Chittorgarh Fort - Monuments of Rajasthan
Maurya Rulers owe the credit of building the largest fort of Asia in Chittorgarh during their rule Rajasthan, the land of Royals. Dating back to 7th century, the Chittorgarh fort was constructed on the bank of Sagar in Alwar of Rajasthan.
The magnificent architecture is home to wonderful palaces , ancient temples dedicated to both Hinduism and Jainism. Every part of this fort exhibits the historic Rajput architecture. The palace is a living testimony of Queen Padmavati and the revenge of Alavuddhin Khilji, explained in history and exhibited in films.
The fort built to defend the city has witnessed three wars and in memory of the victory stand in the form of two towers Vijay Stambh and Kirti Stambh.
Tourist information :
Plan to visit Rajasthan between September and February to escape from the scorching sun and enjoy the pleasant climate.
Wear comfortable outfits and footwear as you may need to walk around to explore the different parts of the ruined forts. Also visit the different temples dotted across the premise.
You can take enough photographs of this World Heritage Site
Marvel the beauty of Queen Padmini’s palace.
You can book a guide for nominal fee