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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

Which are the popular places to explore around Gwalior?

Mercy Jacob DEC 10 2012
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Even though Gwalior has a lot in store for you when you go visiting to this ever-inviting city, you may also try crossing the boundaries of the city and venture outwards. Here are some of our picks that you can explore around Gwalior.

  • Tighra Dam

    Located about 23 kilometres away from Gwalior, Tighra Dam creates a freshwater reservoir on the shores of the Chambal River, and is crucial for the supply of water to the city of Gwalior. The dam is an engineering marvel and is 24 metres high at its crest, and 1341 m long. It is recommended site for picnic excursions, given its picturesque settings. The most convenient to travel to the place is by a bus.

  • Pawaya

    Situated about 68 kilometres from Gwalior, the city of Pawaya is an ideal retreat for the residents and tourists alike for the weekends. It boasts of a number of sightseeing marvels including life-size statue of Chaksha Manibhadra which dates back to the 1st century A.D. The city holds in its bosom the heritage of ancient dynasties such as the Nag and the Paramar dynasty. Some remarkable sites that you should check out are Doomeshwar Mahadev Temple and Chambal Ghariyal Sanctuary.

  • Dev Kho

    Dev Kho is situated about 16 km away from Gwalior and is a lovely retreat for nature-lovers. A multitude of species of birds and animals can be spotted here. Dev Kho also boasts of a beautiful temple perched on a hilltop which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This place can be reached most conveniently through a bus or a cab.

So, what are you waiting for? The environs of Gwalior and its neighbours are waiting with open arms to welcome you.

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