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Chittorgarh


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Chittorgarh is a very famous city of Rajasthan. It is situated 115 km to the east of Udaipur; spread over an area of 700 acres.The pride and glory of Rajasthan, Chittaurgarh echoes with the tales of romance and valor unique to the Rajput tradition. A ruined citadel, where the royal past lives in its imposing forts graceful palaces and Spectacular chhatris.


The most important site of Chittorgarh is the Chittorgarh Fort. It is a patriotic emblem built in remembrance of the victory of the Kingdom over the intruder Mohammed Khilji. The Tower of Victory or Vijay Stambha, as it is called, has nine floors which have carvings of Hindu gods and goddesses and stories from the epics of Ramayana and Mahabharata. The tower is 37 metres high.

Maha Sati, a sacred place, is located at Ahar in Chittorgarh. Maha Sati is famous for its natural reservoir, Gangodbhawa Kund. In the mythological stories, it had been found that that a tributary of the Ganges flows underground and emerges here as Ahar River in which this Kund is originated. Hence, it is believed that this reservoir contains sacred water. Maha Sati is also known for an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.

 

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Chittorgarh is a very famous city of Rajasthan. It is situated 115 km to the east of Udaipur; spread over an area of 700 acres.The pride and glory of Rajasthan, Chittaurgarh echoes with the tales of romance and valor unique to the Rajput tradition. A ruined citadel, where the royal past lives in its imposing forts graceful palaces and Spectacular chhatris.

Hotels near Chittorgarh

Bassi Fort Palace

Bassi Fort Palace, a Welcomheritage Hotel is located in Chittogarh (Rajasthan - INDIA).


Best Price: Rs.2200 per day

Castle Bijaipur

Castle Bijaipur is a 16th century castle set in the serene vindhyanchal ranges near Chittaurgarh (Rajasthan, India) was built by Rao Shakti Singhji the younger brother of the great warrior Maharana Pratap.


Best Price: Rs.4800 per day

Lake Nahargarh Palace

Lake Nahargarh Palace


Best Price: Rs.0 per day


  
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