The city of Chittorgarh lies on the Southeast region of Rajasthan. This city is remnant of thousands of historical events of prosperity and war, sacrifices and victories, folklore and deep stories. It has a rich history, heritage and culture.
Chittrgarh is famous for the ultimate sacrifice by Rani Padmati and other ladies of the court who embraced the fire of pyre (Jauhar) instead of submitting themselves to anybody. The city has many remainders of the blood, battle and triumph in forms of monuments and battlegrounds. The Chittaur fort is the most famous fort of the whole state. Some traces it origin to the Mahabharat era and other believed it to be build by Mauryans. This massive fort is a great example of rich culture and history of the city. Other than the fort, the tourists can also visit Tower of Victory, Tower of Fame, Gaumukh Reservoir, Meera Temple and few other temples and palaces. It also has wildlife parks for nature lovers.
The best time to visit the city is from September to March. Tourists, who want to reach Chittorgarh by air, have to take a flight either to Jodhpur or Udaipur. The city is well connected with other major cities of India by rail network and highways.