Chittorgarh is a major city of Rajasthan state. It lies on the bank of the river Berach and Gambhiri. It is a famous tourist location because of its palaces. The cement factories in Chittorgarh are also well known. It is a hub for construction business as marble and granite are extracted from here. Chittor fort is the largest fort in Asia. Many fights between Hindus and Muslim invaders took place here. Rani Padmavati of Chittorgarh committed mass suicide with other women in the palace after they were defeated by the Mughals. Tourists visit the palace with curiosity about the stories.
Many temples and monuments dated back to the 15th century were built in sandstone in Chittorgarh. Vijay stambh is a must visit hilltop and it is also illuminated in the night. FatehPrakash Palace is a museum also. There are regional sculptures and terracotta figurines on display. Ancient coins and other wooden craft collectibles make your visit worthy. Also, GaumukhKund is a “kund” meaning a sacred water reservoir is a special place to visit. Here spring water flows from cow’s mouth shaped rock. The Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary is for animal lovers. It is home to many animals such as panthers and antelope. Many migratory birds stay at this sanctuary.