Chittorgarh has been pretty famous for their turbulent and glorious past. It’s been even called as the pride of Rajasthan. It reminds about some of famous battles of our history. Chittorgarh has been witness of rich kings, kindgom for their chivalry, honour and sacrifices. The great forts, palaces and temples still recite the story of the glorious past that Chittorgarh has seen.
Chittorgarh has been thrashed thrice by going through the bloodiest battles, starting from Alauddin Khilji's attack in 1303 AD and then followed by Bahadur Shah in 1533 AD. Akbar being the most powerful Mugal emperor, attacked this city. The fort never reconstructed after the attack. The great fort history, is an eminent part of Indian history, that in turns attracts lots of tourist and visitors to get an in depth view of Great Rajput rulers sacrifices.
Tourist Attractions in Chittorgarh
1Vijay Stambh :
The Vijaya Stambh is located in Chittorgarh and was established by Maharana Kumba. This is a nationalistic master work built to remember the triumph of the kingdom over the trespasser Modammed Khilii. The tower is adorned memorably with Hondi God and Goddess.
2Chittorgarh Fort :
Chittorgarh Fort is preceding city as an incarnation of Rajput ritual, which messed with romance and audacity. It was established in the 7th centuryA.D. The fort of Chittorgarh is extended over an area of 700 acres. As per the ancient tale the city was established by the Pandava warrior Bhima.
3Jaimal and Patta Palaces :
Jaimal and Patta palaces are located on a pebbly surface that ascends from the southern part of the Gomukh Kund. The Jaimal and Patta palaces belonged to Rathore Jaimal and Sisodia Patta. These palaces are the last one, which was built enclosed by the location of the Chittorgarh.
4Kirti Stambh :
Kirti Stambh committed to Adinath and the Stambh is 22 meters tower. The first Jain Tirthankar established this Stambh.
5Meera Bai Temple :
Meera Bai temple is beautiful temple, which was built in North Indian manner and has an open arcade in the region of the chamber with four pavilions in each angle.
6Padmini's Palace :
Padmini Palace was established for Queen Padmini whose awesome beauty made Allauddin Khilji harrased Chottorgarh.
Excursions from Chittorgarh
1Bassi Village :
Bassi village is situated 25 kms from the Chittorgarh. This village is popular for its temples, forts, sculptures and woodworks.
2Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary :
Bassi wildlife sanctuary is residence to wild boars, antelopes, panthers and migratory birds.
Bijalpur is 40 kms from Chittorgarh and it was established by Rao Shakti Singh. Now it has been renewed into a heritage hotel.
4Matri Kundia Temple :
The Matri temple is well known as ‘ Haridwar of Mewar’ and it is devoted to Lord Shiva.
5Sanwariyaji Temple :
Sanwariyaji temple is devoted to Lord Krishna and it is famous pilgrimage blemish.
6Shopping in Chittorgarh :
Chittorgarh is identified for its wooden toys, printed fabrics, leather mojris and ‘Thewa’ articles. There are many shopping places in Chittorgarh but Sadar Bazar, New cloth Market, Fort road Market, Rana Sanga Market and more are the shopping Hubs.
We welcomes you to visit Chittorgarh on your Rajasthan Tour to India.
More great destinations can be found in the Explore India page.
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