To reach this small 18th-century palace built by Rao Ummed Singh, exit through Bundi Palace’s Elephant Gate and walk round the corner...
This extraordinary, partly decaying edifice – described by Kipling as ‘the work of goblins rather than of men’ – almost seems to grow...
Maharao Raja Bahadur Singh Museum
This museum is housed in the Moti Mahal, where the current royal descendants live. It is an extraordinary celebration of the lives of...
The ramshackle, partly overgrown Taragarh fort, on the hilltop above the palace, is great to ramble around – but take a stick to battle the overgrown vegetation, help the knees on the steep climb, and provide confidence when surrounded by testosterone-charged macaques. The fort was originally built by Rao Bav Singh in 1354.
Take the path up behind the Chitrasala, then head 250m east along the inside of the ramparts and then 300m left up the steep stone ramp which starts just before the Dudha Mahal , a small disused building.
The views from the top are magical. Inside the ramparts are three deep baoris carved out of solid rock and the Bhim Burj , the largest of the great bastions (currently occupied by the police and off limits).