Gwalior Fort is an 8th-century hill fort near Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, central India. The fort consists of a defensive structure and two main palaces, Gurjari Mahal and Man Mandir, built by Man Singh Tomar.
Phool Bagh is situated within the vicinity of Gwalior Railway Station. Constructed by late Madho Rao Scindia, Phool Bagh comprises a residential palace and a museum along with other buildings.
Suraj Kund is a tank located in the Gwalior Fort. The kund was constructed in the 15th century though its history dates back to as early as 425 AD. Legend states that during this period a king named Suraj Sen went into the forest for hunting and was missing.
Bateshwar, 25 km from Morena town, is an archaeological site comprising about 200 ancient shrines in Morena district in Madhya Pradesh. This site is located on the north-western slope of a range of hills near Padavali, a village about 30 km from Gwalior.
Gujari Mahal is one of the palaces in Gwalior which has now been transformed into a museum. The palace was constructed during the 15th century by Raja Man Singh for his wife Mrignayani, a Gujar princess.
Teli Ka Mandir
The Teli ka Mandir is the tallest and most stunning monument temple in the compound of the Gwalior Fort. It was used as a soda factory and coffee shop by the British after the Indian Uprising.
Sun Temple or Surya Mandir in Gwalior is an exact replica of the famous Sun Temple of Konark, Orissa. It is a famous pilgrimage spot in Gwalior, dedicated to the Sun God. It is situated near the residency of Morar and is one of the newly built temples in the city.
Tigra Dam is 24 metres high at its crest, and 1341 m long. The reservoir has a capacity of 4.8 million cubic metres and the spillway structure can pass up to 1274 cubic metres per second
Jayaji Rao scindia
JaiVilas Palace was constructed by Maharaja Jayaji Rao scindia in 1874 at a cost of Rs. One crore. It is a fine example of Europian architecture, designed and built by Sir Michael Filose. Filose was rewarded with a well-deserved knighthood.
Jai Vilas Museum
The Jai Vilas Mahal is a nineteenth-century palace in India. It was established in 1874 by Jayajirao Scindia, the Maharaja of Gwalior and is still the residence of his descendants the former royal Maratha Scindia dynasty.
The Archaeological Museum was established in 1922. On view are archaeological antiquities similar to sculpture, inscriptions, copper plates, inscribed seals, stone pillars and capitals, sati stones, metal images, terracotta and coins excavated from very old sites like Pawaya (Padmavati), Besvagar (Vidisha). Ujjain (Ujjayini) and Maheshwar.
Man Mandir Palace
Man Mandir Palace was constructed by Man Singh Tomar between the years 1486-1517. The palace was ruled by various rulers such as Kachwaha Rajputs, Qutubiddin Aibawk, the Tomaras, Mughals, Marathas, the British and the Scindias.
Jai Vilas Mahal
Jai Vilas Mahal is a huge and beautiful palace constructed in the European style. The 25 rooms of the palace have been converted into the museum. This standing Italianate structure is a combination of Tuscan and Corinthian architectural styles.
The Sas-Bahu Temple was constructed by the Gurjara-Pratihara Dynasty of Gwalior in the 11th century. The regional dynasty is called as the Kachchhapaghatas and is known for starting wielding power.
The fortress of Padavali is also known for the magnificent temple within the complex. The splendid architecture of the temple is worth seeing and the ten incarnations of Lord Vishnu can be seen here especially Ram Leela, Mahabharat, Krishna Leela, Samudra Manthan and the marriage ceremony of Lord Ganesha.
Gurudwara Data Bandi Chhod
Gurudwara Data Bandi Chhod is a memorial constructed in the memory of Guru Hargobind Sahib, the 6th Sikh Guru. History states that Guru Hargobind Sahib was imprisoned in the premises by Jehangir for over two years.
Kala Vithika is one of the prominent museums housing ancient instruments of the great Indian masters of history. The museum also has many paintings and portraits displaying the rich culture and history of the city.
Chhatris of Scindia Dynasty
The Chhatris of Scindia Dynasty are one of the prominent tourist attractions and is located in the Chhatri Bazar. Possessing various chhatris of the Scindia dynasty, these are famous for their architecture and beautiful structure.
Memorial of Tansen
The Memorial of Tansen, also known as the ‘Tomb of Tansen’, is located in the vicinity of the tomb of Muhammad Ghaus. Surrounded by gardens, the tomb is has a typical Mughal architectural style.
The tomb of Ghous Mohammed is a prominent sightseeing attraction located in the old town of Hazira. Legend states that the tomb belongs to Ghous Mohammed, the Afghan prince, who later turned into a Sufi saint. According to history, the prince also helped Babur in acquiring the Gwalior Fort.