Chittorgarh Fort, Chittaurgarh

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A World Heritage Site and one of the largest of its kind in India, Chittorgarh Fort provides a rich tapestry of military and cultural history. The capital of Mewar ruled by the Rajputs from the 7th to the 16th century, the fort sits proudly atop a 180 m (590.5 ft) high hill and sprawls across a vast 280 hectares (691.9 aces). Unearth the monuments and historical remnants strewn across the site, each hinting at their own piece of Rajputian history. You can discover a maze of 22 ponds and wells, originally part of a network of 84 water bodies connecting the palaces, temples, and walkways of the site. Before you head to Chittaurgarh, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Chittaurgarh trip planner, to make sure you see all that Chittaurgarh has to offer, including Chittorgarh Fort.
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  • Chittorgarh was the former capital of the Sisodia clan of Rajputs and was a target of 3 famous sieges during its history.The first siege was in 1303 in which the Delhi Sultanete ruler Alauddin...  more »
  • Chittorgarh Fort : Forgotten with time. The Government needs to improvise on the monuments and havelis. The Palace though being massive hardly provides the aura as seen in the forts of Jaipur and...  more »
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  • Great place for those who want to feel the history. Each and every monument placed there reminds the bravery and sacrifices of our ancestors and make us feel proud to be born on such a great land. Better to have a guide with you this will save your time and listening the story associated with every monument will surely give you goosebumps. Now days ticket registration is online and on the fort you will have network issues so it is advised to do it before.
  • The Chittorgarh fort, in the city of Chittor (southern Rajasthan) is beyond fascinating. It conjures images of warriors and grandeur, ominous heroes and simpler times. The victory tower stands impressive and strong, whilst the fame tower looks as though it was the place of many happening in ages gone.
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