The rich history of Rajasthan is major draw for tourists. Tourists from different parts of the world throng Rajasthan in large number to gain knowledge about the rich history of the place. The various tourist spots in Rajasthan with historical significance lure tourists towards Rajasthan. These tourist spots with historical importance are spread across various parts of Rajasthan. Chittorgarh in Rajasthan also has a number of these tourist spots with historical importance. There are a number of monuments in Chittorgarh that offers splendid architecture along with historical importance. Among them, the Chhatris of Jaimal and Kalla is one of the most popular monuments in Chittorgarh. These are actually memorials built in the memory of two warriors. Visit to these monuments are an integral part of the Chittorgarh tours as it lets tourists to get a detailed knowledge about the history of the place.
Chittorgarh is a place that occupies a significant place in the history of Rajasthan. This historical importance of the place has actually earned it a significant place in the tourism map of Rajasthan. The place has a history of blood and sacrifices. Taking a leaf out of the history of the place, the Chhatris of Jaimal and Kalla are also dedicated to warriors who died while fighting during the siege of 1568. The kinsmen erected these memorials to venerate their devotion to the motherland. These memorials help people to remember these eternally courageous men even to these days.
About Chhatris of Jaimal and Kalla
The Chhatris of Jaimal and Kalla are located on the way to the Chittorgarh fort. The huge number of tourists who travel to the fort can hardly ignore these chhatris because of their architectural brilliance. Located only 1 kilometer from the Rampol, the chattris are one of the major attractions of the place.
The first chhatri has as many as four pillars. These are dedicated to Kalla. The second chhatri is also a great attraction. It consists of six pillars and is dedicated to Jaimal. These are located the right of the entrance gate. They are also close to second gate called Bhairon Pol.
A visit to these chattris is must during the Chittorgarh tours as they are very closely related to the history of the place. Moreover, the splendid architecture of the chhatris will also let the tourists to get a close look of the marvelous Rajasthani architecture.