Gwalior tour plan was in mind for a long time and I have seen many blogs regarding the Gwalior tour. Explore Family-Friendly Tourist Attractions in Gwalior (2023). How to travel to Gwalior so we decided we need to book our train tickets for Gwalior and make some new YouTube vlogs. Unexpectedly I Planned it. So Final day of my train Exploring Family-Friendly Tourist Attractions in Gwalior (2023)was the Taj Express I was supposed to catch a train at around 07:30 a.m. from my train station.
I had a misconception about the time when I reached the train station My train left the train staiton one hour prior the moment shocked me I got confused about the timing hotel was pre-booked I booked it through makemytrip.com.But they refused to cancel it so suddenly I requested a a date change. They did it at an extra cost I got my preferred new date of travel. immediately rebooked my train tickets for the same station.
It was 03rd July 2023 and I booked my son’s tickets too We both started by catching the train from the same train station boarded the train on time taking extra precautions and reached early to catch the train on time It took around 05 hours to reach once we reached Gwalior train station we took an auto to our hotel Raddison Gwalior It was a business hotel quite a beautiful nice one with full luxury we enjoyed Then I started working on my task.
One of my friends from local Gwalior visited me and we were excited to visit Gwalior Fort and local places for sightseeing in Gwalior We started around 3:30 p.m. for Gwalior Fort It was too hot and Gwalior Fort was at a height it takes around 02 hours to complete the entire palace It’s like a rocky hills fort on the hilltop. We have hired a tourist guide to understand the basics of this palace.
- 1 Family-Friendly Tourist Attractions in Gwalior
- 2 Introduction
- 3 Scenic Splendor: Gwalior’s Man Mandir Palace
- 4 4. Enchanting Sound and Light Show
- 5 Suraj Kund: The Tale of a Sacred Reservoir
- 6 Gwalior Zoo: A Day in the Animal Kingdom
- 7 Scindia Museum: Where History Comes Alive
- 8 Sas Bahu Temples: Architectural Marvels for All
- 9 FAQs
- 10 Conclusion;
Family-Friendly Tourist Attractions in Gwalior
Gwalior tried to reply to our answers so we purchased entry tickets for the monument entry around Rs 200 per adult and moved inside Our guide was an expert and immediately started explaining about Fort Gwalior It’s a huge fort The history of Gwalior Fort belongs to the Hindu Rajpoot king. The Gwalior Fort is on the top of the hill in Madhya Pradesh. This fort existed in the 10th century standing on the steep mass of sandstones it is the most important monument It has been the scene of momentous events, imprisonment during the battle of Jauhars.
There are so many statues of Jains carved on the rock face wall of the fort. history of Gwalior was traced to the 8th century AD is planted in,
Suraj Sen was suffering from a fatal disease and was cured by the sage saint Gwalipa.
Man Singh Tomar was the raja of this Gwalior fort he ruled the place for nearly 30 years This fort was a very lengthy fort built by Raja Man Singh and he made many temples but Raja Man Singh was killed by the Delhi Sultan and finally fort fell into the hands of the Delhi Sultan.
The Britishers finally defeated the Marathas suffering around 800 men killed, wounded, or missing. The Marathas were estimated to lost 3000 to 4000 men. Maharaja Shivaji Rao and government official in the British Raj, he was the ruling maharaja from 1925 till 1947.
Rani Laxmi bai died while fighting in Gwalior on 18th June 1858 at the age of 23 she was a brave shoulder. Gwalior was captured by the Britishers. When I went inside the palace of Gwalior there were so many big places inside for raja and maharanis to stay to take a bath its a royal treatment that was supposed to be enjoyed by the king their children and the palace caretakers so much music was organized in the evening session, taking care of cold and hot air to keep the palace warm and cold for Raja and maharani. when we went deep inside the palace we came to know about the real story of this palace.
A brief overview of Gwalior’s historical and cultural significance
Why Gwalior is an ideal destination for family vacations: As we know Gwalior is located on an Asan river This dam is an ideal place for picnics for tourists and local people spend the best time with family and friends. We can keep our trip short with a day tour plan You can travel by car, by bike by tempoo traveler depending on your family size a group, or individual tour plan. historical significance.
The first dynasty was King Suraj Sen, the second dynasty was Fatihara Gujar third dynasty was Man Singh the fourth dynasty was Grand Lodhi, the fifth was Mughal, Last was Sindhiya and Britishers. many things to do here If you need to know about the culture of Gwalior the best way to learn is inside the fort.
Scenic Splendor: Gwalior’s Man Mandir Palace
Highlighting the palace’s captivating design and royal heritage the design of the building is in Hindu style because it was developed by Hindu Raja Man Singh. Raja Man Singh palace Raja bodyguard rooms start at the entry gate there is an iron pole small for tying up Raja Man Singh’s elephant Raja sits on the elephant for Shikar. That is why this stand is made accordingly from 1486 till 1516. What a great time it was. Let’s go inside the palace of Raja Man Singh The design of the wall is Hindu architecture The design was so good.
We are in the middle of the room which was made for 08 queens who used to learn music here as we see 08 strands all the queens used to learn music from beju baba the musician who used to teach music to queens and the 09 th queen used to stay at the bottom of the place Gujiri mahal. Once we cross the music room then comes Rajas dewanae khas courtyard.
