Brijraj Bhawan Palace
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBrijraj Bhawan Palace Kota
This hotel was ok but it could have been better. The restraunt was ok but the rooms themseleves were quite big but the service of the staff wasn't very welcoming.. Not a great reccomendation I am sure there are better places.
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... the place would have to be special to merit that journey. As we rounded the last corner of the highway, among the dust clouds the Bundi townscape with palace and fort emerged honey-coloured in the late afternoon sun, against a backdrop of green hills. It looked gorgeous. But what made me all giddy with delight was the inevitable tuk-tuk journey from the bus stop to my accommodation: this was an old market town, still just discovering its appeal for ...
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... 8211; even though monkey attacks are probably pretty awful and presumably the bites can fester. So we wandered around the ruins, and watched a bunch of kids swimming in the baori (stepwell), then headed off in our trusty rickshaw to the next sight. The area around the hunting lodge is very nice, filled with old stepwells, and temples. Lots of people living in and around the ruins and of course, plenty of cows wandering about. No monkeys.
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... evening we went back to the hotel for a few beers and cards this time with the hotel owner. Despite having all the card luck in the world this guy clearly can't handle his booze and by the end of the evening he was up doing some proper Indian style dancing to everything from Take That to the Foo Fighters. Truely hysterical.
Day 15: Thursday February 2nd
... a visit if you are in this part of India. The fort is an odd mixture of walls and watch or battle towers and peaceful temples along with the Tower of Victory which has 147 steps to the top. The fort dates back to the 8th century and in 1303 it was besieged by the Pathan King of Delhi who captured the beautiful Padmini – wife of the Rani king. When defeat was inevitable, the men rode out to die in battle and the Rajput ...