Gwalior Tourism

Best known for its imposing hilltop fort, Gwalior holds an unparalleled reputation in the tourism map of India. The place has retained the charm of old Indian tradition and art. Historically, the city has been the cradle of a number of dynasties that ruled it over the years. Their influence is clearly seen in the many regal structures that dominate the cityscape. In a sense, Gwalior continues to retain a medieval majesty.


Housing more than its fair share of majestic monuments, palaces and temples, Gwalior promises to leave you mesmerized with its long list of amazing attractions. The mosques, rock temples, statues etc, everything about Gwalior beautifully reflects the architectural marvel of the place. What gives the perfect backdrop to this city are the beautiful hills and abundance of emerald landscapes that make holidays to Gwalior a sheer blessing.

The grand Gwalior Fort perching on a huge rock massif, dominating the skyline of Gwalior, is one of the popular attractions of Gwalior. The fort was described as ‘The Pearl in the Necklace of the Forts’ by the legendary Mughal Emperor Babur. The 8th century architectural marvel, Gwalior Fort is admired by all architecture buff, and thus remains a must visit place in the state.

The Sun Temple is another popular attraction in Gwalior that draws streams of pilgrims to the city. Dedicated to the Sun, the temple’s red sandstone exterior is easily visible from a distance. The tranquil aura of the temple seems heavenly and good enough to meditate.

Other than this, the Man Mandir Palace, built between 1486 and 1516, is another must visit attraction of Gwalior. The palace lets you walk down the memory lanes in style. The beautiful exhibits of the place include stunning carvings and designs of that era. The palace rubs its shoulders with some other major monuments, including Jehangir Mahal, Shah Jahan Mahal and the Gujari Mahal.

Other major attractions in Gwalior are

How to Reach Gwalior
By Air:  Gwalior has its own airport that connects it with all major Indian cities.
By Rail: The Gwalior Railway Station, lying on the main Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Chennai rail link, serves all the passengers opting for rail service.
By Road: Gwalior is well connected by roads as well.


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