Famous destination in Chittaurgarh

  • The essence of the Rajput princes, their high esteem, great valour, pride and the greatest legacy of romance and love all in the same place, Chittaurgarh is home to a vast history. Chittaurgarh echoes the tales of heroism and great sacrifices with the forts and palaces standing tall as proof. The famous warriors Ghora and Badal who fought against Allauddin Khalji and the sacrifice of Jaimal and Phata in the battle against the Mughals are their undying legendary tales. Home of the chivalrous and brave Chattari Rajputs, Chittaurgarh had people who would give up their life for their kingdom but not surrender to the opposing forces. The famous beauty for whom wars were waged, the stunning queen of Chittor, Rani Padmini Devi is a unending legacy that has tantalised history itself.

  • Chittorgarh
  • Chittaurgarh lies on the Berach River which is a tributary of the River Banas, elevated at a level of 394 mts. Chittaurgarh fort is the largest fort in Asia. In its entire history the fort fell into the hands of enemies only thrice. The first attack occurred when the Delhi Sultan Allauddin Khalji had been mystified by the charm of Chittor's queen, Padmini Devi and had planned to captivate her. The second time, Bahadur Shah had seized the court causing terror in the territory. Later on it fell into the hands of the Mughal emperor Akbar but his successor, Jahangir, returned the fort to the Rajputs in all honour. Chittaurgarh now has been made a part of the Golden Quardilateral, connecting most parts of India

  • Places you must visit here are the enchanting Chittaurgarh fort, Kalki Mata temple, Vijay Stambh, Rana Kumbha's palace, Rani Padmini Devi's Palace, Kumbhaswami Temple and the Bassi wildlife Sanctuary.

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