Chittorgarh

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The charm of Chittorgarh goes beyond its immense history and traditions. There's nature, beauty, royalty and much more to it. With so much to offer, a trip to this historical town is a must for every one!

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Chittorgarh

  1. 1. Welcome to Chittorgarh
  2. 2. To See and To Do Witness history entwined in spectacular architecture at the Chittorgarh Fort Watch the Sound and Light Show at the Fort Explore Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary …and take home Memories Unlimited!
  3. 3. Did you know that… …Chittorgarh Fort, covering an area of 700 acres, is the largest fort in India. It is home to several palaces, temples and other significant structures.
  4. 4. The majestic Chittorgarh Fort has 22 water bodies and is also known as the Water Fort
  5. 5. Tale Of The Two Towers The 9-storeyed Vijay Stambha or Victory Tower has beautiful pillared balconies. The 7-storeyed Kirti Stambha or Tower of Fame has elaborate Jain carvings on its walls. Photo Credit: ciamabue/flickr
  6. 6. Rani Padmini’s Palace Legend has it that Ala-ud-Din Khilji was enamoured by Chittorgarh only because of Rani Padmini’s fame and beauty. It was at this 3-storeyed palace that he first caught a glimpse of the Rani.
  7. 7. Don’t Miss the Samiddhesvara Temple with the 3-headed Shiva idol ! Don’t Miss the Samiddhesvara Temple with the 3-headed Shiva idol !
  8. 8. Try pleasing the rarely spotted right-trunked Ganesha or Siddhivinayak through a special puja Try pleasing the rarely spotted right-trunked Ganesha or Siddhivinayak through a special puja
  9. 9. Shutterbugs are in for a treat courtesy the exquisite temple architecture at the Chittorgarh Fort
  10. 10. Viewfinder! Be prepared to enjoy magnificent views of the town from Chittorgarh Fort
  11. 11. The Sound and Light Show offers great insights into the life and times of the Rajputs. Where: Chittorgarh Fort When: Monday - Saturday: 7 pm; Sunday- 8 pm Quick tip: You may like to combine a travel experience aboard the famed ‘Palace On Wheels’ luxury train and reach Chittorgarh in time for the show on Sundays.
  12. 12. The Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary A must-visit for nature lovers. Spot antelopes, panthers, wild boars and many migratory birds here!
  13. 13. Getting There Air: Udaipur Airport (113 kilometres) is the closest to Chittorgarh and has regular flights from all major cities in India. Rail: Chittorgarh is well-connected by rail to Delhi. The Udaipur-Jaipur Super Express also links it to the two Rajasthani cities. Road: Chittorgarh enjoys connectivity to Delhi and Jaipur by NH8 and to Ajmer by NH79.
  14. 14. The charm of Chittorgarh goes beyond its immense history and traditions. There’s nature, beauty, royalty and much more to it. With so much to offer, a trip to this historical town is a must for every one!

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