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Madhya Pradesh is bestowed with many beautiful sites; Gwalior is one which is dotted with numerous monuments and heritage sites coupled with wide scattered natural beauty makes it a living legend of Madhya Pradesh. Gwalior was once the power center of Scindhia Rulers who actively contributed in glorifying its past with marvelous architecture which is a blend of Indian & Persian architecture style.
Gwalior at a Glance
State Madhya Pradesh
Best time to Visit Gwalior October to March
Languages spoken Marathi, English and Hindi
Seasons Summer (April-June), Winter (October-March), Monsoon (July-September)
Religions Hindu, Islamic, Jainism, Sikhism
Temperature Summer (33°C to 35°C) & Winter (5°C to 7°C)
Climate Humid subtropical
Cuisine different country foods
Standing tall with all its vigor, Gwalior Fort is the true reflection of Schindhia’s dynasty who rues over this land for centuries. It was built by Man Singh Tomar. With the advent of modern era, it gain its importance and popularity mainly because of the fight of Rani Lakshmi Bai together with Tantya Tope which was a great was and Rani Bai
Saas Bahu Temple
This temple is unique in its architecture. It is located in the eastern side of Gwalior, having three entrance gated procedurally designed and crafted keeping the Vaastu well managed. It has idols of Brahma, Vishnu & Saraswati. Its original name is Shahastra Bahu which explains the dedication of the temple to Lord Vishnu who has thousand hands as per the Hindu Mythology.
Jai Vilas Palace
Maharaja Jayaji Rao Scindhia constructed this palace in 1874. This palace is quite different from other architectures as it has some unique features like first story of this palace is Tuscan, another story is Crointhian and the other one is Italian-Doric. Its interior has stunning wall paintings, gigantic chandelier. Its Durbar Hall is an outstanding marvel which do not let the eyes away of its visitors from its
Jai Vilas Palace Museum
this Museum was inaugurated by very firt president of India Dr. Sarvapally Radhakrishnan for general public on 12th Dec 1964. This museum has a wide, gigantic and unique collection of those artifacts which represents and belongs to royal family. The Jai Vilas Museum has collection like Silver Carriage, Malabar Furniture, Cart, B M W, Palki, Chandelier, Soldier's Mannequin, Tipoo Sultan Gallery and many other rooms and areas preserved and intact reflection soothing memories of bygone era.
Another famous name of Gopachal Parvat is Ek Patthar ki Bawdi. The USP of this place is that it is located just in the most central part of India, standing tall and figures of Jain 23 Tirthankars has been carved out of one rock. It attracts thousands of tourists not only from India rather throughout the world to visit this architectural marvel. Plus the small water fall on its side makes one feel to stay there forever.
Tigra Dam is situated in the suburbs of Gwalior city. It is almost 23 kilometres away from the city. It is a good place for recreation. It is a place to take children to experience the construction and uses of a dam. It is a calm and quiet place away from the din and bustle of the city. The Tigra Dam creates a fresh water reservoir for the city of Gwalior and some other parts of Madhya Pradesh. This is a favourite picnic spot of the locals.
Bandhavgarh National Park
Bandhavgarh National Park enjoying jungle safari and nature safari. Bandhavgarh is a perfect place for rich flora and fauna including avifauna. The range of wildlife diversity starts from tigers, leopards, panthers, buffalos, spotted deer, sambhars, deer, blue bulls, stags, chinkaras, black bucks, and many species of birds and plants.
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