Padmini's Palace is one of the quaint places to see in Chittaurgarh. The palace still contains the old world charm and magnificence of its yesteryears.
Padmini's Palace at Chittaurgarh is believed to have been the summer palace of the queen, situated at the southern end of the Kali Mata Temple. Earlier, the palace was referred to as the Mardana (Men) Palace. The small pavilion placed in the middle of the pool was the most frequented island retreat for the queen. The palace was completed destroyed by Ala-ud-din Khilji, when he captured Chittor with his army. Maharana Sajjan Singh refurbished the palace during his reign. Mahmud Shah of Mandu was detained in a part of this palace by Maharana Sangram Singh I.
Padmini's Palace of Chittaurgarh is of immense historical importance to the people of this city. The palace is frequently visited by the national and the international tourists, who arrive in the city.
Last Updated on 12/15/2011