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History of chittorgarh

Earlier, Chittorgarh was named Chitrakut after a Rajput chieftain Chitrangada Mori. Some legends say, that the founder of the Mewar kingdom, Bappa Rawal seized Chittorgarh from its original rulers - the Mori dynasty - and made it his capital in 734 AD. Others reveal that Bappa Rawal received Chittorgarh as a dowry for marrying the last Solanki princess. Chittorgarh is a fort replete with history, battles, and misery. It is a symbol of the bravery of the Rajputs, who chose death over surrendering before anyone. It was attacked by three different Mughal emperors, namely Alauddin Khilji in 1303 AD, Bahadur Shah in 1534 AD, and Akbar in 1567. Each time, instead of surrendering, the men in the Rajput clan fiercely fought the opponent army. However, when they lost, instead of surrendering to the Mughal emperors, the women in the fort committed Jauhar, which is an act of self-immolation by leaping into a large fire. \nAdditionally, Chittorgarh also finds recognition in Mahabharata. It is believed that Bhim visited this region to learn the secrets of immortality. But his anger and impatience deprived him of his goals. Thus, he stamped his foot on the ground and created a water reservoir called Bhimtal.

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  • Watchout for [Hot and dry weather]
  • Best Time To Visit
    September - January
  • Altitude 1,293 ft. above sea level

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