MUSEUMS IN GWALIOR

Jai Vilas Palace in Gwalior

Jai Vilas Palace of Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh was built in the year 1809, located in the new city of Gwalior. The palace was constructed to welcome the ‘Prince of Wales’ on his visit to the country. The magnificent white colored Jai Vilas Palace is an electric mix of contemporary style and traditional Indian motifs that creates a variable feast for the senses.
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Archaeological Museum, Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh)

Gwalior is named after a hermit "Gwalip" who is said to have cured Raja Suraj Sen from leprosy during his hunting pursuit at the fort. The place was known as Gopagiri or Gopadri and later got corrupted to Gwaliawar or Gwalior. A shrine dedicated to saint Gwalip is also seen located between the Ganesha gate and Laxmana gate on the eastern side of the fort.
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