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
90 km is the nearest airport, Dabok airport, Udaipur.
Chittaurgarh is well connected by rail.
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.
Facts about Chittaurgarh
Best Season :
August to March.
Rajasthan, Hindi, English.
The fort, Vijai Sthamb, Kalika Mata Temple
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
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