Tourist Places in Gwalior

Places to Visit in Gwalior

Gwalior - #9 of 32 in Madhya Pradesh |
Gwalior Average Rating - 5.4/7 1 based on 295 Ratings

Gwalior is mostly preferred by travellers from Delhi, Gwalior. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Gwalior is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Single. The best season or months to visit places in Gwalior are February, March, October, November, December. There are 27 tourist places in Gwalior, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Gwalior can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Gwalior for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Gwalior Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Gwalior, browse through photos & pictures, explore Gwalior using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Gwalior, which are great places to visit, are Phool Bagh, Teli Ka Mandir, Suraj Kund, Gwalior Fort, Gujari Mahal. Gwalior can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Gwalior Tourist Places



Gwalior Fort, Gwalior
  • Type: Fort
  • Entry: Paid
Gwalior Fort, Gwalior
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6/ 7 1
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Gwalior Fort is situated on an isolated rock, offering views of entire Gwalior town. Full of medieval architecture, the fort houses a number of historic buildings including Man Mandir, Gujari Mahal cum museum, Teli-ka-Mandir Temple and many others. To highlight the... Read More »
Gujari Mahal, Gwalior
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Gujari Mahal, Gwalior
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 27
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5.1/ 7 1
4 Ratings & 3 Reviews
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. It was built on demand of the queen that she needed a separate... Read More »
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Phool Bagh, Gwalior
  • Type: Garden
Phool Bagh, Gwalior
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 27
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1 Rating & 1 Review
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. The garden was inaugurated by the Prince of Wales in 1922 on his visit to... Read More »
"Too many people"3 months ago
Suraj Kund, Gwalior
  • Type: Monument
  • Entry: Paid
Suraj Kund, Gwalior
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4/ 7 1
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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. The king... Read More »
"Nothing special"Dec 30, 2013
Teli Ka Mandir, Gwalior
  • Type: Temple
  • Entry: Paid
Teli Ka Mandir, Gwalior
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Teli-ka-Mandir or the Oilman’s Temple is situated within the Gwalior Fort. Historical evidence states that the temple was either constructed during the 8th century or 11th century. The temple is referred to as the oldest temple of the fort, which portrays a combination... Read More »
"Quite unusual"Dec 30, 2013
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  • Type: Valley
Bateshwar, Gwalior
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 27
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The pristine Bateshwar valley is known for the ruins of beautiful temples within verdant woods. The panoramic lush surroundings add a charm to the ruined temples drawing both nature lovers and pilgrims to this site. Read More »
Sun Temple, Gwalior
  • Type: Temple
  • Entry: Paid
Sun Temple, Gwalior
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 27
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5/ 7 1
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Surya Mandir, also known as Sun Temple, is the replica of the famous Sun Temple of Konark in Orissa. Dedicated to the Sun god, the temple is situated near the residency at Morar, and is one of the pilgrimage places in the region. The temple was constructed by G.D.... Read More »
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  • Type: Dam
Tigra Dam, Gwalior
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 27
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Tigra Dam (Tighara Dam) is a freshwater reservoir constructed on the Sank River, some 23 km from Gwalior and is a major source of water for the city dwellers. This dam had a dubious history of having failed twice. However, today it has emerged as a favourite destination for... Read More »
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Scindia Museum, Gwalior
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Ranked 9 of 27
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Scindia Museum, also known as Jivaji Rao Scindia Museum, is a memorial dedicated to Jivaji Rao Scindia, one of the rulers of the Scindia reign. Jivaji Rao Scindia is a renowned ruler known for his progressive nature and contribution in constructing beautiful structures in and... Read More »
  • Type: Museum
Jai Vilas Palace Museum, Gwalior
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Ranked 10 of 27
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Jai Vilas Palace Museum, situated in the heart of the city, is one of the most opulent buildings blending Tuscan, Italian and Corinthian styles of architecture. Built by the Scindias in the late 19th century, Jai Vilas Palace Museum houses beautiful art work brought in from... Read More »
  • Type: Museum
Archaeological Museum, Gwalior
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 27
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The Archaeological Museum is situated in front of Hathi pole gate inside the complex of the Gwalior fort. The rich history and culture is preserved in the form of a large collection of items displayed at the museum that were collected from Gwalior and the surrounding areas.... Read More »
Man Mandir Palace, Gwalior
  • Type: Palace
  • Entry: Paid
Man Mandir Palace, Gwalior
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 27
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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. Influenced by both Hindu and medieval... Read More »
Jai Vilas Mahal, Gwalior
  • Type: Palace
  • Entry: Paid
Jai Vilas Mahal, Gwalior
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 27
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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. Designed by Lt. Col.... Read More »
Sas-Bahu Temple, Gwalior
  • Type: Temple
  • Entry: Paid
Sas-Bahu Temple, Gwalior
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 27
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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 name of the temple is a short form for Shastra Bahu, another name of Lord... Read More »
  • Type: Temple
Padavali, Gwalior
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 27
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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... Read More »
  • Type: Heritage Site
  • Entry: Paid
Gurudwara Data Bandi Chhod, Gwalior
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 27
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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. During the time of release of the guru, he also wanted 52... Read More »
  • Type: Temple
  • Entry: Paid
Kala Vithika, Gwalior
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 27
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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. Under the guidance of sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali... Read More »
  • Type: Craft
Chhatris of Scindia Dynasty, Gwalior
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 27
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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. Apart from others, the Chhatris of... Read More »
  • Type: Tomb
Memorial of Tansen, Gwalior
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 27
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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 construction of the tomb is simple compared to other architectural... Read More »
  • Type: Tomb
Ghous Mohammed, Gwalior
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Ranked 20 of 27
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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... Read More »
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