#Zoo in Gwalior
This is one of the most lively and beautiful zoological parks of Madhya Pradesh. Its main attractions include Jamuna, 3 white tigers, serpents, golden pheasants, sambhar, hyena, bison, and others.
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"One of the best place to visit in Gwalior for kids as well as for adults. The greenery and animals in the Gwalior zoo can help you to make your day best."
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"Gandhi Prani Udhyan is a great place for spending beautiful time with your friends and family... the maintenance of the Udhyan is good and a very nice place for children.."
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"Good place for spending time in sweetness, but air pollution shows its colors over serenity"
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"If you love animals then its your destination in Gwalior. Good place to hang out with family or friends & kids. They good number of animals. You can spend your whole evening here."
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"Gwalior is the best"
Other exciting places to visit in Gwalior
Gopchal Parvat is a series of rock cut sculptures that have been carved from the mountain side which one can see whilst driving up the hill to Gwalior Fort. The first thing that strikes anyone is the enormity of the size of the carved structures and the sheer difficulty faced by the artisans and masons to achieve this magnificent feat in the 1400s during the reign of Tomar dynasty. You would be spellbound by these massive Jain carving on the mountain hillock. Some of the carving have been defaced during the Mughal occupation of Gwalior.
Gwalior Fort is an 8th-century hill fort near Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, central India. The fort consists of a defensive structure and two main palaces, Gurjari Mahal and Man Mandir, built by Man Singh Tomar.
Saas Bahu Temple
Built in the 9th century, the Saas Bahu temple attracts tourists and devotees alike. Contrary to what the name suggests, the Saas Bahu Temple does not mean Saas( mother-in-law) and bahu(daughter-in-law) but is rather a short form of Shastra Bahu, another name of Lord Vishnu.
Gujari Mahal Museum
Gujari Mahal is situated inside of the Gwalior fort, even bird eye view can be seen from the fort itself. This is a museum maintained by Archeological survey of India. The museum has many ancient statues on display which demonstrates the richness of art in this part of medieval India.
Tomb of Tansen
The mausoleum of one of Akbar's navratnas or 'nine gems', the poet 'Tansen'. The stonework at this mausoleum is exemplary and it has become a shrine of sorts with people offering prayers at designated times
Jai Vilas Mahal
Jai Vilas Palace was constructed by Maharaja Jayaji Rao Scindia in 1874 at a cost of Rs. 1 crore. It is a fine example of European architecture, designed and built by Sir Michael Filose. A combination of architectural styles, the first storey is Tuscan, the second Italian-Doric and the third Corinthian. The area of the Jai Vilas palace is 12,40,771 square feet and it is particularly famous for its large Durbar Hall. The interior of the Durbar Hall is decorated with gilt and gold furnishings and adorned with a huge carpet and gigantic chandeliers. It is 100 feet long, 50 feet wide and 41 feet in height.
Tomb of Mohammad Ghaus
Located in a congested area of the city of Gwalior, this monument is a notified Archaeological site. This mausoleum exhibits typical Mughal architecture. The intricate carvings, both on the exterior and the interior, are a sight to behold.
Birla Sun Temple
Surya Mandir or Sun Temple in Gwalior is an exact replica of the famous Sun Temple of Konark, Orissa. It is a famous pilgrimage spot in Gwalior, dedicated to the Sun God. It is situated near the residency of Morar and is one of the newly built temples in the city.
Teli Ka Mandir, Gwalior
Teli ka Mandir is a Hindu temple located within the Gwalior Fort in Madhya Pradesh, India. Dedicated to the god Vishnu, it has been dated to between the 8th and 11th centuries AD. It is both the loftiest and oldest surviving structure within the fort. Teli ka Mandir combines the Nagara and Dravida styles of architecture and shows influences of Buddhist architecture. The temple has a rectangular plan and is mounted by a barrel vault with the walls containing empty niches surmounted by tall pediments. The oblong, vaulted roof derives from the influence of Buddhist chaitya architecture and bears resemblance to the Vaital Deul in Bhubaneshwar.
Located in the outskirts of city Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, is this lovely picnic spot which supplies water in this region. People in groups of all the ages can be seen here, Street food is also available here, so you need not bother yourself with the food issue. There is also a resting place owned by the Government of India, so you can get the bookings done if you are looking for overnight stay at this place to capture the rising Sun. Cool breeze, water, cool and calm surroundings, all this makes it a perfect picnic spot to hang out.