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Chitradurga Travel Guide

Chitradurga, also known as Chitrakaldurgas and Chittaldurg is a picturesque, ancient little town situated in the state of Karnataka. It is replete with magnificent natural landforms like boulders of curious shapes and .............

Chitradurga, also known as Chitrakaldurgas and Chittaldurg is a picturesque, ancient little town situated in the state of Karnataka. It is replete with magnificent natural landforms like boulders of curious shapes and sizes, deep caves and hillocks giving the whole landscape a look of giant’s playground with boulders thrown about the whole town.

The name Chitradurga is derived from Chitrakaldurga, an umbrella-shaped hillock in the area. Chitradurga is located in the Chitradurga district in the southern part of Karnataka and is designated as District headquarters of the district.Apart from the magnificent landscape, this place is also famous for a beautiful fortress called Kallina Kote or the ‘stone fortress’ and plethora of different places like Chandravalli caves, Ankali Matt and a sizable lake which is popular for water sports.

Chitradurga is surrounded by many stories and legends, according to the epic Mahabharatha, a man-eating giant (rakshasa) called Hidimba and his sister Hidimbi lived on a hillock here. Hidimba used to terrorise everyone while Hidimbi was rather peaceful. During the course of their exile when the Pandavas came with their mother Kunti to Chitradurga, Bhima one of the Pandavas went to a war with Hidimba in which Hidimba was killed. Thereafter Bhima married Hidimbi. Following the Chitradurga travel guide may help the tourists to get around Chitradurga.

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Where can I get local souvenirs in Chitradurga?

Need good lodge, please suggest.

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Meera

lodge with resturant

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What are the best places to eat in Chitradurga?

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Mohommedaffan Kauser

What are the specialities of the local cuisine in Chitradurga? Please recommend some good authentic restaurants.

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Kamal Maheshwari

Sri Laxmi Bhavan Tiffin Center, Reddy Military Hotel and Anand sweets and restaurant

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What's the best place for a romantic meal in Chitradurga?

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HARISH BP

Whats the nightlife like in Chitradurga?

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Raghavendra

Whats the best time to visit Chitradurga?

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Prajwal Yenigi SB

What are the recommended things to do in Chitradurga?

Why is this place famous?

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Guruprasad

Do App based Taxi services operate in Chitradurga?

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