The eventful history of Chittorgarh dates back to the Mahabharata. The legend has it that the brave Bhim, stomped the ground with such force that a water body was born. Chittorgarh is famous for the tale of 'Bhim Lat'. Besides, 'jauhar' and illustrious reigns mark the history of Chittorgarh.
Traveling to Chittorgarh is hasslefree. Bus regularly ply between Delhi and a host of places in Rajasthan. You can also avail the trains like the Ahmedabad Express and the Chetak Express.
The towering fortress of Chittorgarh, circa eighth century, erected by Bappa Rawal of Sisodia, the witness to many a heroic feats, is one of the coveted tourist destinations of the region.
If you are a compulsive shopper, you will be spoilt for choice. Stack your bags with handcrafted collectors' items from Bassi, like lovely playthings etched out of wood. The bustling Station Circle, Fort Road Market, Sadar Bazaar are some of the popular shopping hubs of Chittorgarh.
Though Chittorgarh is an oft visited destination, lack of premier hotels may act as a dampener in your tour of this history etched realm. There are, however, a lot of budget hotels, that dish out a host of services.
|Facts of Chittaurgarh District|
|Tehsils||Bari Sadri, Begun, Bhadesar, Chittaurgarh, Dungla, Gangrar, Kapasan, Nimbahera, Rashmi, Rawatbhata|
|Lok Sabha Constituencies||Chittaurgarh|
|Assembly Constituencies||Bari Sadri, Begun, Chittorgarh, Kapasan, Nimbahera|
|Languages||Hindi, Rajasthani including Mewari|
|Travel Destinations||Chittorgarh Fort, Kumbhalgarh Fort, Bassi Wildlife Century, Sanwariya Ji Temple, Matri Kundiya Temple, Bhainsorgarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Sitamata Sanctuary etc.|
|Government Colleges/Universities||Government College, Government Girls College, M.P. Government P.G. College, S.S. Government College etc.|
Last Updated on : December 13, 2014