Bassi Fort palace is located 24 kms from Chittorgarh-Bundi-Kota National Highway No. 76. Bassi Fort is set picturesquely amid hills. The quite luxury of the place offers a retreat in to an aesthetically beautiful environment. Its gates, domes, arches, carridore and its mahal takes one back to the magnificence of the past and the age of chivalry. Bassi fort, which glorifies the history of the Chundawat Clan, was built in the 16th century by thakur Jaimal of Sisodia dynasty, cousin of Maharana Pratap, the founder of bassi Principality. He was a great warrior who fought many a gallant battles and has numerous brilliant victories to his credit. Six of the ancestore of Rawat Sahib Kesri Singh Ji, the present head of the bassi Chundanwat family laid down their lives defending Mewar and the famous Chittorgarh Fort. It is a citadel where were enacted the immortal episodes of sacrifice and heroism. The 16th century home of the mewar Nobility has been painstakingly restored, preserving its old world charm, decor and grandeur, with comfort and ambience that will embrace your senses. 5 km from the Fort is the Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary with its gentle slopes and large water bodies where panther, wild boar, antelopes and mongoose can be sighted.
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