Snuggled in the heart of Madhya Pradesh, the beautiful city of Gwalior enjoys an interesting appeal to visitors. The city’s old world charm, historical monuments and progressive development go side by side alluring visitors. Blessed with fine examples from history, this city is a unique and timeless example of a glorious past waiting to be explored.
Gwalior's history has roots in a legend. In the 8th century, a local chief by the name of Suraj Sen was critically ill and was cured by a hermit called Gwalipa. In gratitude, he fulfilled the wish of building a city which he named after the saint. Since then the city has a tradition of being a capital city.
Gwalior holds an unparalleled reputation in Sangeet, and has retained Indian traditions and the wealth of music intact over the years. The Gwalior Gharana is one of the oldest Khayal Gharanas and the one to which most classical Indian musicians can trace the origin of their style. Legendary musicians like Tansen and Baiju Bawara belonged to Gwalior.
With embracing structures like royal palaces, sandstone mosques, rock temples and magnificent statues, Gwalior cares for its majestic tradition of the yesteryears. You have to visit this city for a glorious peak into the past.
Gwalior airport is located at a distance of 8 km from the heart of the city. It is well connected to all major cities. Private taxis are easily available outside the airport
Gwalior railway station is located in the heart of the city. It is well connected to all major cities and towns in India. Private taxis are available outside the station for onward journeys
Gwalior is well connected by roads to all major cities in India. You can easily get regular cabs to Gwalior from other major cities of the country
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