Padmini Palace, Chittaurgarh, Rajasthan

Padmini Palace

Padmini’s Palace lies inside the fascinating Chittorgarh Fort which tells us the story of the embodiment of beauty, courage, and grace. The place is fascinated by the eternal beauty enclosing marvelous architectural style that is known as sacred Neelkantha Mahadev Temple.
It is believed that Rani Padmini/Padmavati was the queen of Chittor and the wife of King Rawal Ratan Singh. Her beauty, life, and death have been the matter of many legends that have been continuing last many thousand years. It is said that Sultan Alauddin Khilji was crazy for beautiful Rani Padmini and used to see her reflection in a mirror in this palace that was situated in the main hall of the palace.
It is built near to the lotus pool as a historical pavilion that had a potential to change the history of Chittor. Ala-ud-din saw the expression of Queen Padmini from here that reminds the quest of possessing her led to a furious battle. Among others, the essence of beauty-Cleopatra of Rajasthan has become an everlasting myth in the history of chittor and also of the Mewar state.
The main reason for visiting Chittorgarh is its immense hilltop fort which depicts Rajput culture and values. The fort situates on a 240-hectare site on a 180m high hill that rises rapidly to look more attractive.

The pride and glory of Rajasthan, Chittor echoes with the tales of romance and valor unique to the Rajput Tradition. Hotel Padmini is a fully functional modern hotel in the heart of the city, with convenient approach to main tourist attractions of Chittorgarh(Chittor). There are 20 Air conditioned Double rooms, 30 non AC rooms all elegant comfortable and with modern amenities and telephones. The in-house restaurant features Indian, Chinese, Continental and the "Traditional Rajasthani Cuisines". At Padmini we have Conference Hall which is fully equipped with audio visual facilities. While you are there, you can also enjoy horse back excursions into the countryside to view the abundant wildlife found in the region. Meet the local tribals "Banjaras & Bhills", take part in their daily rituals and dance and enjoy yourself in their musical traditions.

Best Season: October - February