Narwar, Madhya Pradesh 473880, India
About Narwar Fort
Narwar Fort is situated atop a hill, at Narwar in Shivpuri, which stands on a steep scarp of the Vindhya Range. Kachwaha Rajputs are said to have built. The architecture of the fort and palaces is basically Rajput in style. The fort when they occupied Narwar in the 10th century. Outside the walled town are memorial pillars of the Tomar chiefs. Now the descendant of narwar fort is Narauni Rajputs.
Attractions near Narwar Fort
Madikheda Dam is a multipurpose structure. This is a 60 MW Hydropower project Dam built upon the Sindh River, a tributary of the Yamuna River. This is a good picnic spot in this area with its picturesque location and the serene surroundings. This is not only a power project but also a water source for those local areas.
This is a wildlife sanctuary established in Gwalior in 1981. the sanctuary has a significant population of the Indian Bustard. The sanctuary also houses a lot of other animals also. There are also so many interesting things in and around the sanctuary.
Bir Singh Palace also called as Datia Palace. The speciality of this palace is that it is of 7 floors. However, neither member from the royal family did ever live here. The founder of the Datia State in Bundelkhand - Maharaj Birsingh Deo Build many such 52 monuments all around the country. It is the biggest and most famous of all the 52 palaces build by Raja Bir Singh Deo and it can be seen easily from a long distance.
Set in a formal Mughal garden and constructed by under the rule of the Scindias, the Chhatri is one of the famous monuments that shows a fine blend of both Mughal as well as Hindu culture. There is a mugal garden in the backyard which has the royal tombs of the Scindias. Life size portraits of the Scindhias are there within the Chhatris and these are religiously worshipped with flowers and incense.
Tighra Dam was constructed in 1916 on the Sank River and is a major source of water for the city of Gwalior. This dam has been constructed in the vicinity of eleven villages. The villagers depend on this dam for their irrigation, drinking and domestic purpose. The dam is an engineering marvel that has a capacity of 4.8 million cubic meters.
Sarod ghar is a museum of music and has been set up in the ancestral house of the legendary Ustad Hafiz Ali Khan. This museum houses ancient musical instruments which were used by legendary Indian musicians of the past. It also exhibits a great collection of documents and photographs and the aim of this museum is to promote Indian classical culture and music.
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