Tourist Attractions in Gwalior
This majestic citadel is considered as the most unbeatable fort in the Central and
Northern India. The beauty of the place is simply amazing and it attracts many visitors
with its exquisite charm.
Man Mandir is a massive edifice, which is adorned with intricate carvings testifying its
glorious past. The temple displays a tasteful use of color, motif and patterns.
The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is an important landmark of Gwalior. The
temple was built in 11th
and 'Bahu' (daughter-in-law).
century but it has nothing to do with Saas (mother-in-law)
Jai Vilas Palace:
It is the current residence of Scindia family. Some palatial rooms of the palace have
been converted into a museum. The architecture of this imposing structure is Italian and
features some handpicked royal treasures and historical artifacts in its museum.
Tomb of Tansen:
Built in Mughal architectural style, Tomb of Tansen is simple and enjoys an unspoiled
aura. The tombstone is encircled by beautiful gardens and enjoys a rich cultural
heritage of Gwalior.
Best Time to Visit Gwalior
If you are booking Gwalior holiday packages then find out the best time for Gwalior trip.
The summer season usually starts in the month of April and remains up to June. With
scorching sun and high humidity level, it becomes difficult to stay here. Winters are
severe and temperature comes down up to 4°C. Temperature fluctuates and reaches
21° C as well. Monsoon starts in the third week of June and continues till the month of
September. The average annual rainfall is about 700mm. The best time to visit Gwalior
is between October and March.
Things to Buy in Gwalior
Shopping in Gwalior brings a fabulous experience for its visitors and they carry home
several souvenirs having a royal feel. Place like Rajwara, Laskar and Patankar Bazaar
are famous for selling a variety of art & craft items like lacquer ware, dolls, hand-woven
carpets, wall hangings and artificial jewelry. These are perfect gifts to take home for
your loved ones.
How to Reach Gwalior
Gwalior is a popular tourist destination and planning a Gwalior vacation is not so difficult
for anyone. You can reach Gwalior through all modes of transportation as it is well-
connected to other cities through air, train and road.
Gwalior has its own airport known as Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia Air Terminal. The
airport connects the place with different cities of India and has regular flights for different
parts of country.
Gwalior railway station is an important railway station of Indian railway. It is conveniently
located on major train routes of India and a number of popular trains arrive and depart
from here for different places of India.
Gwalior is connected with rest of Madhya Pradesh with excellent network of well-
maintained roads. It is well-linked to cities like Agra, Delhi, Jaipur, Lucknow, Khajuraho
and few others.