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Living in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh:
Tips for Moving and Visiting

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If you've been wondering what it's like to live in or visit Gwalior, the Crowdsourced Explorer community can help. We asked 13 people living in Gwalior what someone who is considering moving to or visiting there should know. Here are their pros and cons, tips, and advice:

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The city has beautiful and ancient architecture in the form of fort and Jai Vilas Palace. Try to come in between July to February.

Mukul Singhal, says: 2023

It is a low paced city with heritage sites and temples.

Mitali, says: 2023

If someone plans to visit my city, Gwalior, he should consider downloading Hindi translation package in mobile as most of public transport drivers does not understand English. They get their food packed from a nice and clean place, there are many shops and restaurants here but most of them are either not clean or the quality of food is not up to the mark.

Sanavi, says: 2020

Gwalior has ancient architecture in the form of Gwalior Fort, with all the history and mystery that it carries with it. Apart from that, it has the exceptional Sun Temple, the visit of which gives nothing but all positive vibes. It is famous for beautiful mixture of modern and traditional exhilarating wildlife. The food you’ll have here might drive you back here, which you won’t be able to resist. The famous Tansen Tomb in the memory of the talented and well-known musician is built here.

Agnishikha, says: 2020

Be ready to deal with the pollution and traffic jams. Apart from these, everything is great. There is a fort, there is a palace. You will never get bored here. People are kind and tolerant.

Gwalior has a lot of greenery, it has a lot of parks and places. The marketplaces and malls are nearby and living here is affordable. My city offers a lot of opportunities for jobs and have some of the best colleges in India. The tourism college and performing arts are the speciality.

Kamlesh, says: 2020

Hindi language to deal with local people as most people are not comfortable in other languages so to communicate with them and to ease your trip know Hindi although guides are available. It is a historical city and has many forts and palaces to know about.

Archana, says: 2020

Gwalior is a city in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It’s known for its palaces and temples. Gwalior is famous for its stunning natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. Gwalior is best known for its imposing hilltop fort, which was famously described as ‘the pearl among fortresses in India’.

Hareesh, says: 2020

Gwalior is the jewel of Madhya Pradesh. It has historical times. There are many visiting places like Maharaj Bada, Sun Temple, Tombs and Scindia Palace, and Gwalior fort. one can enjoy these places and have fun. There are many bazaars like Patankar Bazaar and Sarafa Bazaar in Lashkar. all these places are easy.

Keshav, says: 2020

Gwalior is a city of beautiful palace and is famous for its food. It also has many temples which are considered in the biggest temples of India. Each year over 10,000 visitors visit Gwalior to see its versatile beauty it also has many parks and have the best food across.

Bhavatharini, says: 2020

Greetings. If moving to Gwalior know living here is quite cheaper than other cities. There are various places to visit on weekends such as, The Scindia Fort, Sun Temple, Museum and Gardens. The city also has an industrial area known as Malanpur where you can even apply for a job.

Prabhakar, says: 2020

Ancient Fort, Scindia palace, delicious sweets including Gajak and Peda and morning poha jalebi breakfast everyone should at least have on his or her visit to Gwalior. Tighra Dam, Ancient Temples, Specifically arranged markets and nights with your friend group at fort can make visit fulfilled. Beautiful architecture can also be seen here.

Madhusudhan, says: 2020

He/she is considering that, there will be extreme summer, first to get an air conditioner for the room in which they will be staying, there will be mosquito problem they have to experience so bring mosquito repellent to save them self from mosquitoes. There will be conveyance problem, there is very low capacity of taxi and all.

Kavisha, says: 2020

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