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Gwalior Travel Guide

Gwalior has a long tradition of being a capital city, from the time of its establisment in the 8 century AD until the independence of India, when the Scindias had their royal seat here. Many fine examples from history are preserved here ....

Gwalior's has a long tradition of being a capital city, from the time of its establisment in the 8 century AD until the independence of India, when the Scindias had their royal seat here. Many fine examples from history are preserved here, making this city a unique and timeless example of a glorious past . Gwalior's history can be traced back to a legend. In the 8th century, a local chief called Suraj Sen was critically ill, he was cured by a hermit called Gwalipa, and in gratitude founded a city which he named after the saint. This new city, over the years, the crucible of great rulers and with each one of them the city gained new dimensions. Warrior kings, poets and musicians, making it a city renowned throughout the country.

The city is also known as the birthplace of Tansen. Tourist at this place can see numbers of amazing palaces, sacred temples and museums. Tourists from all over the world visit the place to explore the rich heritage of this former princely state which include a sandstone mosque, rock temples and fabulous statues that carries influences of the rich past and tradition of this place. The amazing fort of Gwalior is a highlight and leaves travellers spellbound and compels them to visit the place again and again. The Mughal Emperor Akbar is also known to have organized hunting parties near Gwalior.

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Is there any nice hotel near Balajipuram?

Are the available auto Gwalior railway station to sarada bazar Gwalior after 10 pm?

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Deepti Katare

yes easely n Gwalior is a very safe city n u can also book ola auto

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What will be checkout time for hotel surya if I check in early morning?

Is there any hotel in Gwalior that allows local id?

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Rahul Bhadoriya

depends on the confidence and geature shown at the time check in

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Please suggest some train from Gwalior to Jammu.

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Rishab

jhelum express

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Want a premium hotel which allows early morning check in at around 6-7am. Please suggest.

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Manvendra Baish

Shalimar Deluxe and Sangam hotel

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What is the distance between railway station to Sonalika hotel?

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Hariom Verma

What is the bus fair from Bhopal to Gwalior?

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Manish

Road in bad condition opt for train. save time and money

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Please suggest hotel where we can meet local person in room.

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Amit Tiwari

bhaai...kis se milna hai...

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How to book train tickets?

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Shrankhla Jadon

paytm or IRCTC

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