Gwalior Tourism Places:

Gwalior Tourism Places list

Address: Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh state

 

How to reach?

By railway: Gwalior railway station (00 kilometers far)

By air: Gwalior domestic airport (10 kilometers far)

Gwalior international airport (10 kilometers far)

By road: Well-connected road

 

Best time: a whole year

Winter: 27 Celsius

Summer: 44 Celsius

Monsoon: 35 Celsius

 

Surrounding area: City area

Where to Stay: Hotels

 

Best places in Gwalior:

Gwalior Fort:

Gwalior Fort

Best time: 9 am to 5 pm

Time required: 3-4 Hrs.

Distance from Gwalior railway station: 4 km Northside

Ticket: Indian: 75 INR

Foreigner: 250 INR

Introduction: According to a local store, the fort was built by a local king named Suraj Sen in 3 CE.

 

Jai Vilas Palace and museum:

Jai Vilas Palace

Best time: 10 am to 5:30 pm

Time required: 1-2 Hrs.

Distance from Gwalior fort: 4.2 km Southside

Ticket: Indian: 30 INR

Foreigner: 100 INR

Introduction: Construction was completed in 1874 and that time its construction cost is 1 crore INR. It was built by Sir Michael Filose. Example of European architecture.

 

Sasbahu Temple, Gwalior:

Sas bahu temple

Best time: 8 am to 5 pm

Time required: 30 min

Distance from Gwalior fort: 1.4 km Southside

Ticket: No tickets.

Introduction: As per inscription found in the larger of the twin temple, this 2 temple was constructed in 1093 by King Mahipala of the Kachchhapaghata dynasty.

 

Man Singh Palace or Man Mandir:

Man Singh Palace

Best time: 8 am to 6 pm.

Time required: 1 Hr.

Distance from Gwalior fort: in Gwalior fort

Ticket: Indian: 05 INR

Foreigner: 100 INR

Introduction: Man Singh palace was built by King Man Singh of Tomar ruler between 1486 and 1516. This palace is well decorated.

 

Gujari Mahal:

Gujari Mahal

Best time: 10 am to 5 pm

Time required: 30 min.

Distance from Gwalior fort: in Gwalior fort

Ticket: 10 INR

Introduction: This Mahal is now the museum. This Mahal was built by King Man Singh for his wife. Here there are 28 gallery and 9000 artifacts from 1st centuries available.

 

Teli ka Mandir:

Teli ka Mandir

Best time: 8 am to 6 pm

Time required: 30 min.

Distance from Gwalior fort: in Gwalior fort

Ticket: 10 INR

Introduction: Teli ka Mandir was constructed between the 8th and early 9th century CE. Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Shiva. Located inside the fort of Gwalior.

 

Tomb of Tansen and Tomb of Mohammed Ghaus:

Tomb of Mahammed Ghaus

Best time: 8 am to 6 pm

Time required: 1 Hr.

Distance from Gwalior fort: 2.6 km Eastside

Ticket: free entry

Introduction: The Tomb of Mohammad Ghaus was built in the 16th century AD while Akbar was king. Ghaus Mohammed was an Afghan Prince later he was converted into a Sufi saint. Tansen’s Tomb is near Mohammed Ghaus Tomb. Tansen was a famous musician and one of the nine jewels of Akbar’s court.

 

Gwalior Zoo:

Best time: 8 am to 6 pm

Time required: 1-2 Hrs.

Distance from Gwalior fort: 1.2 km Southside

Ticket: 10 INR

Introduction: Established by the royal family Madhav Rao Scindia back in 1922.

Animals:  Golden peasants, Sambhars, Bison, Hyena, Black Bucks, Spotted Deer, White Tiger, Crocodiles, Monkeys, Snakes, and Birds.

 

Suraj Kund:

Suraj Kund

Best time: 8 am to 6 pm

Time required: 30 min.

Distance from Gwalior fort: in Gwalior fort

Ticket: Free entry

Introduction: Suraj Kund is a beautiful pond in Gwalior fort. Suraj Sen was constructing this Kund in the 8th century.

 

Sarod Ghar:

Best time: 10 am to 5 pm

Time required: 30 min.

Distance from Gwalior fort: 3.5 km Westside

Ticket: Indian: 20 INR

Foreigner: 100 INR

Introduction: Sarod Ghar is a museum of music and has been set up in the house of the legendary Ustad Hafiz Ali Khan.

