Shahastrabahu Temple, Gwalior

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The magnificent twin-temple complex of Shahastrabahu Temple displays rare architectural brilliance with masterfully carved facades. Built in 1092 on a 32x22 m (104 x 72 ft) base, the temple sits on the banks of lotus-covered Lake Bagela, offering a scenic view of the city of Gwalior. Not in use for worship, the site offers serenity without rituals or festivities. Roam around freely and admire the masterfully carved edifice, including idols of Saraswati, Brahma, and the 1,000-armed Lord Vishnu. Enhance your visit by hiring a guide on site to explain the images and painstakingly restored architecture. Add Shahastrabahu Temple to your Gwalior travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Gwalior trip planner .
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  • Located near the Gwalior Fort, this temple has beautiful architectural design. It has explicitly carved idols of Lord Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva at the entrance. Also called as twin temples.  more »
  • We stopped thanks to our driver while we were on the way to Udaipur, the stop deserves because the temple dedicated to Vishnu is really special with its beautiful bas-reliefs, all around green fields.
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  • Awesome place,really clean. The structures are beautiful with great architecture. Just don't visit during peak hours or on holidays if u just want to sit and enjoy the place and the beautiful view in peace. Ticket price is nominal rs25. U can get tickets from the ticket counter near mansingh palace.... Love it
  • Awesome place,really clean. The structures are beautiful with great architecture. Just don't visit during peak hours or on holidays if u just want to sit and enjoy the place and the beautiful view in peace. Ticket price is nominal rs25. U can get tickets from the ticket counter near mansingh palace.
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