Dussehra in Kota


More than 75 feet tall effigies of the demons Ravana, Kumbhakarana and Meghnath are se ablaze on Dussehra day to symbolize the victory of good over evil. This festival is celebrated all over India but the Kota Dussehra is quite exclusive for it marks more than just the beginning of a festive period.  This year, the fair would fall from October02 to 04, 2014

Dussehra in Kota

Villagers gather here dressed in multicolored clothes to offer prayers to Lord Rama and to celebrate his victory over Ravana. Rich in courtly splendor and age old traditions, the Dussehra festival here is noticeable by a glittering procession, which attracts thousands from the surrounding villages.  Like all festivals in Rajasthan, it provides a good chance to the traders to display their attractive wares to the rural and urban buyers.  Prominent artists from all over the country are invited to participate in cultural programmes that enthral the huge audience with their performances.

Palkiya Haveli, the heritage hotel by Alsisar Group in Kota would give you the actual feel of  festivities in the city. So yes, it would be surreal – you would see the luminous city Kota from the luxuries and comforts of regal Palkiya Haveli which once was the house of Rathores in Kota.

The Haveli has an interesting painted entrance which leads to the central courtyard. It has beautiful carved balconies, attractive courtyards, open terraces, lovely gardens and comfortable rooms with old design fabrics and antique furniture.

During the festive and holiday season, the Palkiya Haveli is opened up for international tourists providing modern facilities in traditional ambiance, which also proves to be a great host to witness the celebrations of Dussehra!!

Palkiya Haveli in Kota sure is the perfect base to explore the city and the exciting celebrations of Dussehra !!


For further information, reservations and bookings, you can contact at the following address.

Palkiya Haveli Kota:

Mokha-para ,
Near Suraj Pole, Kota, Rajasthan, India
Tele. 0744-2387497
Fax no.0744-2387075
Mobile no.09829747316

Reservation Office: Alsisar Haveli Jaipur

Sansar Chandra Road, Jaipur 302 001 (INDIA)
Tele:  +91-141-236 8290, 236 4685, 510 7157  Fax: +91-141-2364652
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