Chittorgarh

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Viajy-stambh Chittorgarh

Chittorgarh is the epitome of Chattari Rajput (a Hindu Kshatriya (Warrior) caste) pride, romance and spirit, for people of Chittor always chose death before surrendering against anyone.The History of this town is written in blood and sacrifice. It is a Symbol of all that was brave true and noble in the glorious Rajput Tradition.The antiquity of chittorgarh is difficult to trace, but it’s believed that Bhim the legendary figure of the Mahabharata, visited this place to learn the secrets of immortality and became the disciple of a sage, but his impatience to perform all the rites deprived him of his goal, and out of sheer anger he stamped on the ground creating a water reservoir, this reservoir is called as BhimLat.Later on, it came under Mauryas or Muri Rajputs, there are different opinions as to when it came under the Mewar ruler, but it remained the capital of Mewar till 1568, when it  was shifted to Udaipur. It’s believed that Bappa Rawal the legendary founder of Sisodia clan, received Chittorgarh in the middle of 8th century, as a part of the dowry after marriage with lst Solanki princess, after that his descendants ruled Mewar which stretched from Gujrat to Ajmer, upto the 16th century.

How to reach CHITTORGARH

 

Chittorgarh does not have an airport but it is well-connected with Jaipur,Udaipur and other major cities of Rajasthan by road. It is close to Jaipur, Ajmer and some other tourist attractions that you can visit along with Chittorgarh. Here is how to reach Chittorgarh:

By Air

Udaipur is Closest Airport at a distance of around 100Km.

Jaipur is the closest airport at a distance of 137 km.

By Train

Chitorgrah Junction railway station is well connected to many major cities of the Rajasthan by rail. Cities like Udaipur ,Mumbai, Delhi, Agra, Bareilly, Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Bhuj, Gwalior, Dehradun, Haridwar, Indore, Jaipur, Ernakulum, Jammu, Jodhpur, Mysore, Okha, Porbandar, Ranchi, Ratlam, Udaipur, etc. are well connected to Ajmer by rail.

By Road

Chittor is well connected to National Highway No. 76 and 79. State-run buses do ply regularly to Chittorgarh from other cities of Rajasthan. Buses from neighbouring states also ply to Chittorgarh. Also state Highway well connected between Udaipur and Chittorgrah.

 

More About Chittorgrah

 

Location Southern Rajasthan, 112 km  Distance from Udaipur
Most Visited Places in chittorgrah Fort, Vijay Stambha, Kirti Stambha, Rana-Kumbha Palace, Padmini Palace, Meera Temple and Kumbha Shyam Temple etc.
Temperature Max 48 ºC, Min 24 ºC (summer); Max 28 ºC, Min 8 ºC (winter)
Languages Hindi, Rajasthani and Marwari.
Ideal Time October to February is the Besr time to visit Chittorgarh
 

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