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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  • 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 »
  • This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The architecture is the same as that found in the various Hindu and Jain temples in this area particularly Khajuraho area. The eye to detail is mind boggling.....  more »
  • Out of the world architecture
  • Nice place to visit .... Love the architect old and heritage... Maintained good ... Loved it

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