Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh

The fort's modern, gold-topped gurdwara is dedicated to Sikh Guru Hargobind Singh, who was imprisoned in Man Singh Palace from 1617 to 1619.

Its entrance is from the north.

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Nearby Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh attractions

1. Teli ka Mandir

0.09 MILES

Used as a drinks factory and coffee shop by the British after the First War of Independence (Indian Uprising) of 1857, this 30m-high, 9th-century temple…

2. Scindia School


The Scindia School, a top Indian boys' boarding school, occupies most of the southern end of the Gwalior Fort plateau. It's not open to casual visitors.

3. Jain Rock Sculptures

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While there are sculptures carved into the rock at a few points around the fort, including on the way up from the Gwalior Gate, the most impressive is the…

4. Sasbahu Temples

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The Sasbahu, dating from the 9th to 11th centuries, are reminiscent of Central American Maya temples, with their dome- and pillar-covered roofs looking…

6. Urvai Gate

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The western gate to Gwalior Fort, built in the 13th century.

7. Gwalior Fort

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Stretched majestically along the top of a 3km-long plateau overlooking Gwalior, the fort is a dominant, unmissable sight, full of fascinating palaces,…