Gwalior India

Quick Getaways near Gwalior

Forts in Gwalior

Datia - Situated some 74 km southeast of Gwalior, Datia is famous for its Bundela-style palaces and paintings. The fortress palace of Datia is considered as one of the finest of its kinds in India. Constructed by Raja Bir Singh Deo, a Bundela chieftain, the palace is influenced by the architectural styles of Rajputs as well as Mughals.

Sonagiri - Situated around 61 km from Gwalior on Delhi-Mumbai main line, Sonagiri (literally, the Golden Peak) is a place sacred to Digambar

Jains. This is the place where King Nanganang Kumar achieved liberation from the cycles of death and life along with 15 million of his followers. There are quite a few white Jain temples scattered around Sonagiri.

Dhoomeshwar Mahadeo Temple - Barely 3 km from Pawaya, the Dhoomeshwar Mahadeo Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and located on the banks of the Sindh River. The architectural style of this temple is very much similar to the Kandariya Mahadeo Temple of Khajuraho.

Events in Gwalior

Tansen Music Festival is held every winter in the months of November/December. The festival is a major cultural event bringing together prominent performers and music lovers from all parts of the country. The festival has kept alive the memory of music maestro Tansen and has been continuously giving new names to the tradition of Indian classical music.

Getting There & Away to Gwalior

Flights to Gwalior
Gwalior has its own airport that is situated 8 km. from the main city. Gwalior is connected by regular flights to Mumbai, Bhopal, Indore, and Delhi.
Trains to Gwalior
The Gwalior Railway Station lies within the city area. It is on the main Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Chennai rail link.
Car and Bus service to Gwalior
Gwalior is very well connected by a network of roads and road transport to all major towns of Madhya Pradesh and surrounding areas. Gwalior is well linked with Agra, Mathura, Jaipur, Delhi, Lucknow, Bhopal, Chanderi, Indore, Jhansi, Khajuraho, Ujjain, and Shivpuri.

Getting Around in Gwalior

The most common and cheapest way of moving around the city is the six-seater auto-rickshaws. Taxis and mini-buses are also available.
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