Deewana khas and dewanae am were Developed to sit the general people and main guests. Some symbols are related to the raja peacock and baby elephant designs reflect the symbol of the Indian Hindu raja. So many sunflowers were on the palace walls which made the palace more special,
Next comes the painting room so many people used to make paintings and see designs like Tulsi Rudraksha and Vishnu Chakra. We are now at the temple Shiv temple There were so many diamonds in this temple, The significance was three tunnels for Agra bypass Sikri bypass, and Jhansi pass . to save the Raja and Rani a secret way to escape from the palace.
4. Enchanting Sound and Light Show
Delving into the mesmerizing sound and light show at Gwalior. Fort Showcasing how it engages and educates visitors of all ages. This light and sound show reflects the cultural aspects of the Gwalior fort and details how Raja Man Singh used to stay in this palace and how functioned, his entire riyasat. The personal aspect of their living and style of living life about the Gwalior city who ruled this state
How long they ruled here is a complete story about the Gwalior fort and its establishment.
Suraj Kund: The Tale of a Sacred Reservoir
Discovering the mythological significance of Suraj Kund. Family-oriented experiences like picnicking and boating in Suraj Kund’s name reflect it as one of the well-known historical and architectural attractions in this city.We have one Suraj Kund in Faridabad also. The Word kund means a reservoir or a big pond The Sun god Suraj Kund’s design reflects various shrines and temples it is a place of religious significance and more often people come down so many stairs to fetch water.
Gwalior Zoo: A Day in the Animal Kingdom
Discussing interactive exhibits and educational opportunities location of the Zoo is at Italian Garden Road and Phool Bagh Lashkar road, This zoo is also known as Gandhi Zoo. It is a small zoo with some animals and reptiles snakes, leopards, hippopotamus, etc. It opens at 08 a.m. and closes at 03 p.m. per adult ticket cost is Rs 20/-.
Splashing Fun at Tighra DamShow-casing the recreational offerings at Tighra Dam. It’s a very special place 23 km from the Gwalior picnic spot Nowadays days the government has developed this dam as a tourist spot for people who are coming from outside Madhya Pradesh Foreign nationals can visit such places to enjoy their time and make good memories with them.
Scindia Museum: Where History Comes Alive
Family-oriented guided tours and hands-on displays very important place I love this place this is jai Vilas Palace entry tickets to this museum are Rs 300 but everyone must visit this place It comprises so many sculptures, their way of living, style of bedding, drawing room cutlery used by their ancestor’s marvelous things side to I can just see some of the glimpses of pistols, and guns,
How warriors dress up their local tradition about the vehicle used the kings and queens. You can find the details and family history of the Scindia family their ancestor’s lifestyle living conditions how gracefully they enjoyed their life. The latest Mp Jyotirrajya Scindia is still there, His family memories and his ancestor’s memories are still in this museum. More Such places like
Sas Bahu Temples: Architectural Marvels for All
Unraveling the intricate carvings and history of Sas Bahu Temples. How these temples provide an enriching experience for family, Sun Temple: A Spiritual Sojourn. Exploring the serene ambiance of Gwalior’s Sun, Scenic Rail Museum.
Gopachal Parvat: A Trek into TranquilityDiscovering the natural beauty and tranquility of Gopachal Parvat Family trekking, photography opportunities, and scenic views,
Ambedkar Park Tansen’s Tomb: A Melodic Memorial Discovering the legacy of Tansen and his tomb. Family interest in music, history, and cultural heritage Food Adventures in Gwalior: Family Delights. Highlighting local cuisine and family-friendly eateries Must-try dishes and culinary experiences for all ages.
Is Gwalior suitable for a family vacation?
Yes, Gwalior is an amazing place to stay for a long weekend because, many places to visit here in Gwalior minimum three-night stay is feasible, you should take your own time and visit Gwalior for a longer period so that you can watch maximum sightseeing you can cover with your family. Book your package tour with an instant travel tour company that you can trust and share your tour details accordingly, We Will share the quotation.
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What are the must-visit historical sites in Gwalior?
Gwalior Fort, Jai Villas Palace, Tiger Dam, Sun Temple, Gwalior Zoo, etc SAS Bahu temple, Suraj Kund, scenic rail museum, Tansen tomb, etc. so many places to visit in Gwalior.
Are there accommodations that cater to families in Gwalior?
Yes, so many hotel options are available in the 5-star category. We have options like Hotel Raddison, Usha Kiran, 4-star hotels, and 3-star hotels. How can I make the most of my family’s visit to Gwalior?. As much as you can, the best time will be in October till April, then long weekends are the ideal time to visit Gwalior.
What are some family-friendly dining options in the city?
Firangi restaurant is the best option available in Gwalior It’s in the Raddison Hotel city center. Chinese options, vegetarian options, and non-vegetarian options are available.
Gwalior vlog I am happy to make this travel vlog for the people who are willing to explore Gwalior in the surrounding area near New Delhi. Gwalior can be a very good option very simple steps for this tour take Shatabdi from New Delhi. Book one hotel for two nights in Gwalior Book one taxi for the city tour to make your tour memorable.
One it will cost you just Rs 10999/- per couple! 3-star hotel Rs 15999/- 4-star hotel option you can share your details on our email ID to make your tour a memorable one. The main attractions places in Gwalior are Gwalior Fort, Raja Man Singh temple, Sas Bahu Temple, Zoo, etc many sites and monuments to see. Gwalior city is a small city but beautiful city.
It is generally famous for Chambal ki Ghati which is still there so many movie shooting happen here in Chambal ki Ghati but in my opinion, you must visit Gwalior you will find a fantastic history of this place Many thanks to you guys for going through my travel vlog. Kindly post your comments. Thank you.
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