall in the Gumanpara area are easily accessible to the Nayapura Bus Stop. Guests staying here can visit nearby tourist spots such as the Chambal Garden and Seven Wonders Park. Moreover, it is the perfect place for shopaholics as the City Mall and Gumanpura Market are also quite nearby. For those looking to make a short trip to the city, the OYO Rooms near the Kota Railway Station are the best option. It is also nearby to famous tourist spots, temples and local markets which offer parking facilities and complimentary breakfast. Check into the OYO rooms at an affordable rate near the Allen Career Institute. This is just the place for students and parents on a city tour exploring the coaching institutes in the city. With the University of Kota in close vicinity, the OYO rooms in AD Circle are yet another great option for students. These are some of the best Kota hotels which offer parking and laundry facilities along with complimentary breakfast for its guests. If you are visiting the city to indulge in some great retail therapy then the OYO Premium rooms in Ballabhbari is where you need to check-in. Being a stone’s throw away from some of the best malls in the city, it is located at walking distance to several historical palaces, gardens and parks making your stay enjoyable and memorable. This hotel offers parking facilities along with complimentary breakfast too. Book your OYO room today and make your trip to Kota an enjoyable and relaxing one.
Events in Kota
Kota Dusshera: September
When talking about Dusshera, you might think you have seen and heard it all. But Kota ahs something special up its sleeves. With a Dussehra celebration happening as a big fair (mela), you will get that rural touch as you see artisans come from far and wide to sell their beautiful wares. Villagers also gather in traditional dresses to offer prayers to Lord Rama by performing elaboate dances and cultural programs to celebrate victory over Ravana. Towering effigies of Ravana are burned with addition to a captivating procession from the Royal Palace to the fair ground, featuring decorated elephants, camels, horses folk dancers livening up the streets. Don't miss out on this one and only Dusshera Mela by booking your OYO in Kota now!