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Chittorgarh Fort, Rajasthan



Chittorgarh Fort, Rajasthan 



The Chittor Fort or Chittorgarh is one of the largest forts in India. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The fort was the capital of Mewar and is located in the present-day town of ChittorThe fort is reminiscent of Rajput valour, pride, sacrifice and loyalty. Also in 2013, it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO under ‘Hill Forts of Rajasthan’ along with five other forts of the state.

Chittorgarh (garh means fort) was originally called Chitrakut. It is said to have been built by the local Maurya ruler Chitrangada Maurya Later, Bappa Rawal, the founder of Mewar dynasty, made Chittorgarh his capital.