Shahastrabahu Temple, Gwalior

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Near an ancient hill fort, Shahastrabahu Temple is known for its delicate carvings of Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, and Saraswati. The-11th century temple was completely restored as a Hindu place of worship, though some had considered it to be a Jain shrine. The area offers scenic views of the city of Gwalior. Plan to visit Shahastrabahu Temple and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Gwalior attractions using our Gwalior route builder website .
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  • The temple is situated in the Gwalior fort complex and dates back to 9th/10th century. The carvings in the temple is awesome and will blow the mind. Do not miss it. It will take maximum 30 minutes to ...  more »
  • Looks so beautiful and beautiful. It is inside the fort. Loved everything about this temple. Nice view.  more »
  • Are two isolated temples but are very beautiful. Are located on a hill where you can enjoy a beautiful view. Recommend a visit.
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  • Sasbahu Temple, also called the Sas-Bahu Mandir, Sas-Bahu Temples, Sahastrabahu Temple or Harisadanam temple, is an 11th-century twin temple in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India. Near the Gwalior Fort and dedicated to Vishnu in his Padmanabha form, like most Hindu and Jain temples in this region, it is mostly in ruins and was badly damaged from numerous invasions and Hindu-Muslim wars in the region. It was built in 1093 by King Mahipala of the Kachchhapaghata dynasty, according to an inscription found in the larger of the twin temple. The twin temples are situated in the Gwalior Fort.
  • Here "Sas" means “Mother-in-Law” & "Bahu" means “Daughter-in-Law”. Sas-bahu temples stand close to the eastern wall about mid-way along that side of the fort. The two temples are similar in style &. The larger temple has an ornately carved base & figures of Vishnu over the entrances. Four huge pillars carry the heavy roof.
  • This temple is also called saas bahu ka mandir. Drinking water is available. Guards are very polite. In the last part, noise of bats and their smell can be felt.
  • Nice ancient temple, mughals attempted to destroy it. But still in a shape to give idea about temples of that time. Must visit if you are in Gwalior
  • The temple of Sahasrabahu, built in 1093 AD, is the second ancient historical monument of Gwalior Fort. It is established as a group of two temples in the east corner of the fort. It was built by the Kachwaha King Mahipal. This temple is dedicated to Lord Sahastrabahu Vishnu. It is said that its peak was 100 feet high but later both of its peak and sanctuary were destroyed. Yet its glory can be seen in its terrace, and the sculpture painted on the outer and inner walls. Due to conversion, it was later called the temple of Saas-Bahu.
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