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Chittorgarh City In Rajasthan

Chittorgarh City in Rajasthan

Location: Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, India
Founded By: Chitrangada Mori
Established In: 7th Century
Govt. Site: chittorgarh.rajasthan.gov.in

Something About Chittorgarh City in Rajasthan

Chittorgarh is a major city and District Headquarter of Chittorgarh district in Rajasthan. It is known as Chittor or Chittaurgarh and famous for the biggest fort in Asia. This Chittorgarh city is located near the Berach River & Gambhir River. The land is also famous for Rani Padmavati, committed Jauhar here, and for Meera Bai.

Famous Places in Chittorgarh City

Chittorgarh Fort

Chittorgarh Fort in Rajasthan, India
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Chittorgarh Fort is the largest fort in India. It is located outer side of Chittorgarh city with a 5 km distance from the city. This fort is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. On the other hand, It was the first capital of the Mewar Kingdom from the early 7th century.

Vijay Stambha

Vijay Stambha in Chittorgarh Fort
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Vijay Stambha means the Victory Monument and it is located in the Chittorgarh fort in Rajasthan. It is a beautiful tower built by Rana Kumbha in mid of the 14th century. When he wins the battle against Mahmud Khilji. It is also known as The Tower of Fame. Vijay Stambha of Chittor is located in Chittorgarh Fort in Rajasthan.

Kalika Mata Mandir

Kalika Mata Mandir (Temple) In Chittorgarh Fort
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Kalika Mata Temple is located in the Chittorgarh Fort in Rajasthan. It was established by Maharana Bappa Rawal in the early 8th century. This temple is dedicating to Goddess Bhadrakaali with thousands of visitors every single day.

Meera Mandir

Meera Mandir in Chittorgarh Fort
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This Meera temple is related to Meera Bai and dedicates to Lord Krishna. Meera Bai is commonly known as sacred songs dedicated to Lord Krishna. This temple was built by Maharana Kumbha in 1449 AD. It is also located in the Chittorgarh Fort in the city.

Fateh Prakash Palace Museum

Fateh Prakash Palace of Chittorgarh City, Rajasthan
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Fateh Prakash Palace is a government museum located in Chittorgarh fort. It is situated 5 km away from Chittorgarh City. This museum has so many historical things to see like kings’ statues, riffles, paintings, Dresses, and many things.

Rana Ratan Palace

Rana Ratan Singh Palace in Chittorgarh Fort, Rajasthan
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Rana Ratan Palace was a residential area of Maharana Ratan Singh in the 15th century. This palace is located 4.6 km away from Chittorgarh Railway station. This beautiful palace is ruined by time but now it looks much beautiful with a small pond near the palace.

Kumbha Palace

Maharana Kumbha Palace in Chittorgarh Fort
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Kumbha Palace is located near Rana Ratan Palace in Chittorgarh city of Rajasthan. The Palace was re-built by Rana Kumbha of Mewar in the mid-14th century. But, It was first established by Maharana Bappa Rawal in 734 AD as a residential area for the Royal family of Mewar.

Gaumukh Kund

Gaumukh Kund In Chittorgarh Fort, Rajasthan
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Gaumukh Kund is a small artificial pond located on the one side of Chittorgarh fort. It is the only source of water in Chittorgarh in ancient times. You can swim here and spent quality time with your friends & family.

Maharani Shri Padmini Palace

Rani Padmini Palace in Chittorgarh City
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The small but beautiful palace of Maharani Padmini. You can’t go inside this palace because it built in the middle of a lake. It is located 6.3 Km from the Chittorgarh city in Rajasthan.

Pratap Park of Chittorgarh

Maharana Pratap in Pratap Park, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan
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Pratap Park of Chittorgarh is dedicated to Maharana Pratap Singh of Mewar. It is always open for the public and you can spend quality time here with your family and friends. Pratap Park is located in the main city of Chittorgarh city near the Railway station.

How to Reach Chittorgarh City

By Airway

Maharana Pratap Airport in Udaipur is the nearest airport to reach Chittorgarh city and it is only 93 km away from the city. Another international option is Jaipur Airport and it is 309 km away from the Chittorgarh city.

By Railway

Chittorgarh Junction is the nearest Railway station to reach Chittor and it is located in the main city of Chittorgarh District.  Another option is Bhilwara Station and this Railway station is only 53 km from the main city.

By Roadway

Chittorgarh City is situated on National Highway 27, 48, and 56. You can reach here by bus, taxi, and personal vehicles. I suggest hire or rent a car to Explore Rajasthan in your own way. Bus & Taxi services are always available from every city in Rajasthan.

Distance Between Rajasthan Cities to Chittorgarh City

Cities In Rajasthan

Distance In Km

Bhilwara

54 Km

Udaipur

112 Km

Kota

173 Km

Ajmer

193 Km

Jaipur

298 Km

Jodhpur

301 Km

Mount Abu

309 Km

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