Chittorgarh at a Glance
Chittorgarh is a town on the Berach River in Rajasthan, northern India. It is best known for being home to the huge and impressive Chittorgarh Fort, dating back to the 7th century.
- History buffs and those interested in Indian architecture will love exploring the fascinating Chittorgarh. It is also an enjoyable place to experience small town northern India when travelling in the region.
Why a Holiday to Chittorgarh ?
- The magnificent Chittorgarh Fort is the town’s biggest attraction. Built in the 7th century by Maurayans, it has survived centuries of disrepair and today is one of the most fascinating sights in the region. Spread high on a hill above the Berach River, it consists of the Victory Tower, Rana Kumbha’s Palace and the beautiful Queen’s Palace, among others. Tours are advised to make sure you don’t miss a thing.
- Chittorgarh is also home to several spectacular temples. Majestic and beautiful, the sacred Tulja Bhavani Temple and huge Fateh Prakash Palace are well worth a visit. The latter is now a museum, home to an impressive collection of relics and sculptures.
- The town is home to several bazaars, or markets, offering a variety of goods, crafts and food. They are fun places to barter for some souvenirs of your Chittorgarh holiday. Consider Goa for your 2013 holiday which also offers more authentic markets to explore.
- Be sure to stop off at one of the local eateries for some seriously authentic Indian food. Sample some traditional Rajasthan cuisine, known as dal-baati-choorma.