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Chittaurgrah

Chittaurgarh showcases the royalty and glory of Rajasthan in the form of its various magnificent forts and monuments. It is a ruined citadel where the royal past lives in the imposing forts, graceful palaces and spectacular chhatris. The entire city echoes with the tales of love and gallantry unique to the Rajput tradition

Facts about Chittaurgarh

Area : 15 Sq.Km
Best Season : August to March.
Language : Rajasthan, Hindi, English.
Major attraction: The fort, Vijai Sthamb, Kalika Mata Temple

Chittaurgarh Travel Attractions

taragarh fortThe Fort:
The fort was constructed by later Mauryan rulers in 7th century A.D., it is located on a 180 m high hill. With a distinct Rajput character, the fort has many architectural attractions.

Vijay Sthamb or the Victory Tower:
Built by Maharana Kumbha, in commemoration of victory over the Muslim rulers of Malwa and Gujarat, in 1440 A.D., this 37 m high tower is a structure of nine towers

Kalika Mata Temple:
chhattar mahal (Palace of Towers)Toward the south end of the fort lies the Kalika Mata Temple. This temple is originally dedicated to Surya, the sun god. It dates back to the 8th century ,which makes it the oldest structure in the fort.

The Tower of Fame:
The seven-story Kirti stambha dating back to the 12th century and dedicated to the great Jain saint, Adinatha.Still further north, on the great rock of Chittaurgarh, lie the ruins of Rana Ratan Singh's beautiful palace, set by a small lake it is similar in style to Rana Kumbha's palace, except that it is perfectly rectangular in shape, a fact that is somewhat now by the ruins and subsequent alterations.chhattar mahal (Palace of Towers)

Getting there:

Airways : 90 km is the nearest airport, Dabok airport, Udaipur.
Railways: Chittaurgarh is well connected by rail.
Roadways:Bus services operate to several important destinations. Delhi (583 km), Mount Abu (297 km), Jaipur (325 km), Indore (325 km) and Ajmer (185 km) away from Chittaurgarh.