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Holidays in Gwalior

February 14, 2014 By: matthewsimpso Category: About

Holidays in Gwalior

Gwalior is a beautiful town in Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is noted for its royal lineage. It has excellent blend of the modernity and tradition. It is one of the most developed cities in the country with several reputed educations institutions and industries like cotton, chemicals and ceramics.

Gwalior is also a prominent tourist destination in India with lots of tourist attractions in and around. It attracts tourists from all over the world with its historical attractions. The most prominent tourist attraction in the city is the Gwalior Fort. This magnificent fort was built by Raja Mansingh Tomar in 15th century.

One can see spectacular view of Gwalior city from the fort. There is a magnificent Man Mandir Palace inside the fort complex. It is a major attraction of the fort. This magnificent palace was built by Man Singh Tomar and noted for its intricate carvings and exquisite paintings. This palace is also known as the Chitra Mandir or Palace of Paintings. It depicts the perfect reflection of Raja Man Singh Tomar’s artistic sense. Other important attractions you will love to visit on your holidays in Gwalior are Gujari Mahal Museum, Telika Mandir, Saas-Bahu Temple, Chhatris, Surya Mandir (Sun Temple), Kala Vithika, Scindia Museum, etc.
On your holidays in Gwalior you can take excursion to nearby places like Datia (74 km), Pawaya, Dhoomeshwar Mahadeo Temple, Sonagiri (a famous Jain pilgrimage site), Tigra Dam, etc. Datia is noted for Bundela paintings. Pawaya attracts tourists interested in archeology. Dhoomeshwar Mahadeo Temple is situated at just 3 km away from Gwalior. It is perfect example of Bundela architecture. Tigra Dam is an ideal picnic spot. In fact, Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh is an ideal holiday destination.

How to Reach Gwalior :-

Gwalior Airport is 8 km away from the main city. It is well-connect by flights form major cities like Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Bhopal, Varanasi, Mumbai, Indore, etc. Gwalior city is also well-linked by railways. The city is connected by good system of road networks. It is well-connected by roadways with major cities like Agra, Delhi, Jaipur, Chanderi, Bhopal, Jhansi, Indore, Khajuraho, Ujjain, Shivpuri, etc.