WELCOME TO THE CITY OF RAJPUTS CHITTORGARH….
CHITTORGARH is located in south-east of RAJASTHAN and also known as the CITY OF PRIDE AND GLORY. CHITTORGARH is situated on the banks of river GAMBHIRI and BERACH. CHITTORGARH used to be the capital of SISODIA DYNASTY OF MEWAR and has a glorious RAJPUT HISTORY.So let’s start your trip of this beautiful historical city with some of these famous places like….
CHITTORGARH FORT:- fort is one of the most out standing fort in INDIA. It covers approx 700acress and situated on a top of the hill.. This fort is also known as water fort as it initially had about 84 water bodies. The fort has seven gateways that one has to pass through to get in.The fort is surrounded by temples and exotic gardens. Thousands of tourists visit this imperial fort every year. So you also must visit the most popular CHITTORGARH tourist destination.
VIJAYA STAMBH:-It is a nine storeyed tower and also known as VICTORY TOWER. This STAMBH was built by MAHARANA KUMBHA between 1458 and 1468 to commemorate his victory over SULTAN MAHMOUD of MALWA. The work and architectur of this STAMBH is amazing. It is a nine storey tower and offers some beautiful panoramic views of CHITTORGARH. So don’t skip and enjoy this lovely place.
MEERA TEMPLE:- This temple is dedicated to MEERA BAI. She was a RAJPUT princess who gave up her Royal life and devoted her life to LORD KRISHNA. She was also a great poetess and her poetry was also dedicated to LORD KRISHNA. The temple is a fine example of the architectural style of RAJPUTS. The dhun of MEERA BAI’S poetry is continuously played in the temple at a soft volume. It makes you feel the presence of MEERA BAI praying the deity.
PADMINI PALACE:-RANI PADMINI was extremely beautiful charming QUEEN and the Second wife of RANA RATTAN SINGH RAWAL. It is the place where view of RANI PADMINI was glimpsed to ALLAUDDIN. After entrance one will find towards left many small rooms and windows. This palace is the most popular among tourist. The residence of charming beauty queen, might be the Nobel example of the architectur. So must visit this magnificent place.
SANWARIYAJI TEMPLE:-This temple is situated 40km.from CHITTORGARH and dedicated to lord KRISHNA. The diety also known as SHRI SANWARIA SETH because of its black dark skinned LORD KRISHNA who is considered auspicious by many HINDU devotees. So also must visit this famous place.
Another visiting places are….
RANA KUMBHA PALACE
FATEH PARKASH PALACE MUSEUM
SITAMATA WILDLIFE SANCTUARY etc.
In short CHITTORGARH is an ideal and royal place to spend vacations. So just plan to spend your some days at this famous RAJPUT CITY.
Hope you like this place… Thank u.