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A City in Rajasthan, India

Interest Measure for Chittorgarh

Ideal time to stay:  1 - 4 days

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Height(Altitude) of Chittorgarh from sea level:  1314 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  24.8887435°N, 74.6269216°E
Ecosystem:  Reservoir , Plain , Hill  

Food, Culture and Language at Chittorgarh

Food Availability:  Indian, Rajasthani 
Regional Language:  Hindi
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)
Tags:  #Monuments  

Why travel Chittorgarh?

The city of Chittorgarh is located on the banks of river Gambhiri and Berach. The antiquity of Chittorgarh is difficult to trace, but it’s believed that Bhim the legendary figure of the Mahabharata, visited this place to learn the secrets of immortality and became the disciple of a sage, but his impatience to perform all the rites deprived him of his goal, and out of sheer anger, he stamped on the ground creating a water reservoir, this reservoir is called as BhimLat.
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10 Places to visit and Things to do in Chittorgarh

Chittorgarh Fort at Chittorgarh

Chittorgarh Fort

Chittorgarh Fort is one of the largest forts in India. It is a World Heritage Site. The fort, popularly known as Chittor, was the capital of Mewar and is today situated in Chittorgarh. The fort and the city of Chittorgarh host the biggest Rajput festival called the "Jauhar Mela". It takes place annually on the anniversary of one of the jauhars, but no specific name has been given to it. It is generally believed that it commemorates Padmini’s jauhar, which is most famous.
Expenses - ₹10
Time needed - 2 hours
Vijay Stambh at Chittorgarh

Vijay Stambh

Vijay Stambha is an imposing victory monument located in Chittorgarh fort in Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, India. This tower is the pièce de résistance of Chittorgarh. The tower is a remarkable example of religious pluralism practised by the Rajputs.
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Time needed - 1 hours
Kirti Stambh at Chittorgarh

Kirti Stambh

Dedicated to Lord Adinath the 1st Jain Teerthankar adorned by the naked figures of the Digambars [Adherents of the Digambar sect who does not believe in covering the natural body]. A narrow stairway goes through seven stories of the tower to the top.The 22 metres high tower was build by a wealthy jain merchant in the 12th century A.D.
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Time needed - 0.5 hours
Gau Mukh Kund at Chittorgarh

Gau Mukh Kund

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A deep tank filled by a spring coming from a 'cow mouth', situated at the edge of the cliff. It is considered to be sacred where you can feed the fishes.
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Time needed - 1.5 hours
Rana Kumbha Palace at Chittorgarh

Rana Kumbha Palace

The ruined edifice of great historical and architectural interest, being the most massive monument in the fort of Chittor. The palace is believed to have underground cellars where Rani Padmini and other women committed Jauhar.
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Time needed - 1.5 hours
Padmini Palace, Chittorgarh at Chittorgarh

Padmini Palace, Chittorgarh

Rani Padmini palace, situated inside the Chittorgarh fort, leaves behind the tincture of beauty, valour, sacrifice, honour, manoeuvre and tragedy of the past. The palace, once the scene of an incident directly responsible for the battle between Allauddin Khilji and Rana Ratan Singh, is a distinctly feminine structure that overlooks a pleasant pool.
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Time needed - 1 hours

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