Top Historical Places in Gwalior

Are you looking to explore the history of Gwalior through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Gwalior including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Gwalior. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Gwalior ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Gwalior, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Gwalior for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Gwalior with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Gwalior Fort

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    Gwalior Fort

    Art And Culture, View Point, Historical Site, Architecture

    The Gwalior Fort is situated in the eastern part of the city of Gwalior. This whole Fort is divided into two main parts- The Gujari Mahal and the Man Mandir. These two parts are further divided into sub parts. The fort is built on a hillock which is a part of the Vindhyachal Range and is known as the Gopachal Hill. A beautiful small river flows near the fort which is called the Swarnarekha. Acc...Read more
  2. Jai Vilas Palace

    Art And Culture, Museum, Castle, Palace

    The Jaivilas Palace Gwalior  was a contribution of Maharaja Jayaji Rao Scindia. It stands as an example of the luxury and modern thinking of the king even in the 19th century who went beyond the traditional designs and made the whole palace in European styles of architecture. The main architect was Micheal Filose who was rewarded with a title of a knight. The main attraction here is the du...Read more
  3. Gujari Mahal Archeological Museum

    Art And Culture, Museum, History Museum, Architecture

    The Gujari Mahal was a gift of love from Maharaja Man Singh Tomar to his 9th consort, Mrignayani after he won her hand for marriage. The palace is within the Gwalior Fort premises but away from the main palace. Some say that the reason behind the separate palace was the Gujar Queen’s wish to have a palace with 24 hours water facility from the River Rai whereas some say that Mrignayani&rsq...Read more
  4. Ghaus Tomb And Samadhi Of Tansen

    Art And Culture, Historical Site, Architecture , Tomb

    Muhammad Ghaus Gwaliyari was a 16th century Sufi saint and is known for his mesmerizing compositions such as the Jawahir-i-Khamsa and the Bahr-al-Hayat. His fame and brilliance made him a famous mentor and two of his best students were Humayun and Tansen.. Humayun was the 2nd Mughal Emperor and Tansen was the musician of Akbar’s court and a gem among his ‘Navaratnas’. He is sa...Read more
  5. Gopachal Parvat


    The Gopachal Parvat is situated just around the part of the Gwalior Fort and is the abode of a fantastic collection of statues of Jain Digambara tirthankaras. All the statues were established here between 1398 and 1536. Kings of the Tomar dynasty including Veermadev, Dungar Singh and Kirti Singh are the people behind the construction of the whole place. The mountain is said to spread the messag...Read more
  6. Samadhi Of Rani Lakshmibai

    Memorial, Tomb

    The queen of Jhansi, Lakshmibai was the brave heart who shook the British Empire in their 1st battle with India. She and her women army fought like there was no tomorrow. They have been an example for all the youths and martyrs of India. The Samadhi or cupola is built in the campus of Phool Bagh in Gwalior. There stands a tall 8-metalled statue of the queen. Rani Lakshmibai while running from J...Read more