Madhya Pradesh, which is called the heart of India, is seen as a prosperous place in terms of tourism. Today in this episode we are going to talk about Gwalior which is a big city in Madhya Pradesh and is seen as the best place in terms of tourism. The city of Gwalior was built by Raja Surajsen. The beauty of this historical city of Gwalior, the attractive monuments, palaces, and temples are less to be praised. Today in this episode, we are going to tell you about some of the places of interest in Gwalior which become the center of attraction for tourists interested in rich heritage. Let's know about these places...
Fort of Gwalior
Gwalior Fort is an impregnable fort in the whole of South India. This fort was built in two parts. Which happened during two different periods. It is difficult to describe the beauty and vastness of Gwalior Fort in words. This fort has Man Mandir, Gujari Mahal, water tanks, Karna, Jahangir, etc. Tourists coming to Gwalior must visit this fort once. Raja Man Singh had a great love for the fort, he had repaired the damage caused to the fort by the attacks in the past, as well as many new construction works were also done to make the fort equipped.
Tansen's tomb is also included in the places worth seeing in Gwalior. This tomb belongs to Tansen, the famous musician of India and the main singer in the court of Emperor Akbar, who is one of the nine gems of Akbar's court. It is believed that this famous musician of Gwalior used to make rain with the magic of his music and enchanted the animals with his music.
Saas Bahu Temple
One of the best attractions to visit in Gwalior is the twin temple known as Saas Bahu Temple, often referred to as Sahastrabahu Temple or Harisadanam Temple. It was built in the 11th century. Vishnu is known as "Sahastrabahu" in Hinduism. The walls of the 2 temples, which are next to each other, are each covered with elaborate carvings and sculptures.
Teli Ka Mandir
This is a huge monument situated on the Gopanchal mountain. This monument is known as Teli Ka Mandir. This temple is situated at a height of 1000 feet. People believe that this temple was built by the people of the Teli sect. This is the reason why this temple is known as Teli Ka Mandir. Talking about the beauty of the temple, it is a unique piece of architecture. Some people also believe that the Teli sect that built this temple was related to Telangana. Indian South Indian influence is seen in this temple due to its connection with Telangana.
Gwalior City A city with a rich heritage, it is also full of fascinating activities. The Gandhi Zoo, established in 1922 by Madhav Rao Scindia of the royal family, is beautiful here. Many species of sambar, spotted deer, black buck, bison, wood hyena, and white tiger are found in this garden.
It was built in 1964. It is located inside the famous Jai Vilas Palace of Gwalior. One of the most famous tourist attractions in Gwalior is the Scindia Museum, which honors Maharaja Jivaji Rao Scindia of Gwalior, the last ruler of the Scindia family. The museum was constructed in the European style and is a stunning palace. The stained glass furniture and model trains displayed in the dining area are the main attractions of the museum. Apart from these, the Scindia Museum also displays manuscripts, sculptures, coins, paintings, and weapons of that period.
The Sun Temple here, which is included in the sightseeing places of Gwalior, is dedicated to Lord Surya Dev. The Sun Temple is one of the most spectacular temples in Gwalior as well as the magnificent architecture in this temple that takes one by surprise. The Sun Temple was built during the year 1988 by a famous industrialist GD Birla. There are long queues of tourists coming to the Sun Temple throughout the year.