Parts of Gwalior

The Gwalior city of Madhya Pradesh is made up of three regions. The names of these three parts of Gwalior are Morar, Old Town and Lashkar. All these three regions of the city have their own identities. These places also have a number of tourist attractions, particularly Old Town and Lashkar. Some information about these three divisions of Gwalior is given below.

Morar is one of the sections of Gwalior and is widely known as the green area of Gwalior. This is because it consists of a number of rural sites. It was once a complete town in itself. This part of the city is situated around 3 miles away towards the east of the region called Old City. This place has a number of places of interest like the Sun temple.

The Old Town is one of the Gwalior divisions, which stands towards the north of the renowned Gwalior Fort. This place houses a couple of historical monuments, which make it one of the most sought-after places of the city. Some major attractions for the tourists at the Old City are the tomb of Mohammad, the Ghaus Jami Masjid and the tomb of Tansen.

Lashkar is one of the parts of Gwalior, which is located few kilometers away towards the south of the well known Gwalior Fort. The Old Town was built in 1809 by the renowned Daulat Rao Scindia. This part of Gwalir has a couple of attractions for the tourists. Some of the prominent attractions of this region are the Moti Mahal, the Jai Vilas Palace and the Rani of Jhansi Memorial.

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Last Updated on 16th Oct 2012