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A city brimming with great history and melodic music, Gwalior holds an important place in the heart of incredible India. It is dotted with plain and hilly landscapes which transform into a lush green carpet as the monsoon approaches. Gwalior is best known for its imposing hilltop fort, which was famously described as 'The pearl amongst fortresses in India'. The city stands as the testimony of dynasties that ruled over the decades. 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 taste and popularity in Hindustani Classical Sangeet, and has retained Indian traditions and the wealth of music intact over the years. The Gwalior Gharana is one of the oldest and prominent Khayal Gharanas. Legendary musicians like Tansen and Baiju Bawara belonged to Gwalior and sang for the royal court of Gwalior.
The melody of classical Indian music can be best witnessed in Tansen Samaroh which is organised to pay a tribute to the legendary musician and a master of classical music, Tansen. The soul-stirring performances bring the evening alive. The aim is to celebrate the true essence of music and enjoy the melody that comes with each unique performance during the festival. Every year, the event is being organised from 26th- 30th Dec at different venues of Gwalior.
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The Bateshwar temples are a cluster of almost 200 mini grandeurs made of sandstone, devoted to lords Shiva and Vishnu.
Gopachal Parvat carries splendid rock-cut statues of Jain Tirthankars. The largest idol, of Bhagwan Parshwanath on a lotus, is the largest statue (cut from a single stone) in the world!
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Gwalior Fort is an 8th century fort that is perched on top of a steep, unscalable rock outcrop overlooking the city. It is popularly called "the Gibraltar of India".
The beautiful palace boasts of several unique items from the private collection of the erstwhile rulers of Gwalior.?
Unusual decorations like a frieze of yellow ducks, and mosaic tiling of elephants, tigers and crocodiles in blue, yellow and green give Man Singh Palace its alternative identity of Chit Mandir (Painted Palace).
The Parliament House in New Delhi is believed to have been inspired from the circular design and architectural intricacies of the Mitawali temple, which is 37 KMs from Gwalior.
Graciously guarded by a lion and lioness, the Padavli fortress, 35 KMs from Gwalior also has a temple that once served as a divine place to worship Lord Shiva.
This Museum of Music has been set up in the ancestral house of Ustad Hafiz Ali Khan. It houses instruments and photographs of the past masters of Indian classical music, giving music lovers an opportunity to understand the evolution of the art.
The Surya Mandir or Sun Temple is one of the most spectacular temples as well as an architectural wonder in Gwalior. As the name suggests, the temple is dedicated to the holy Sun God
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Indulge in international cuisine at our all-day restaurant, Indish. Sit down to a hot breakfast to begin your day. After meetings and sightseeing, you can recharge with a globally inspired lunch or dinner.
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The best time to visit Gwalior is from September to February.