Shivpuri is a city and a municipality in the Shivpuri district in the central state of Madhya Pradesh. it is the administrative headquarters of Shivpuri and is located in Madhya Pradesh’s northwestern division – Gwalior. It is located at a height of 1,515 feet above sea level. It has a number of waterfalls like Bhura Kho and Tunda Barkha Kho, so the city is a tourist destination in the monsoon season

Madhav National Park

Madhav National Park lies in the Shivpuri district. the Jhansi to Shivpuri National Highway 27 and the Agra to Bombay former National Highway 3, these are Two national highways pass through the park. The park was first seen in 1957 as Shivpuri National Park at 167 km2. 

The Madhav national park was named after the Scindia dynasty of the Marathas,  Madhav Rao Scindia in 1958. and was finalized the following year. There are many leopards in the park, and a male and female tiger have made Madhav their home since October 2007.

Madhav Vilas Palace

Madhav Vilas Palace is a highly cultured building, which was built once during each reign, to show its wealth and clutter. Filled with a soft shade of pink, this magnificent residence served as the summer palace of the Scindia. It is yet another wonderful example of a magnificent display of architecture. The palace now serves as a training center for the Government of India’s Intelligence Bureau

Bhadaiya Kund

Bhadaiya Kund is a natural spring which is known for its high mineral content. especially during monsoon, Some tourists visit this picnic spot near Shivpuri.

Sakhya Sagar Lake

Madhav National Park is spread over Sakhya Sagar Lake. It was built back on the Maniar river in the Shivpuri district in the 1920s. Anyone can find large numbers of marsh crocodiles, reptiles, Indian pythons, and monitor lizards. The association of Satya Sagar Lake and Madhav National Park helps maintain environmental sustainability in the area. A boat club thrives on this lake that walks you through glistening water.


Panihar is located at a distance of about 20 km from Gwalior and is considered a holy bathing place in the Shivpuri. It is believed that once you plunge here, you are washed away from all your sins and injustices.


Established in a formal Mughal garden and built under the Scindia rule, the Chhatri is a famous monument showing a beautiful blend of both Mughal as well as Hindu culture. The Hindu-Islamic fusion is so great that there is a Mughal garden in the back verandah with the royal tombs of the Scindia. The tombs are surrounded by majestic trees, green gardens, and noble trees reflecting Mughal-style architecture.

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