Chittaur echoes with the tales of romance
and valour unique to the Rajput tradition.
A ruined citadel, where the royal past lives
in its imposing forts, graceful palaces
and spectacular chattris.
Chittorgarh - New Delhi
Chittorgarh - Jaipur
Chittorgarh - Jaisalmer
How To Reach
There are regular express buses to major
destinations like new Delhi (14 hours
at 8:30 PM ), Ajmer (4 hours), Jaipur(8
hours) & Udaipur (3 hours)
The Jaipur Express departs from Chittorgarh
at 5:50 AM & arrives at Jaipur at
1:45 AM , The Chetak Express departs at
6:40 AM & arrives art Udaipur at 10
AM & NHeading north departs at 9:50
PM & reached Delhi at 1:10 PM . The
Ahmedabad Express leaves at 2 PM &
reaches Ahmedabad at 4:20 AM .
Chittorgarh :: his awe-inspiring hill
fort built on a massive rock is 3 miles long
and 495 feet high, lies 72 miles north-east
Udaipur . It was said that this fort was the
key to all of Rajputana, and any conqueror
who had ambitions on Rajputana had to be the
finest medieval Hindu fort in existence.
:: Kirti Stambh ( Tower of Fame ) :: The 22 metres high tower
by a wealthy jain merchant in the 12th century
A.D. The tower is dedicated to Adinathji,the
first of the Jain Tirthankaras and is decorated
with figures of the Jain pantheon.
Vijay Stambh ( Victory Tower ) :: The imposing 37 metre
high structure with nine storeys, covered
with exquisite sculputres of Hindu deities
and depicting episodes from the two great
epics-Ramayana and Mahabharatha. It was
built in 1440 A.D. by Maharana Kumbha.
Palace:: Built beside
a pool, the palace is a magnificent one.
Kalika Mata Temple:: Originally built as
a Sun Temple in the 8th century, the temple
was later converted into Kalika Mata Temple
in the 14th century A.D., dedicated to the
mother Goddess Kali- the symbol of power