Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Deogarh 16th century fort, near Pratapgarh is famous for the palaces with their ornate murals and the Jain temples.


A marvellous castle built by Rao Shakti Singh, the younger brother of Maharana Pratap, situated in the village. It is now converted into a heritage hotel. (To stay at the castle book through Hotel Pratap Palace in Chittorgarh - Tel:01472-240099


It is one of the oldest towns in Rajasthan north of Chottor. Hindu and Buddhist remains of the Mauryan to the Gupta period have been found here. It is 7 kms from Bassi on Bundi - Chittorgarh road. Nagri is one of the most important townships of the Mauryan era in Rajasthan, situated on banks river Bairach. It was formerly known as Madhyamika, which flourished from the Maurya to Gupta era. The excavation over there unearthed many interesting facts and have shown signs of strong Hindu and Buddhist influence.

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