Interesting Facts

Chittorgarh Fort
Chittorgarh fort with the legacy of glorious past and formidable present is the major attraction for tourists in Chittorgarh. The fort is established in a hillock of 300 feet high, spreading over a wide area of 700 acres of terrains.

Kirti Stambh (The Tower of Fame)
Kirti Stambh, a 22 meter high seven storied tower known as Tower of Fame, is a Jain tower devoted to the the first Jain Teerthankar Adinath. The Kirti Stambh is structured in the Solanki architectural style interior to Chittorgarh fort. A sculpture of Adinath is installed in the second floor.

Padmini's Palace Padmini’s Palace, the erstwhile residence of Rani Padmini the embodiment of beauty, courage and grace, is situated inside the majestic Chittorgarh Fort. A beautiful lotus pond is located nearby the palace.

Phatta's Memorial (Ram Pol) Ram Pol, seventh gate of the Majestic Chittorgarh fort, is the main entrance of the Fort. Ram Pol is distinct from other gates due its marvelous Rajput architectural style. This gate stands as a symbol of Hindu culture and Indian architectural beauty.

Rana Kumbha Palace
Palace of Rana Kumbha, a 15th century old mammoth monument, is enclosed interior to Chittorgarh fort. This Palace where the Rajput King Maharana Kumba lived his royal life is a fine specimen of Rajput’s architecture and it is one of the marvel structures in India.

Vijaya Stambh (Victory Tower) The Victory tower or Vijaya Stambh was built by Maharana Kumba in 1440 AD and is placed in the Chittorgarh Fort. This is a patriotic masterpiece built to memorize the victory of the Kingdom over the intruder Mohammed Khilji.

Nature (1)

Gaumukh Reservoir
Gaumukh Kund, literally Gomukh means the mouth of a Cow, is a beautiful cute reservoir located on the western side of the Chittorgarh Fort, the impressive attraction in Chittorgarh.

Wildlife (3)

Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary, a noticeable wild life protection place in Chittorgarh, is located Bassi on the western boundary of Vindhyachal Ranges. The Sanctuary is placed itself at the backdrop of lush green forests of Vindhyachal ranges.

Sita Mata Wildlife Sanctuary
The Sita Mata Wildlife Sanctuary, spreading over a wide area of Malwa plateau and Aravalli mountain ranges, is a natural habitat to much wildlife and is placed perfectly in the thick forests of deciduous teak woods and bamboo trees. Forest area contains Tendu, Amla and Salar trees also.

Religious (5)

Kalika Mata Temple
Kalika Mata Temple, a shrine dedicated to Kalika – a symbol of courage and power, has its origin in 8th century and is one of the oldest temples in Chittorgarh region. It is believed that the temple was constructed as a Sun temple originally in the 8th century by the King Manbhanga

Meera Temple
Chittorgarh is blessed with the divine luck of being the birth place of Meera Bhai, the saint-poet and a 16th century Rajput princess. Princess Meera Bhai who had given up the luxurious royal life to spend her life devoted to Lord Krishna and to sing the devotional songs, bhajans of Lord Krishna.

Satbis Deori Temple
Satbis Deori temple, pronounced as Sat-bis-Deori temple, is a Jain shrine located inside Mohar Magri in Chittorgarh.

Shyam Temple
Kumbha Shyam Temple is an ancient temple with main deity as Varaha, one of the incarnations (boar incarnation) of Lord Vishnu. This temple is built by Maharana Kumba and is located in Chittorgarh Fort. The temple architecture is similar to Kalika Maa temple at Chittorgarh and is very attractive and beautiful.

Tulja Bhawani Temple
Tulja Bhawani Temple is, an ancient temple dedicated to Goddess Turya Bhavani, is situated at the main entrance Ram Pol of the historical monument Chittorgah Fort. It is believed that this shrine was constructed between1535 and 1540 AD.