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Chittaurgarh - the pride and glory of Rajasthan.
A ruined citadel, where the royal past lives in its imposing forts, graceful palaces and spectacular chattris.

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Facts about Chittaurgarh
Location: Situated in Southern Rajasthan.
Distance:Bundi (158 km), Udaipur (112 km), Chittaurgarh (182 km)
STD Code: 01472
Population: .09 millions
Area: 6.5 sq km.
Language: Hindi, English & Bharatpuri
Altitude: 408 metres
Clothing: Summer light tropical (cotton) for summer & Light woolen for winter.

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Useful Information:
Nearest Airport : Udaipur Airport
Tourist Reception Centre :
Janta Avas Grih, Near Railway Station. Chittaurgarh
Tel No. :
+91-1472-241089

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Chittaurgarh Climate Weather
In Summer: 43.8 C (Max) - 23.8 C (Min)
In winter: 28.37 C (Max) - 11.6 C (Min)
Rainy Season : July to Mid Sept, and very humid (upto 90%)
Our suggestion: Best time to come: Oct to March

Hot Attraction
Chittorgarh Fort
A standing sentinel to the courage and valour of Chittaurgarh, it stands tall over a 180 meter high hillock, covering a massive area of 700 acres. The fort is believed to have been built by the Maurya rulers in 7th century AD.
Chittaurgarh History
Chittaurgarh Alauddin Khilji was the first to sack Chittaur in 1303 A.D. overpowered by a passionate desire to possess the regal beauty, queen Padmini. Legend has it, that he saw her face in the reflection of a mirror and was struck by her mesmerising beauty. But the noble queen preferred death to dishonour and committed ‘Jauhar’.

In 1533 A.D., during the rule of Bikramjeet, came the second attack from Bahadur Shah, the Sultan of Gujarat. Once again Jauhar was led by Rani Karanavati, a Bundi princess. Her infant son, Udai Singh was smuggled out of Chittaur to Bundi who survived to inherit the throne of the citadel. He learnt from his traumatic childhood that discretion is preferred to valour. So in, 1567 A.D. when the Mughal Emperor invaded Chittaur, Udai Singh fled to establish a new Capital, Udaipur-a beautiful lake city, leaving behind Chittaur to be defended by two 16 year old heroes, Jaimal of Bednore and Patta of Kelwa. These young men displayed true Rajput chivalry and died after ‘Jauhar’ was performed. Immediately thereafter Akbar razed the fort to a rubble. Chittaur was never inhabited again but it always asserted the heroic spirit of Rajput warriors.

Reaching Chittaurgarh
By Air
Udaipur is the nearest airport. Daily flight form Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur and Lucknow are available to Udaipur
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By Bus
Rajasthan Roadways run very comfortable deluxe & air conditioned buses from Jaipur to Chittaurgarh. It is also connected by road to Delhi, Mount Abu, Chittaurgarh, Bundi and Udaipuri.
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By Train
Chittaurgarh has rail links with Ahmedabad, Chittaurgarh, Udaipur, Jaipur, Kota, Alwar and Delhi.
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Getting around
Both unmetered taxi and tonga can be hired from either the railway station or the bus station. Bicycle can also be rented to visit the fort.

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Important Tel Nos.
Tourist Information +91-1472-241089
eneral Hospital+91-1472-241102
Railway Enquiry
+91-1472-240131
Bus Enquiry
+91-1472-241177
Circuit House
+91-1472-240977
General Post Office
+91-1472-2411059
Police
100
Ambulance
102
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