The endless list of places to visit in Gwalior comprises dramatic fortresses, royal palaces, and intricately built temples. Gwalior is a perfect blend of architecture, art, and history. The regal town of Gwalior is situated in the heart of India, or the state of Madhya Pradesh.
The strategic location of Gwalior on the map of India makes it accessible from every nook and corner of the country. The town is famous for the magnanimous Gwalior fort because of its hilltop location that overlooks the entire city.
Of many other historic palaces and monuments, Gujari Mahal, Teli ka Mandir, Sas Bahu temple, Tomb of Muhammad Ghaus and Tansen are a few that are not to be missed. The off-the-beaten paths which take you to Bir Singh Mahal, Padavali and Bateshwar and the wild trails of Madhav National Park are a bit away from the town yet command your attention.
Some of the Gwalior tourist places will cast a spell on you and you are sure to take a detour for admiring the brilliant architectural marvels. The intriguing sight of a museum dedicated solely to music which runs in the house of the legendary Sarod player, Ustad Hafiz Ali Khan is another gem in the heart of the town.
Many music festivals are also organized at the Tansen Memorial in memory of the prestigious Ustad Tansen of Gwalior Gharana who was one of the jewels of King Akbar’s kingdom.
The town is shrouded with stories and historical events and can delight any history buff, traveler, photographer or anyone who loves to travel back in time through ageless monuments. Gwalior is an amazing destination to stop by and learn the history right.