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About Chittorgarh Chittaurgarh is a city and has municipal council in Rajasthan state of western India. It lies on the Berach River, a tributary of the Banas, and is the administrative headquarters of Chittaurgarh District and a former capital of the Sisodia clans of Rajputs of Mewar. The city of Chittaurgarh is located on the banks of river Gambhiri and Berach. The district was bifurcated and a new district namely Pratap Garh was created with certain portion taken from Udaipur district in the newly created district of Pratap Garh. Fiercely independent, the fort of Chittor was under siege thrice and each time they fought bravely and thrice Jauhar was committed by the ladies and children, first led by Rani Padmini, and later by Rani Karnavati. The famous warriers Gora and Badal, in the war against Allaudin Khalji (1303 AD), have become legendary. The sacrifice of Jaimal and Phata in the war against the Mughals (1568 AD) was so great that the Mughal Empror Akbar installed their statues in the fort of Agra. It has also been land of worship for Meera.[1] Chittorgarh is home to the Chittaurgarh Fort, the largest fort in Asia. Tourist Attractions in Chittorgarh Standing proudly in the southeast of Rajasthan, Chittorgarh city is a repository of historic monuments, rich heritage and an evergreen folkore that is widely appreciated all over the world. In order to define the city’s historic valour and bravery, Chittorgarh has numerous attractions to depend on. One of the major attractions to look out in this part of Rajasthan is Chittorgarh fort. Resting on a 180 m high hill, the fort depicts the heroic battles of many Indian warriors such as Gora, Maharana Pratap and Kumbha. The historical tour of Chittorgarh also comprises another architectural marvel, the Fateh Prakash Complex. The complex houses a beautiful idol of Lord Ganesha, a large fountain and beautiful frescoes, which give the visitors an insight in the bygone era of Chittorgarh.
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