(Last Updated on : 09/08/2010)
Chittorgarh City is located in the southern part of Rajasthan. In case one is traveling from Udaipur then the city lies 115 kilometers to its east. It is situated at the foot of a high hill and the Gambheri River runs by. The picturesque beauty of Chittorgarh is beyond words.
The city first came into existence when Bappa Rawal received the city as a dowry while marrying princess Solanki. The city houses the famous Chittorgarh fort
. It is also steeped in tales of strives, romance and sacrifice. The most thrilling tales of sacrifice and courage are associated with Chittorgarh city.
While the tourists are touring the city of Chittorgarh they will definitely come across the tales of jauhar that was performed by Queen Padmini. Apart from the fort there are several temples that are scattered throughout the city. The fortified walls of the Chittorgarh and the pictorial beauty of the city can enamor any tourist.
Apart from this there are several ruins of historical buildings that are worth visiting. The other prominent local attractions in Chittorgarh comprise of Jay Stambha, Kirti Stambha, Rana-Kumbha Palace, Padmini Palace, Meera Temple and Kumbha Shyam Temple and Archaeological Museum. Hindi, English and Rajasthani are the most common languages in Chittorgarh. The tourists will have no problems in communicating in Chittorgarh city.