Gwalior fort in india, Madhya Pradesh

In the fifteenth century Raja Mansingh built the Gwolior Fort at Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. It was constructed in sandstone on a 3 Km. long basalt hill, lies at a height of more than 90 metres from the plains. There are more than six gates to enter the fort.The fort consists of eight reservoirs, several palaces, temples, a mosque and other buildings. The atrium of the great Sas-Bahu temple, The Gujari Mahal and the Hathi Pole are some of the outstanding structures and excellent examples of Hindu architecture. During the first war of independence Tantia Topi was defeated by the British near this fort. Huge rock-cut Jaina statues of 15th century can be seen below the walls of the Fort.

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