Chittorgarh Fort was built in 7th century by the Mauryas. It's one of the largest forts in India and Asia. It was declared UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2013. Once being the capital of Mewar, the fort has several historical palaces, gates, temples & two prominent commemorative towers. It has been through three major sieges in the past by Mughals, and it's Hindu rulers fought fiercely to maintain their independence. When faced with defeat, men fought till their last breath, while the women committed suicide by Jauhar. It's also has been a land of worship for Meera, a 16th century Hindu mystic poet and great devotee of Krishna.