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Chittorgarh
 
 
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.


PLACES OF  INTEREST
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.

Mount Abu
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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