Shahastrabahu Temple, Gwalior

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Must see · Religious Site · Tourist Spot
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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  • These two temples are so beautiful that one one can keep staring for hours. Temple seems to be vandalised by Muslims in past who defaced the idols and shikhar of it. There is no murti in the main...  more »
  • Well this is combination of two temples , Actual name is "SAHASTRA BAHU MANDIR" (GWALIOR) and easy and easy and common name is SAAS BAHU MANDIR Must Have - Water Bottle, Caps and ease shoes...  more »
  • Out of the world architecture
  • Nice place to visit .... Love the architect old and heritage... Maintained good ... Loved it

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