Chaturbhuj Mandir

Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh

You’ll pass a 9th-century Vishnu shrine known as the Chaturbhuj Mandir before reaching the fourth gate on the eastern approach to Gwalior Fort.

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1. Lakshman Gate

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Probably dating from the 14th century, this is the fourth gate you pass through on the way up to Gwalior Fort from the east side.

2. Hindu Temple

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A small four-pillared Hindu temple to the hermit Gwalipa, after whom both fort and town are named.

3. State Protected Monuments

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Just north of the Man Singh Palace is the entrance to the ruins of the Vikram Mahal, Karan Mahal and other dilapidated palaces in the north of the fort…

4. Man Singh Palace

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This imperial-style palace, built by Tomar ruler Man Singh between 1486 and 1516, is definitely one of India's more quirkily decorated monuments: its…

5. Hathi Gate

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The fifth and final gate on the eastern path up to Gwalior Fort is the Hathi Gate, built in 1516, with its two tall towers. Through here you enter the…

7. Ganesh Gate

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The third of the surviving gates on the eastern approach to Gwalior Fort, built in the 15th century.

8. Badalgarh Gate


The second gate on the eastern approach to Gwalior Fort, named after Badal Singh, Man Singh’s uncle.