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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. Use our Gwalior trip itinerary builder to add Gwalior Fort and other attractions to your Gwalior vacation plans.
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  • As a big fan of castles and fortified cities, I have visited hundreds including over a dozen in India. I didn't have high expectations for Gwalior but as I started up the road from the Urvai (western)...  more »
  • This is heritage place to experience with plenty of history and so many stories and palace intrigues.Wonderful view of the city.Musical evenings are very relaxing.  more »
  • Gwalior cannot be seperated from its beautiful fort. The uneven level of the surrounding condition, makes the fort more interesting. I think the fort has 4 levels  more »
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  • 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.
  • Great place for people who are thrilled by historic places and the stories they tell. Its well maintained. Visit during winters for better experience.
  • Wow..! Amazing place I ever seen 1st I like the sculptures at entry of the forte. After at all it have really good atmosphere at the time of evening when you look at gwaliour city from here you'll really feel amazing. The glowing lights of city wow.
  • 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.
  • 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.