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.
Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh
Nearby Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh attractions
1. Chaturbhuj Mandir
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.
2. Hindu Temple
A small four-pillared Hindu temple to the hermit Gwalipa, after whom both fort and town are named.
3. State Protected Monuments
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
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
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…
6. Ganesh Gate
The third of the surviving gates on the eastern approach to Gwalior Fort, built in the 15th century.
7. Archaeological Survey of India Museum
Built by the British as a hospital and jail, this small museum now houses a ho-hum collection of Gwalior-area antiquities.
8. Badalgarh Gate
The second gate on the eastern approach to Gwalior Fort, named after Badal Singh, Man Singh’s uncle.