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The history of Chittor is one of the most stirring chapters in Indian
history for it was there that the flower of Rajput chivalry sprang to
life and the immense stretch of its sacred walls and ruined palaces
relate the saga of innumerable sieges and heroism which has almost
become a myth now. Western railways connect Chittorgarh on the metre
guage with Ajmer, Delhi, Jaipur, Ratlam, Udaipur. However the
convenient railhead is Udaipur. Rajasthan State Roadway Transport
Corporation operates regular bus service from Agra 557 kms, Ajmer 182
kms, Delhi 578 kms, Jaipur 320 kms, Jodhpur, Kota 000 kms, Mount Abu
390 kms and Udaipur 115 kms to Chittaurgarh.
Fort, jay Stambha, Kirti Stambha, Rana-Kumbha Palace, Padmini Palace,
Meera Temple and Kumbha Shyam Temple and Kalika Mata Temple, State
Archaeological Museum. Nagari: 14 kms. An ancient town in Rajasthan, it
is situated north of Chittor. According to excavation, a civilisation
tourished here from the Maurya to the Gupta dynasty. Notable excavations
are these having both the serenity of Hinduism and the sacrifice of
Buddhism. Excavations are continuing.
Famous for its exquisitively carved marble temples, Mount Abu (1219
metres) is a pretty hill resort in the State of Rajasthan.
WHAT TO SEE
Adhar Devi Temple, Andhra Point (Honeymoon Point), Dilwara Jain Temple
(Open from 1200 hrs. to 1800 hrs for non Jains), Gaumukh, Nakki Lake,
Red Temple, Shri Raghunathji Temple, Sunset Point, Traver's Tank.
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