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Visit Gaumukh Reservoir

Gaumukh Reservoir is one of the most important water tanks of Chittorgarh Fort, Rajasthan.

Gaumukh Reservoir is one of the most important water tanks of Chittorgarh Fort, Rajasthan. The shape of the reservoir resembles the mouth of a cow and is considered to be a sacred spot amongst Hindus. The reservoir is speckled with fishes that are fed by pilgrims visiting the site. As feeding of fishes is considered to be an auspicious ritual, it is performed by pilgrims on a regular basis. Gaumukh reservoir and its surrounding area is also a photographer's delight.

The fort is well planned and maintained in terms of architecture and civic amenities. It can therefore be listed as a must see attraction in Chittorgarh, not only by pilgrims but also by leisure holiday makers.

Some useful information for tourists include:

  • The best time to visit Gaumukh Reservoir is during winters,
  • Rani Bindar Tunnel, another major tourist attraction inside the fort, is also nearby, and
  • Feeding of fish can be listed as a 'must do act' during a trip toGaumukh Reservoir.

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Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Heritage
  • Altitude

    394 m
  • STD Code

    01472
  • Best Season

    Oct - Mar
  • State/Code

    /312001
  • LANGUAGES

    Rajasthani, Hindi