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Chittorgarh fort, Rajasthan (India).

Built by local Maurya rulers (often confused with imperial Maurya Rulers) in 7th century CE, the Chittorgarh Fort in Rajasthan is one of the largest forts in Bharat. The Chittorgarh Fort, plainly known as Chittor is spread majestically over a hill of 590 feet in height and is spread across 692 acres of land is a fine example of the popular Rajput architecture. The imposing structure of the fort has many gateways built by the later rulers of the Maurya clan.

 Chittorgarh Fort was previously the capital of Mewar and is now situated in the city of Chittorgarh. Chittorgarh Fort reverberates with tales of heroism and sacrifice and displays the Rajput culture and values in the real sense. Owing to its magnificent edifice, the Chittorgarh Fort was declared a UNESCO's World Heritage Site in the year 2013.

Chittorgarh Fort is also called the Water Fort as it had 84 water bodies once, but now there are only 22 of them left.The fort covers 65 historic structures, which include four palaces, 19 large temples, 4 memorials and a few victory towers.

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