Gwalior Fort, Gwalior

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Gwalior Fort dates back to the 8th century and dominates an eponymous town, nestled on top of a 3 km (1.8 mi) rocky plateau. Hike up to the sandstone fortress to admire the efforts taken to build an imposing structure encapsulating three temples and six ornate palaces within it. On a guided tour of the fort, you can learn more about its architectural marvels and intricate decorations, as well as hear stories about the structure's rich and turbulent centuries-long history. Plan to visit Gwalior Fort during your Gwalior vacation using our convenient Gwalior day trip planning website .
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  • October 4, 2017
    Such an amazing history this fort contains.. the colors still visible and the guides are better to take with for more clarity on what happened in past.  more »
  • October 4, 2017
    The high point of one's visit to Gwalior. Situated on top of a hill, this place offers a great view of the city at all times. The fort in itself is not too big, with most of it quarters underground. T...  more »
  • October 4, 2017
    This place is a must visit for history likers. The rich history it possess makes it even wonderful after knowing a lot of facts by tour guide Mr. Samar Singh. His contact number is 8770607855. Please ...  more »
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  • July 11, 2017
    Fort is a little like a maze. Great architecture. Museum, park is also there. City view from the top is amazing.
  • May 30, 2017
    The one who loves historical places, it is their destination. Not possible to finish the visit in one day. The fort has many stories hiding behind the walls. The amazing adventurous trip I have ever had.
  • June 4, 2017
    Great place for people who are thrilled by historic places and the stories they tell. Its well maintained. Visit during winters for better experience.
  • March 20, 2017
    History and nostalgia both rolled into one. I still remember how things were not properly managed early on. But now i see a host of new development and restoration of this old relic which have stood the test of time. Certainly worth a visit for everyone with light and sound show a must watch. Truly the essence of Gwalior.
  • May 27, 2017
    Main attraction in Gwalior. A must place to see if travelling to Gwalior. Its better to go in evening as it is generally hot in day time. Can be easily reached by car. One should also see the Sound and Light show in the fort. There 2 shows at 7:30 (in hindi) & 8:30 ( in english) in the evening. At night you can see the entire city from the fort.

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Where to stay in Gwalior

Gwalior has numerous accommodations fairly evenly spread across the city center. Most international visitors find lodgings close to the main Gwalior Junction train station. With proximity to the major attractions as well as transport links, the hotels here are largely mid-range and budget, with some particularly affordable guesthouses on the residential side streets. Look farther to the west for more characterful hotels and guesthouses if planning to stay in the city for a while, to delve into its rich history and former regality.
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