Rani Padmini’s Palace is one of must visit site in Chittorgarh. It is a true salute to the immense beauty of Rani Padmini who was married to Rana Ratan Singh. A brief visit of an hour can give a glimpse into the pride and mettle of Rajputs. The palace is surrounded by beautiful lotus ponds and has a splendid construction to appreciate the beauty of its occupier Rani Padmini. Epics have been written about her beauty. It is believed that the skin of Rani Padmini was so translucent that one can easily see everything that she swallowed. On hearing such magnificent account of beauty, the lust of Ala Uddin Khilji was aroused and he ordered his army to march down to Chittor. There he learnt that no Rajput women would ever allow herself to show her face to anyone other than her husband. However feeling threatened by the huge army, Rana Ratan Singh agreed to let Ala Uddin Khilji see the reflection of his wife in a mirror. The charm and beauty of the reflection itself made Ala Uddin Khilji lose all self-control and he decided to secure Padmini for himself, who then committed jauhar to save her pride.