Chittorgarh City located on the banks of Berach and Gambhiri River. Chittorgarh City is major city in Rajasthan and it has multiple beautiful places to visit in Chittorgarh fort. It was The capital of Rajput state of Mewar during 8th to 16th century. Chittorgarh resonates with the stories of Rajputana bravery. Chittorgarh is named after its most amazing structure, the Chittorgarh Fort which stands on top of a 180 metre high hill and is spread across 700 acres.
Another beautiful attraction of Chittorgarh is The Fort and the Kirti Stambh and Vijay Stambh and Many Temples in the fort. Chittorgarh is very historical and heritage place and famous tourist place in now days. Chittorgarh has made its position as must visit place in Rajasthan.
Places to visit in Chittorgarh
The Ajmer is full of beautiful places, which can make your trip more fun and memorable. Here is the all the places to visit in Ajmer:-
- Chittorgarh Fort
- Vijay Stambh
- Kirti Stambh
- Kalika Mata Temple
- Gomukhi Reservoir
The Chittorgarh Fort located in Chittor Town. This Fort is declared as “Unesco World Heritage Site” In 2013. Fort built by Maurya Ruler “Chitangada Maurya”, This Fort is the largest fort in India. This Garh was originally called “Chitrakut”. Chittorgarh Fort was the capital of Mewar till 16th Century.
Chittorgarh has several Gates, Water Tanks, Temples and historical places to visit in chittorgarh. This Fort has seven gates, which is knownas Padan Gate, Ganesh Gate, Hanuman Gate, Bhairon Gate, Jodla Gate, Lakshman Gate and The Main Gate Which Was Named After Lord Ram.
The Vijay Stambha is an imposing victory monument situated within the Chittor Fort. This Stambha was constructed by The Mewar Ruler “Maharana Rana Kumbha” In 1448, to commemorate victory over the two Armies of Malwa and Gujarat , Which was led by “Mahmud Khilji” .
The Kirti Stambha Is Tower Situated In The Chittorgarh Fort .Kirti Stambha Is A “12Th Century” Tower Situated At Fort. This Tower’s Height Is 72 feet (22 metres) . Kirti Stambh Was Built By The Jain Merchant “Jeeja Bhagerwala” During The Ruler “Rawal Kumar Singh”In 1179–1191 CE.
Kalika Mata Temple
Kalika Mata Temple Is HIndu Temple , Which Is Located Within The Chittor Fort . This Temple Is An 8Th Century Temple. The Goddess Worshipped In This Temple Is Aspect Of “Bhadra Kali”, Which Was Clan Goddess Of Panwar.
The Gomukhi Reservoir Is Situated In The Chittor Fort . This Tank Has Cow’s Mouth In The Stone Cliff. That Is Why It Is Called As Gomukhi . Gomukhi Is Belongs To “Cow’s Mouth”. This Tank Was The Main Source Of Water At The Fort.