Vijay Stambh or Victory Tower is located in the Chittorgarh (Chittor Fort) of Rajasthan. Mewar king Rana Kumbh erected this monument between 1442 and 1449 to commemorate his victory over the Muslim rulers of Gujarat.
This architectural wonder is visited by many daily along with the Fort and reminds the visitors the bravery of Rajputs. Vijay stambh built in Rajput style is covered with architectural ornaments, images of Gods and Goddesses, seasons, musical instruments and weapons. Intricate sculptures can be seen on the tower depicting the stories from Ramayana and Mahabharata.
This is one of the best destinations for history Buffs, Photographers as well as casual travellers. There is no entry fee to visit the monument. It is open all days of the week from 10 AM to 6.30 PM for all.
The other attractions nearby include Chittorgarh Fort, Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary, Meera Temple, Tulja Bhawani Temple and the Kalika Mata Temple. Those who like to shop can visit the markets at Moti Bazaar, Juna Bazaar, Old Cloth Market and Sadar Bazaar and shop for local items.