Melodic Gwalior

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  • Gwalior fort - 'the pearl amongst fortresses in India'
  • The Chaturbhuj temple at Gwalior fort has the first ever written Zero
  • The Tansen music festival is celebrated every year on Tansen's tomb in Gwalior
  • The wizard of hockey, Dhyan Chand, was from Gwalior
  • One of the carpets in Jai Vilas Palace took nearly 12 years to weave

Melodic Gwalior

Gwalior is best known for its imposing hilltop fort, which was famously described as 'The pearl amongst fortresses in India'. Historically, the city has been the cradle of a number of dynasties that ruled it over the years. Their influence is clearly seen in the many regal structures that dominate the cityscape. In a sense, Gwalior continues to retain a medieval majesty.

Gwalior holds an unparalleled reputation in Sangeet, and has retained Indian traditions and the wealth of music intact over the years. The Gwalior Gharana is one of the oldest Khayal Gharanas and the one to which most classical Indian musicians can trace the origin of their style. Legendary musicians like Tansen and Baiju Bawara belonged to Gwalior.

Gwalior also has a rich history in sports, with the wizard of Hockey, Dhyan Chand, belonging to the city.

The miracle behind the name

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The legend of Tansen

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Mitawali, Padavali & Bateshwar - A Collection of Historic Architectural Beauty!

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National Chambal Sanctuary - Truly a pristine paradise

The cleanest of all, Chambal is haven for countless wildlife!&

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Snacks trail in Madhya Pradesh - The must have treats during Winter

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A queen remembered for her height - Maharani Chinku Rani Saheb

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Tribal Paintings

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Batto Bai Dolls - Preserving the Heritage of Handicrafts

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Places of interest

Abul Fazal ka Maqbara

Bateshwar

Gopachal

Gujari Mahal

Gwalior Fort

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MPT Tansen Residency, Gwalior

Price: INR 2490 - 4290 Phone: (0751) 2340370 / 3249000 / 4010555 / 4010666

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Usha Kiran Palace in Gwalior

Price: Above INR 7500 Phone: 7512444000

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Best Season To Visit

Best Season To Visit

The best time to visit Gwalior is from September to February.