Where is Gwalior Fort located?

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Anonymous User asked 24-Jan-2018 in Fort and Heritage Sites by Anonymous User

Where is Gwalior Fort located?

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Saddiya  Anwar answered 28-Jan-2020 by Saddiya Anwar

The Gwalior Fort was considered to be as 'the pearl amongst fortresses in India' by Mughal emperor Babur. It is one of the most mysterious fortresses located in the entire northern and southern India due to which it is must visit destination. It is situated on the top of a vast rocky mountain near Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh in central India, this impeccable structure dominates the entire city of Gwalior.  

Where is Gwalior Fort located?
An inseparable part of the identity and architecture of the city, evidence suggests that it has been around since sixth Century.
Where is Gwalior Fort located?
The most interesting fact which is associated with it is that it is the place where the second oldest reference of the number 'zero' has been found in the form of a carving inside a temple on the top of the fort.
The establishment of this prestigious fort took place in two parts, in two different time periods due to which this architectural marvel has an intriguing history attached to it. It has passed from the possession of one dynasty to the other, multiple times. The entire fort complex is well structured and includes temples, water tanks and palaces such as Man Mandir, the Gujari, the Jahangir, the Karan, and the Shah Jahan.

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