Chittorgarh Fort

The Chittorgarh fort is the largest fort in India. It was constructed in the 7th century A.D by the legend Mauryans and after that it was named as Chitrangada Mori. Chittorgarh fort is situated in Rajasthan. It covers an area of over 700 acres. Chittorgarh was thrice sacked by different rulers. Chittorgarh was earlier known as Chitrakut and was the capital of the local Sisodia clan of Rajputs. The monuments in the Chittorgarh Fort are fine example of the Rajput architecture. The Chhatris remind us of the Rajput heroism. The ancient ruins of the fort tells the saga of bravery, resolve and sacrifice.

Chittorgarh and its ruins tells the tale of great Rajput rulers who did not submit to their enemy and laid down their lives fighting with them. The fort is exemplary of the marvellous architecture of the Maurya period. The fort also houses various historical monuments like theVijay stambh, Kirti Stambh, Fatah Prakash palace, Rana Kumbha palace, Gaumukh reservoir and Padmini’s palace. Apart from these, the fort also houses various temples dedicated to the various Hindu deities. This fort reminds the rich culture of Rajasthan. The best time to visit the fort is between the months of September to April.

Transportation
Chittorgarh fort can be travel by rail, road and air.

Railways
Chittorgarh fort is well connected by rail. There are regular trains are available from other major cities of the country to Chittorgarh. The nearest railways stations are Chittaugarh and Chanderiya.

Airways
Instead of Chittorgarh you can get flight to Dabok Airport which is 96km away. Flights are available on a regular basis.

Roadways
It is well connected to major cities of the country via regular buses. The name of the nearest bus station is Chittoor and Chittorgarh.