Bundi rates highly in terms of attractions, the city is famous for the Taragarh fort which towers over the city, and it's more than 50 sunken step-wells used to draw clean water before the modern water mains were installed. The population of Bundi is approximately 105,000 people and was named after a Meena Chieftain Bunda, also notable the miniature paintings from the "Bundi School". The city attracts a number of tourists in season and a multitude of guesthouses have sprung up near to the fort, ignore the hustlers in the street who try to lead you around or offer you services- you will be charged a higher rate which will go into the hustlers pocket. The locals genuinely are a friendly lot however, and you can have a tea and make friends with almost everyone - even the shopkeepers and hustlers if you show some genuine intrest. Famous visitors to Bundi include Rudyard Kipling (writer of The Jungle Book), Rabindra Nath Tagore, Virginia Fass, and film maker Satyajit Ray.