Chittaurgarh is situated on the banks of river Berach. It is a famous tourist place, known for the 7th century Chittogarh Fort - the largest fort in India and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Chittorgarh is known for its many bazaars, metal work, Akola printed fabrics, Thewa jewellery (golden design embedded in glass), leather shoes and handmade toys.
Major tourist sites in and around Chittaurgarah: Rana Kumha Palace and Museum, Vijay Stambh (Victory Tower), Kirtti Stambh (Tower of Fame), Basi (25km/16mi) famous for and woodcraft and wildlife sanctuary, Bijalpur (40km/25 mi) famous for its castle, etc.
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When to visit: best time to visit is October to March.
HOW TO REACH
Nearest railway station: Chittorgarh railway station connects Chittorgarh to cities such as Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Ajmer, Kota, Udaipur, and Delhi.
Nearest airport: Maharana Pratap Airport in Udaipur (IATA: UDR, ICAO: VAUD) is about 95 km (60 mi) away.
Buses: The Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation buses and private buses ply regularly to Delhi, Jaipur, Udaipur, Ajmer, etc.
By road: The distance from Udaipur to Chittorgarh is about 113 km (70 mi) via NH27/NH 48 and Udaipur-Chittorgarh Rd. It takes around 2 hours.
The distance from Jaipur to Chittorgarh is about 309 km (192 mi) via NH 48 and NH 48. It takes around 5 hours.
The distance from Kota to Chittorgarh is about 172 km (107 mi) via NH27. It takes around 2-3 hours.
The distance from Mount Abu to Chittorgarh is about 269 km (167 mi) via NH27. It takes around 5 hours.
The distance from Ajmer to Chittorgarh is about 197 km (123 mi) via Ajmer Rd and NH 48. It takes around 3-4 hours.
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