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Surya Mandir Gwalior

Surya Mandir, Gwalior is one of the important destinations in the historical city of Gwalior. Well revered among the Holy Places in Gwalior, Surya Mandir in Gwalior in India is thronged by numerous pilgrims and regular tourists every year. Indianholiday offers online travel guide on Surya Mandir, Gwalior. Having some of the best tourist spots like the Gwalior Fort, Man Mandir Palace, Sas Bahu Ka Mandir and Teli Ka Mandir, the city has a charm of its own.

The Surya Mandir, Gwalior or the Sun Temple was constructed in 1988 by G.D Birla, the famous industrialist of India. It is influenced by the famous Sun Temple at Konark in Orissa. The city of Gwalior dates back to the 8th century and has been witness to some of the greatest Rajput clans like the Prathiharas, the Kachwahs and the Tomars.

Stories go around that Maharaja Suraj Sen of the Kachwaha dynesty was down with a deadly disease and was cured by the hermit-saint Gwalipa. It was out of gratitude to him that Suraj Sen built the city of Gwalior.

The Surya Mandir, Madhya Pradesh is one of the new entrants into the list of the places of interest in Gwalior. The temple is one of the architectural wonders and has a beautiful sculpture of Lord Surya in the temple premises. Surya Temple, Gwalior has captivating exteriors which has been built of red sand stone.The temple interior has white marble and this adds to the exotic beauty of this marvelous creation.

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