Kotputli Tourism – Best of Kotputli, Rajasthan, India
About Kotputli in Rajasthan:
Kotputli is a town and a municipality in Jaipur district in the Indian state of Rajasthan which is about 106 kms towards north of Jaipur. A vast portion of the population living in Kotputli belongs to Yadav community. Ultratech Cement Ltd, one of the largest cement producers has their plant in Kotputli. The literacy rate of Kotputli is 67% and Rajasthani, Hindi being the most widely spoken languages of the people living in Kotputli. Kotputli coordinates with 27.71’67” degree North Latitude and 76.2’ degree East Longitude with Pin Code being 303108.
History of Kotputli:
It is said that Kotputli prevailed even during the times of Mahabharata, when it was a part of Matsya kingdom. During the time of the British Kotputli was a princely state of Khetri. Kotputli was derived from ‘Kot’ and ‘Putli’ meaning a village. Kotputli was also ruled by Tanwar Rajputs who were ruling this place for quite some time.
Tourist attractions in and near Kotputli:
Kotputli is very famous for some of the old and ancient temples and historic monuments located in this town such as;
- Devnarayan Temple
- Sri Sarun Mata Temple
The capital city of Rajasthan also known as ‘Pink City’ is about 106 kms from Jaipur famous for forts, palaces, temples, culture and lakes.
Ajmer is placed 134 kms away from Kotputli is famous for pilgrimage centers, temples, forts and palaces
Pushkar is well known for temples, lakes, camel fairs, camel safari, pilgrims and palaces is located 151 kms away from Kotputli.
This famous wildlife sanctuary is located 157 kms away from Kotputli known for home of wild animals and many rare species of migratory birds.
Bharathpur is about 182 kms from Kotputli famous for wildlife sanctuary, bird watching and forts.
The city of Agra which houses the one of the Seven Wonders of the World namely the Taj Mahal is about 233 kms from Kotputli. It is also known for gardens, forts, rivers and Archeological sites.
Mathura is located 218 kms away from Kotputli renowned for rivers, palaces, and temples and last but not the least it is the birthplace of lord Krishna.
Vrindavan is approx 233 kms from Kotputli well known for temples, rivers, pilgrimage centers and hermitage.
The national capital of India New Delhi is located 269 kms away from Kotputli known for temples, rivers, forts, historic monuments, Amusement Parks, museums and shopping.
Bhilwara is famous for forts, temples, rivers and Jain temples is about 352 kms from Kotputli.
Bikaner is most renowned for forts and ancient palaces is situated at a distance of 341 kms from Kotputli.
Jodhpur is well known for forts, palaces, rivers and ancient monuments is approx located 438 kms away from Kotputli.
Kota is known for temples, forts, palaces and reputed institutes is located at a distance of 354 kms from Kotputli.
Gwalior is famous for lakes, gardens, palaces and royal mansions is sited at a distance of 344 kms from Kotputli.
Connectivity to Kotputli in Rajasthan:
Kotputli is well connected by road, rail and air means of transport. Many RSRTC buses ply from Kotputli to Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Jaisalmer and Bikaner at regular intervals. Jaipur is about 106 kms and New Delhi is approx 165 kms from Kotputli. Public taking trains and flights can reach Jaipur Railway Station and Jaipur Airport, which is, located 106 kms away from Kotputli. Besides one can also take taxis, autos, rickshaws and camel rides as local mode of public transport in and near Kotputli. National Highway 8 also lies at close proximity from Kotputli.
Where to find accommodation in Kotputli?
Kotputli has few good hotels, resorts, guest houses and lodges that provide good accommodation to the travelers visiting the place all round the year. The hotels come in range varying from single star to 5 star with hosts of facilities and services. Some ultra luxury hotels offer services such as bed, breakfast, undertake travel booking, airport pick and drop, doctors on call, provide sauna and spa, pub and bar attached etc. List of hotels located in and near Kotputli are:
- Hotel Sarang Palace
- Hotel Blue Heaven
- Hotel Marc Inn
- Hotel Sarovar Portico
- Hotel Maharaja Residency
- Hotel Milan & Garden
- Hotel Aqua
- Mosaic Hotel
- Hotel Royal Heritage Haveli
- Hotel Ratan Haveli
- The Nangis Pride
- Aditya International Hotel
- Hotel Rajwada Palace