City Palace is the lonely planet in the Indian state of Rajasthan, Kota which represents the golden lifestyle of our erstwhile royal people. An embodiment of superb Mughal and Rajasthani architecture and art, Raj Mahal is one of the ancient landmarks in Kota which displays the unbeatable Indian architecture. With its extra-ordinary interiors and decoration such as wall paintings, mirror walls, mirror ceilings, hanging illuminated lights and floral decorations; it has won the heart of the tourists. At the entrance, one will find marvelous floral decoration which is simply charming and welcoming the guests. The walls of this palace are fully-flourished with typical oldest paintings and bright colour contrasts.
It is surrounded with eye-pleasing gardens that will sure fascinate you with its natural beauty of plantation.
Out of all the floors, one floor is having a beautiful grand museum displaying a wide range of medieval weaponries, costumes and apparels of erstwhile kings and queens, artifacts and handicrafts. All these items tell us the imperial style of our previous kings and Queen.
Madho Singh was built this City Palace and he was born in 1565 AD. At his only 14 years, he went to fight against Aurangzeb on the behalf of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. The father of Madho was Rao Ratan Singh who lost five of his six sons in the battles but Madho has defeated other and become a splendid hero. To see his bravery and courage, Shah Jahan was bestowed the Kingdom of Kota upon him. When he was died in 1651 AD at the age of 86, he had sons but his elder son, Rao Mukund Singh was announced the main chief of Kota.