Standing on a steep mass of sandstone, Gwalior Fort dominates the city & is its most magnificent monument. It has been center of momentous events in the history of India – Battles, Jauhar’s & Imprisonment.
It was here at Tatya Tope & Rani Jhansi Fought For their freedom. A steep road wind upward to the fort from the city flanked by statues of Jain Teerthankars, carved into the rock face between 7th & 15th Century.
JAI VILAS PALACE:-
It is a reminiscence of regal lifestyle,the past comes alive.Palace jai Vilas is a Italian Structure,which combines the Tuscan & Corinthian architectural modes.
The Imposing durbar Hall has two Central Chandeliers weighing a couple of Tons & hung only after 10 Elephants had tested the strength of the roof. Eye catching treasures include silver train with cut glass wagon which serves guest as it chugged on the table on miniature rail.
The Pillars of Hindustani classical music,The great Tansen, one of the Jewel amongst Navratanas of Mughal Emperor Akbar’s court, lies buried in Gwalior.
More than a monument, the Tomb is a part of Gwalior’s Cultural Heritage & is the venue of anuual music festival.
Located near the residency of Morar,the newly Constructed SUN TEMPLE takes its inspiration from the famous Konark Sun Temple in Orissa.
GURUDWARA DATA BANDI CHHOR:-
Built in the memory of Guru Hargobind Sahib, the 6th Sikh Guru,Who was Imprisoned here by the Emperor Jehangir for over Two Years.