A well known city in Madhya Pradesh, Gwalior is a popular tourist spot. It is one of the populated urban settlements in India. Gwalior is known for its rich historical significance and has a rich heritage and culture. Hundreds of people come to Gwalior for a wide range of purposes.
Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh is a major region in the Gird region of North India. The administrative headquarters of the Gwalior district and Gwalior division is located in the city. The history of the city dates back to the 8th century AD.
Like other parts of central India, the climate of Gwalior is mainly mild. The summer months are hot while the winter months are cool and dry. Rainfall is moderate. The most suitable time for going to Gwalior is between the months of October and March. The weather in this part of the year is mild with scanty rainfall.
Gwalior is a popular tourist spot and as such there are plenty of points of interest in the city. The city is home to a number of forts, castles, temples and historical and religious monuments. Plenty of sightseeing tours are available to these places. Some popular tourist attractions in Gwalior are:
- Gwalior Fort
- Man Mandir
- The Sas-Bahu temples
- Tomb of Mohammad Ghaus
- Tomb Tansen
Gwalior is also known to have a very good folk culture and is the home for various traditional dances like Ahiri Dance, Baredi or Yadav dance, Saharia Dance, Lur dance and Dul-Dul Ghori dance. Apart from these, one can also listen to a wide range of folk music performances.
Gwalior is easily accessible through various modes of transportation. The city is served by a domestic airport which links it various cities like Indore, Bhopal and Jabalpur. The railway network also connects the city with other parts of the country. Road transport is also well developed.