The historical city of Gwalior is located in the state of Madhya Pradesh. Gwalior was the royal capital of the Scindia dynastic until the formation of present India,. The magnificent mementoes of a glorious past have been preserved with care, making Gwalior an unique and timeless. This traditional city is one of the major attractions of Madhya Pradesh.
A new section of Gwalior has come into existence and is known as Lashkar. Lashkar lies at a distance of a few miles to the south of the old city. There can be observed exquisite palaces, splendid rock temples, elegant statues and white sandstone mosque all over Gwalior. The dominating and the most fascinating structure of the city of Gwalior is the Gwalior Fort.
With all the National festival local festivals like Nag-Panchmi, Shreenath Mahadji Maharaj Punyatithi, Gangaur, Teej, Gudi Padwa (Marathi New Year), Navratri, Durga Puja are celebrated with equal enthusiasm.
Gwalior also celebrates Rang Panchami quite differently. This festival is celebrated five days after Dulendi or Holi.
'Kite Festival' is organised on the day of Makar Sankranti (14 January) each year.
Gwalior is connected with regular flights from Delhi & Bhopal.RAIL
Gwalior is on the Central Railway's main Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Chennai lines. Among other major trains, the Shatabdi and the Taj Express connect Gwalior with Delhi and Agra daily.ROAD
Gwalior is connected by regular bus service with Agra (118kms), Delhi (317 kms), Chandigarh, Bhopal (423 kms), Indore, Jhansi (102 kms), Khajuraho, Jabalpur, Ujjain and Shivpuri (112 kms).