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Visit Chittorgarh Fort

Nestled on the banks of Gambhiri and Berach rivers, Chittorgarh served as the erstwhile capital of Sisodia Dynasty of Mewar. The city is the abode to the magnificent Chittorgarh Fort, which is also believed to be the largest forts of Mewar. The fort stands at a height of around 591 feet on a hill and sprawls over 692 acres of land. From its very inception, it has been under the rule of Guhilot, Sisodias, and Suryavanshi clans of Chattari Rajputs. Its evocative history is studded over its ceremonial towers, palaces, temples and gigantic gates.

Nestled on the banks of Gambhiri and Berach rivers, Chittorgarh served as the erstwhile capital of Sisodia Dynasty of Mewar. The city is the abode to the magnificent Chittorgarh Fort, which is also believed to be the largest forts of Mewar. The fort stands at a height of around 591 feet on a hill and sprawls over 692 acres of land. From its very inception, it has been under the rule of Guhilot, Sisodias, and Suryavanshi clans of Chattari Rajputs. Its evocative history is studded over its ceremonial towers, palaces, temples and gigantic gates.

In present times, Chittorgarh Fort stands as a tribute to the courage, chivalry, tragedy, romance and sacrifice of the Mewar rulers of Sisodia and their families. Owing to its historic significance, gigantic outlook and picturesque setting, it has earned the status of a World Heritage Site. The monumental ruins have also grabbed the attention of historians, writers, photographers and amateur travellers time and again.

Few points to remember about Chittorgarh Fort are:

  • It can be reached by taking regular buses or by hiring local taxis from Udaipur,
  • it lies at as approximate distance of 112km from Udaipur,
  • its bastions, cenotaphs, fortified walls, palaces and spread out manicured lawns deserve to be photographed.
It goes without saying that the glory of Rajasthan and Maurya Empire is intricately carved on the walls of the fort, which is sure to remain the same forever and ever.  

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Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Heritage
  • Altitude

    394 m
  • STD Code

    01472
  • Best Season

    Oct - Mar
  • State/Code

    /312001
  • LANGUAGES

    Rajasthani, Hindi