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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  • Must c on d visit of this city Take a guide to understand d past Washrooms should have an attendant for better maintenance  more »
  • This fort is gigantic and takes atleast a day to see the complete fort nicely. There are two gates, east and the west. There is taxi service that takes you to the top, since the place is very hot pref...  more »
  • I love this place, it's magnificent. 60 Rupees in a tuk tuk (from phool Bagh) gets you to the entrance at the north end where you then have a short walk up. This is the best access as far as I'm conce...  more »
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  • Excellent. The masterminds peace of Indian History. Some of the incredible things will never can be thought someone. No machines, No highly educated engineers, but the technology was used is unbelievable. You must have to visit ones with good guide who can shows you all which is an Incredible... Tells will be says that 0(zero) will be found here.
  • One more attraction at the Gwalior fort is the light and sound program which is conducted in both English and Hindi at 6:30 PM and 7:30 PM, respectively. This program captures the entire history of the fort. When lights of various colors fall on the entrance wall of the fort, the sight is very soothing. Do not miss this...  I suggest that one should spend a full day at the fort to closely observe the architecture from various dynasties. There are guides available at the fort who will take you on a trip to the Gwalior fort's history...
  • As you know it's a fort, it makes the entire trip adventurous and curious. If you are going with a group, it comes in best options. A guide will be there to help you if you like to hire. But in summers it becomes too hot there. So better you go early morning or in the evening in summers. Or you can go anytime as your choice ☺️
  • One of the most beautiful forts in India, with attractive piece of architecture and design, to depict the lifestyle of the Maharaj who resided there. Whole city view from the zenith point of the monument is very eye catching. From the entrance to the top, there are sites which are picturesquely wonderful. Just in case someone has a knee problem or children disliking walking much should avoid climbing the infinite stairs and up-slopes as the main Museum and Palace is situated at the topmost point from where one can enjoy the beauty of Gwalior town. Lastly, beware of the squirrels there, they are so cute but swift to be captured in a snap😉.
  • A beautiful piece of Indian history on display. Moving around in city never makes you ready for what to expect at the fort. Fourteen hundred years of history compressed at one architectural monument is a total gem. The fort, in beauty and scale, is much magnificent than the more famous Red fort of Delhi. A wonderful place to visit, but in winter or at least not in summer, so that you enjoy moving around. Never forget to purchase the tourist guide released by Madhya Pradesh government, it is authoritative, authentic and dirt cheap and these small books are available right at the fort.
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