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The City of Pride and Valour

Chittorgarh is sited in southern Rajasthan along the Berach River 111 km away from the beautiful lake city of Udaipur. The city duly epitomizes Rajputs’ acts of heroism, sacrifice as well as pride. Once serving as the capital city of Mewar’s mighty Sisodia Rajputs, Chittorgarh boasts of one of the largest fortress. Witness to the dignified self-immolation of the brave and pious Rani Padmini, Chittorgarh has become a popular destination for both the tourists as well as the historians alike.

Chittorgarh Travel Guide

Udaipur’s Maharana Pratap Airport is the closest airport from Chittorgarh. By train Chittorgarh is well linked to Udaipur, Jaipur, Kota, Ahmedabad and Delhi. By road the Golden Quadrilateral Highway and the East West Corridor Highway crosses through Chittorgarh connecting it to other Indian cities. RSRTC and private buses provides bus services from Delhi, Jaipur, Indore to Chittorgarh. For sightseeing and local transportation walking, bicycling and auto-rickshaws are convenient modes of commuting.

Tourist Places in Chittorgarh

Chittorgarh Fort stands tall amongst all the Tourist Places in Chittorgarh. This immense royal fort sprawls over 692 acres of land and hills. Having seven different gates this fort is full of tourist attractions.

The iconic Victory Tower or the jay sthamba was erected to celebrate the victory over Madmud Shah I by the mighty Rana Kumbha. This 122 ft high tower provides awesome views of new the Chittor city.

Kirti Stambha or the Tower of Fame built around 12th century is decked with impressive Jain sculptures.

Rana Kumbha's Palace, now in ruins, is amongst the oldest monuments hiding numerous tales of bravely and sacrifice.

Padmini's Palace is a beautiful white building once surrounded by numerous water bodies.

Meera Temple is a 1449 temple devoted to lord Vishnu.

Fateh Prakash Palace, Tulja Bhavani Temple, Kalika Mata Temple and six Jain Temples are some of the other Chittorgarh attractions.

Accommodation in Chittorgarh

Chittorgarh provides all types of accommodations ranging from budget to luxury. If you are looking for a budget-friendly hotel close by to the bus station, your choices will include Hotel Shreeji, Hotel Natraj or Bhagwati Hotel. While Hotel Chetak and Hotel Shalimar are sited around the railway station. RTDC Hotel Panna offers standard Accommodation in Chittorgarh that includes the basic facilities like room heater, air-conditioner, room service and welcoming staff.

Hotels in Chittorgarh

Bassi Fort Palace is Welcome Group’s heritage hotel offering 16 first-rate guest rooms and suites. This hotel also displays numerous historical treasures and artefacts.

Hotel Padmini is sited in the centre of Chittorgarh close by to the tourist attractions. This modern hotel caters guests in their 20 air conditioned and 30 non air-conditioned rooms decked with all amenities. Hotel Padmini sited along the riverside provides great view of the fort.

Hotel Pratap Palace is also amongst good Hotels in Chittorgarh offering modest rooms and other facilities.

Hotel Ram Rakhi is a recently built budget hotel offering Jharokha, Deluxe, Super deluxe and Standard rooms along with a restaurant serving Rajasthani and Indian Cuisine.

Praveen is a prominent and amateur writer, primarily focusing on providing Chittorgarh Travel Guide for those planning Travel to Chittorgarh. Here you can get relevant facts about Hotels in Chittorgarh, restaurants, tourist Places, weather, nightlife and accommodation in Chittorgarh
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