 

Karn Mahal:

Best time: 8 am to 5 pm

Time required: 30 min.

Distance from Gwalior fort: in Gwalior fort

Ticket: Free entry

Introduction: The Karn Mahal was built by the Kirti Singh the second king of the Tomar dynasty. It was built in the 15th or 16th centuries.

 

Maharaja Sir Jiwajirao Scindia Museum:

Best time: 10 am to 5:30 pm

Time required: 1-2 Hr.

Distance from Gwalior fort:

Ticket: Included in Jay Vilas Palace

Introduction: Located in Jay Vilas Palace.

 

Chhatris of Scindia Dynasty:

Best time: 5 am to 11:30 am & 4:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Time required: 1 Hr.

Distance from Gwalior fort: 4.3 km Southside

Ticket: No ticket.

Introduction: Memorial building of the rulers of the Scindia Dynasty. The first one was constructed in the memory of King Jayaji Rao Scindia in 1817 CE.

 

Splash the Sun City:

Best time: 10 am to 5 pm

Time required: Day

Distance from Gwalior fort: 4.7 km Eastside

Ticket:

Introduction: Water Park

 

Sun Temple Gwalior:

Best time: 6:30 am to 12 pm & 1 pm to 6 pm.

Time required: 30 min.

Distance from Gwalior fort: 5.5 km Eastside

Ticket: No tickets.

Introduction: Temple was built in 1980 by the Birla family.

 

Italian Garden:

Best time: 6 am to 6 pm

Time required: As per your interest

Distance from Gwalior fort: 1.7 km

Ticket:

Introduction: Small garden in the city but worth visiting.

 

koteshwar temple:

Best time: Day time

Time required: 30 min.

Distance from Gwalior fort: 1 km Westside

Ticket: No tickets

Introduction: Mughal ruler Aurangazeb broke this temple and threw the shivling down from the fort wall. After 150 year’s ruler of the Scindia dynasty, Jayaji Rao known about this and found shivling and built a temple near the fort in the 18th century.

 

Vikram Mahal:

Best time: 8 am to 6 pm

Time required: 30 Min

Distance from Gwalior fort: In Gwalior fort

Ticket: No ticket

Introduction: The Vikram Mahal was built by Vikramaditya, the son and heir of Maharaja Mansingh in the 16th century.

 

Chaturbhuj Temple, Gwalior:

Best time:  Day time

Time required: 30 min.

Distance from Gwalior fort: In Gwalior fort

Ticket: No tickets

Introduction: Chaturbhuj is a Hindu temple excavated in a rock face in the Gwalior Fort. Built-in c875 AD by Alla, the son of Vaillabhatta, and the grandson of Nagarabhatta of the Gurjara-Pratihara dynasty.

 

Jahangir Mahal:

Best time: 9 am to 5 pm

Time required: 30 Min

Distance from Gwalior fort: In Gwalior fort

Ticket: 30 INR

Introduction: Built by Orchha ruler. It was built in honor of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir. More detail in Orchha place post.

 

Victoria Market:

Best time: Day time

Time required: Asper your interest

Distance from Gwalior fort: 5.9 km Southside

Ticket: Free entry

Introduction: Victoria’s market was built by the honour of Queen Victoria in 1910.

 

Siddhanchal Jain Temple Caves:

Best time:  Day time

Time required: 1 Hr.

Distance from Gwalior fort: In Gwalior fort

Ticket: Free entry

Introduction: Siddhachal Caves are Jain cave. Construction was started during the 7th century and completed in the 15th century.

 

Nalkeshwar Mahadev:

Best time: Day time

Time required: 1 Hr.

Distance from Gwalior fort: 10 km Westside

Ticket: Free entry

Introduction: Old temple. Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Beautiful waterfall near Temple.

 

Sri Digambar Jain Siddh Kshetra Gopachal Parvat:

Best time: Day time

Time required: 1 Hr.

Distance from Gwalior fort: In Gwalior fort

Ticket: No information

Introduction: Construction was started in the 7th century and completed in the 15th century. Group of Jain caves. A lot of statues are available in caves. Located near Gwalior fort.

 

Ambedkar Park:

Best time: Morning time and evening time

Time required: As per your interest

Distance from Gwalior fort: 6 km Eastside

Ticket: free entry

Introduction: Garden

 

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