As it lies on the Beach River, Chittorgarh impresses even the keenest travelers. It is primarily famous for its massive forts. One of the most popular forts is the Rajput Fort. Indeed, it fascinated most historians and travelers.
Chittorgarh Fort is one of the major attractions. As it is situated several kilometers by road south of Bhilwara, you can always enjoy the sprawling lush green meadows and breathtaking views.
Getting closer to the Fort, exposes you to a circular road that provides access to all the gates and monuments.
Victory Tower is another fascinating spot to see. Known as Vijay Stambha, (Victory Tower), it came into existence by Rana Khumba between 1458 and 1468. It was to commemorate the victory over Mahmud Shah I Khalji, the Sultan of Malwa, in 1440 AD.
Kirti Stambha(Tower of Fame) is a 22 metres (72ft) high tower is adorned with Jain sculptures. Other places to enjoy include Rana Kumbha's Palace, the Palace of Queen Padmini, Padmini's Palace (Queen's Palace), Meera Temple, Kalika Mata Temple, Tulja Bhavani Temple, Fateh Prakash Palace, Jain Temples, Gaumukh Reservoir, to name a few.
Jauhar Mela is one of the principal attractions of Chittorgarh. Conducted on annual basis, it is celebrated by one of the jauhars. It is done to commemorate Padmini's jauhar, which is most famous.
There are many bazaars in Chittorgarh, which sell various items including fabrics, leather shoes, Thewa jewelry, metalwork, and handmade toys to name a few.
It takes roughly 3 hours time to go through the ancient glory of Chittorgarh in the form of Chittorgarh Fort.