HISTORICAL PLACES IN GWALIOR

Sun Temple

A newly built temple dedicated to the Sun god, the Sun Temple is located near residency at Morar, Gwalior. It is a facsimile of the famous Sun temple of Konark, Orissa and now this sun temple is one among the significant pilgrimage centers in Gwalior.
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About Fort

This fort is situated at Gopachal, nearly 100m above the town of Gwalior. It’s width ranges from nearly 1km, to less than 200m. The walls, which encircle the fort, are solid and nearly 10m high. In places the cliff overhangs and elsewhere it has been clipped to make it steep and hence unscalable. It earned the reputation of being North and Central India's most impregnable fort. Babur described the fort as, “The pearl amongst fortresses in India”.
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Gujari Mahal in Gwalior

Gujari Mahal The 15th century Gujari Mahal is a monument to the love of Raja Mansingh Tomar for his intrepid Gujar Queen, Mrignayani. Gujar tribal separating two buffaloes locked in combat. The captivated king won her consent to becoming his ninth queen after fulfilling her two demands ? that he build her a separate palace, and have a canal dug to bring the water of her village Rai, for her everyday use.
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Mohammad Ghaus

SUFI SANT MOHD.GHOS Hazart Mohd.Ghos is at the highest peak amongst Sufis in connection with Salaries of Middle era of India. In his time he was being addressed as Ghos. Mohd Ghos is author of many books of which ” GULZARE ABRAR” is very famous.This great Darvesh was born on 6th Rajab Friday 907 hij..
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Gopachal Parvat

Situated on the mountainous terrain at the slopes of Gwalior Fort, Gopachal Parvat contains unique statues of Jain Tirthankaras.The idol of Lord Parshvanath seated on lotus (carved out of a single stone) is the largest in the world, towering at 47 feet in height and 30 feet in breadth. A series of 26 Jain statues in a single line makes a pictorial appeal to the eyes.
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Gurudwara

Gurudwara Data Bandhi Chhod was built in the memory of 6th Sikh Guru named Guru Hargobind Singh. It is located in the Gwalior fort. On the hilly slopes of Gwalior fort one can see Gopachal Parvat which has unique statues of Jain Tirthankars. It also has the worlds largest idol of Bhagwan Parshwanath which is sculptured out of a single stone piece. It is 47 feet high and 30 feet wide. It is accompanied by a series of 26 Jain statues
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Man Mandir Palace

Built between 1486 and 1517 by Raja Mansingh.The tiles that once adorned its exterior have not survived , but at the entrance , traces of these still remain. Within the palace rooms stand bare, stripped of their former glory, testifying to the passing of the centuries.
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Sas-Bahu temple

The invincible Gwalior Fort houses within its premises a large number of palaces & temples. One such significant temple is the Sas Bahu Temple of Gwalior.

Though most people associate the name of the twin Sas-Bahu temple with the age-old Indian relation of Mother-in-law (Sas) & Daughter-in-law (Bahu), the actual legend suggests a different theory.
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