Gwalior Tourism

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Read 62 Gwalior reviews with average rating of 3.9/5

Surendra kumar pathak5.0/5

4 reviews

Fantastic place

Gwalior is nice city nice weather nice helping people's. Many historical place such as Gwalior fort and many more. I was stay in gulmohar guest house. So nice hotel and hotel workers and good cleaning I like it very much. I enjoyed very much and again I want to come Gwalior city for seeing various places.

Shweta rani3.6/5

2 reviews

Comfortable Stay in Gwalior

It is the best hotel location wise from Gwalior railway station. Nice clean hotel and good ambience.
One can easily stay here with out any hesitation, they also have a restaurant downstairs, which serves good food.
Hotel staff was courteous as well.

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Gwalior Overview

Known for its rich cultural heritage, the city of Gwalior has played an integral role in Indian history from ancient times, through the medieval era, and later during the Moghul and British colonial rule. The bustling city atop a hill, is dominated by the Gwalior fort which has been the battleground for many struggles for power. Today Gwalior is an important tourist destination due to its historical and architectural significance, as well as for being a pre-medieval centre of Jainism. Gwalior according to ancient history was Gopalkash, said to be the same place where Bhima from the epic Mahabharata attained victory. Archeological excavations reveal that the city dates back to the middle Stone ages and Iron Age.

The actual city was founded back in the 8thA.D. by Suraj Sen, the head of the Kachwaha clan. Legend has it, that a sage called Gwalipa, cured him of leprosy and thus the king named his city Gwalior. The city became the seat of power for many dynasties to come. From the 11th - 15th century, the medieval era saw the rule of Rajputs. This was followed by intervention by the Mughals, who were dethroned by the Rajput ruler Raja Man Singh, but only for a short while.