The Palace of Beauty Rani Padmini

The Rani Padmini Palace & the Pool surrounding it

        Palace of the beautiful Queen Padmini in Chittorgarh. The fort   perched on a 180 mts. high hill, covering 700 acres, was constructed   by Maurya rulers in the 7th century. In the fort, this Palace was built   for Queen Padmini where beauty was responsible for the battle   between Allauddin Khilji and Rana Ratan Singh. Rani Padmini was a   celebrated beauty and according to a legend, it was here that Rana   Ratan Singh showed a glimpse of her to Allauddin Khilji, the Sultan of   Delhi. It overlooks a pool in which the 'Zanana Mahal' is situated,   where Padmini stood when her reflection was shown to Allauddin   Khilji in a mirror placed in the main hall.