Chittorgarh is famous for its glorious history. It is a symbol of the royal age in the history of India.
Due to its rich and royal chronicle, it holds an important place in India’s history.
Many great people date their exitance back to Chittor, not just this they have crafted the history of Chittor, which we are proud of today.
Chittorgarh fort is a UNESCO world heritage site. It is located 310 kilometers from Jaipur and takes around six hours to reach there.
There are lots of sightseeing places in Chittorgarh, some of the most famous ones are:
Chittorgarh Fort is one of the largest forts in Asia. This huge fort has many palaces, gates, ponds and towers. Most of the tourist attractions in Chittorgarh treasured inside this large fort.
Water Fort is the second name of Chittorgarh Fort for many years. It contains around 84 water bodies, out of which, 22 still exists. Rana Kumbha Palace, Vijay Stambh, Meera Mandir and some other ancient structures are inside this fort.
This magnificent palace provides a glimpse of the domestic architecture of the Rajputs. This palace claims to be the oldest palace inside the fort and this one is the largest monument in Chittorgarh fort. Plenty of canopied windows explain the glorious structure of that royal era.
Vijay Stambh means victory tower. To celebrate the victory over Mahmud Khilji, Maharana Kumbha built this tower in 1448. The sculptures of Hindu deities are crafted on the walls.
You can get on the top of this tower by stairs and experience the view that shows the glory of the city.
This palace is one of the most attractive tourist places in Chittorgarh. It is also located inside the Chittorgarh Fort. This palace is famous for the battle between Rana Ratan Singh, the ruler of the city and Ala-ud-din Khilji, second most powerful ruler of the Khalji dynasty.
Just like the incomparable beauty of Rani Padmini, the architectural glory of this palace cannot be compared. The palace overlooks a beautiful pool and the breathtaking view is something you need to visit, to experience.
Kalika Mata temple was initially dedicated to the Sun God before it got converted into Kali Mata temple. It was built in the 8th century and the statute of great Maa Kali was placed by Maharana Hamir. This temple is a very important pilgrimage attraction in Chittorgarh.
The excellent architecture of this temple shows the hard work of the craftsman. This is a must visit place while visiting Chittorgarh.
Princess Meera was born in a royal family of Merta (Marwar) . Meera is also known as Meera Bai. She devoted her whole life to Lord Krishna, as she saw Lord Krishna as her husband. Meera has written many devotional songs and poems, that are very famous now.
The temple reflects the gorgeous, ancient architecture, crafted with the Indo-Arya style makes it a famous place in Chittorgarh.
This magnificent palace is also located inside the Chittorgarh fort. The Palace built by Rana Fateh Singh, who was the Maharaja of Udaipur. This palace shows the affection that Rana Fateh Singh had for art. A large number of corridors and pillars are the major features of Rajasthani architecture.
This palace also has a wide range of paintings inside. The museum also showcases a large number of sculptures and crystal items.
Other than these major attractions there are many must-visit places in Chittorgarh. You can visit Bassi Wildlife century located in Chittorgarh district.
The century has very rich wildlife, you can visit here and feel a blissful connection with nature.
So what are you thinking? Pack your backpacks and book a cab to explore the royalty of Rajasthan.