Nagri (20 kms)
One of the most important townships of the Mauryan era in Rajasthan, it is situated on the banks of river Bairach. It was formerly known as Madhyamika, which flourished from the Maurya up to the Gupta era. Excavation carried out here have Unearthed many interesting facts about the strong Hindu and Buddhist influences existing here.
Badoli (130 kms)
The ruins of the famous temples of Badoli, near Rawatbhata, can be seen here. This town is worth a visit, because of a number of ancient temples situated here.
Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary
The wildlife sanctuary covers an area of 50 sq. kms and is near the Bassi village. The key fauna of the sanctuary are panther, wild, boar, antelope and mongoose. Migratory birds also visit the sanctuary. For entry into the sanctuary, prior permission has to be obtained from the District Forest Officer, Chittaurgarh.
Sanwariaji Temple (40) kms
This temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and is situated on the Chittaurgarh-Udaipur highway. It is a contemporary temple and an important Hindu pilgrimage centre.
Matri Kundiya Temple (50 kms)
It is also known as the ‘Haridwar of Mewar’. This shrine is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Bhainsrogarh Wildlife sanctuary (90) kms: The sanctuary lies in the lush green environs of Bhainsrorgarh and has numerous archaeological remains.
Bijaipur (40) kms
The 350-year- old castle, built by Rao Shakti Singh. The youngest brother of Maharana Pratap is the main attraction here. It has now been Converted into a heritage hotel.
Deogarh (125 kms)
This 16th century fort, near Pratapgarh, is famous for the places with their ornate murals and the Jain temples.
Menal (90 kms)
Also as the mini Khajuraho, it is blessed with nature’s bounties. Situated on the Chittaur- Bundi road, it has many ancient temples, a waterfall and Beautiful forests.
Gotmeshwar (130 kms)
This place is famous for the ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Jogini Mata (90 kms)
This temple of Goddess Yogini is said to be 300 years old.
Situated on a hill and spread over 700 acres, it is believed to have been constructed by Bhim, once of the heroes of Mahabharata. Highlight here include yhe Padal Pol, where Prince Bags Singh died during the second attack on this fort; yhe Bhairon Pol and the Hanuman Pol, where the young Rathore Prince Jaimal of Badnore and his associate Kalla were killed during an attact by Akbar; and the Ram Pol, which commemorates the gallantry of the 15 years old Patta of Kelwa, who died at this spot.
Known as the victory tower, it is a 37 meter high structure with 9 stories. It was built by Maharana Kumbha in commemoration of his victory over the Muslim ruler of Malwa and Gujrat, in 1440.
Rana Kumbha's Palace
This is believed to be the place where Princes Padmini and other royal ladies committed ‘Jauhar’. Though only the ruins remain, the architectural wonders of the palace can still be perceived.