Gwalior | India
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Gwalior is a historic city situated in Madhya Pradesh.


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1 Get in 1.1 By plane 1.2 By train 1.3 By road By plane Gwalior Airport, (GWL IATA) is one of four airports in the region. It is also the site of an Indian Air Force Base. Gwalior airport has some scheduled domestic services however they are not available daily. Air India, provides services to Delhi and Mumbai. Air India Regional, provide services to Delhi and Jabalpur. By train Gwalior is very well connected to major cities across India by direct train links. You can reach Gwalior from India's capital New Delhi, in 3 hours by New Delhi-Bhopal Shatabdi Express(India's fastest train). This city is directly connected to Jammu, Chandigarh, Amritsar, Dehradun, Ahmedabad, Nagpur, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Kanyakumari, Vishakhapattnam, Patna, Kolkata, etc.Gwalior railway station is a major Railway station and comes under the jurisdiction of Jhansi Rail Division. Train ticket reservation is fully computerized and can be done at railway station itself. Another convenient way of getting reservation is online reservation facility provided by the site of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation [1]. Auto Rickshaw and Tempos (Shared Auto Rickshaw) are available from the station to most parts of the city 24 hours. There is a pre-paid booth at railway station for hiring Auto-Rickshaw. It is advised to negotiate fare before hiring one. Taxis are also available at railway station. By road Gwalior is situated on the North-South corridor of National Express Highway. National highway No.3(Agra-Mumbai road) connects Gwalior To Delhi, Agra, Indore and Mumbai. National Highway No.75 connects Gwalior to Jhansi.


Top Attractions

26°12′54″N 78°11′35″EMap of Gwalior Achaleshwar.  Chhatris of Scindia Dynasty.  Ghaus's Tomb Ghaus's Tomb. The tomb of Great Gaus Mohammad. Located nearby is the tomb of Tansen.  Gopachal. The largest statue of Lord Parshvanath (seated on a lotus carved out of one stone) in the world)  Gragaj ke Hanumaan.  Gurudwara Data Bandi Chod.  26.230378.16891 Gwallior Fort.    Gwalior Trade Fair. The biggest fair of Madhya Pradesh and a very colourful one. It begins in the second week of January and continues until February.  The Gwalior Museum.  Gwalior Zoo. This is one of many of the beautiful zoological parks of Madhya Pradesh. This park includes a white tiger, golden pheasants, sambhar, bison, and many other animals.  Italian Garden.  Jai Vilas Palace 26.2047278.168592 Jai Vilas Palace. A former residential palace turned museum of Scindias. Contains the world's largest chandelier as well as many diverse collections of antiques and gadgets. ₹140 for Indian cititzens, ₹800 for foreigners +₹100 for camera.    Kheda Pati.  Koteshwar.  Mandre Ki Mata.  26.20736478.1725063 Moti Mahal.  Phool Bagh and Ambedkar Park.  Sai Baba Temple.  Samadhi of Rani Laxmi Bai.  Sun Temple Sun Temple (Surya Mandir).  Tansen's Samadhi.  26.22138978.0016674 Tighra Dam. A great place for an outing, boating and other water facilities are available.    Vaisno Devi Temple.  There also many smaller temples located in Gwalior to visit. Excursion Garhi Padavali (About 40 km from Gwalior). A very ornate 10th-century Hindu temple, probably dedicated to Shiva, of which only the Mukhamandapa remains, with exquisite sculpture from ceiling to floor. The Jath Ranas of Gohad later built a fort surrounding the temple in the 19th century.