Ghaus Mohammad Tomb


Ghaus Mohammad Tomb

Mohammad Ghaus tomb is a popular heritage site at Tansen nagar of Gwalior city in Madhya Pradesh. It is must visit place while doing local city tour of Gwalior. Ghaus Mohammad tomb is centrally located tourist attraction thus easy to access and visit along with other popular attractions like Gwalior fort, Jai Vilas Palace museum etc. It is open for visitors in day time i.e. 9:00 hrs to 18:00 hrs (subject to change) which means, we can visit it after sun-set. This tomb was developed in Mughal architecture. Whole building was very airy with stone carved lattices. It was erected on square base with hexagonal towers at its corners. All the corner towers are surmounted by small domes with one large dome is at the center. Here mostly sand stone was used in construction. It is surrounded by green carpet grass garden. Overall location is very peaceful thus tourists, from any religion or category, love to spend some time here to observe its beauty. Here photography is permitted.

Shaikh Ghaus Mohammad 

Muhammad Ghaus was a popular sufi saint of 16th century. He was born in Gwalior in 1500. He was from Shattari order with additional qualities like musician and author of some magnificent books. He translated the Amritakunda from Sanskrit to Persian with name of Bahr al-Hayat means Ocean of life. He also introduced a set of Yoga practices in Sufism. He died in 1562 at Gwalior thus this tomb is erected here.


Reaching Ghaus Mohammad Tomb by Flight

Nearest airport for visiting Mohammad Ghaus tomb is at Gwalior airport (10 kms). Its flight connectivity is good thus tourists from Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Kolkata can have direct flight connection. For international tourists, they have option to first reach New Delhi inter-national airport (320km) and then have option to drive by road or may take flight from Delhi to Gwalior airport.

(in Kms)
Gwalior Railway Station to Ghaus Mohammad Tomb  2
Agra to Ghaus Mohammad Tomb 120
Orchha to Ghaus Mohammad Tomb 130
Jhansi to Ghaus Mohammad Tomb 110
Gwalior Fort to Ghaus Mohammad Tomb 1.5
Kuno National Park to Ghaus Mohammad Tomb 155
Bharatpur to Ghaus Mohammad Tomb 150
Lucknow to Ghaus Mohammad Tomb 330

Reaching Ghaus Mohammad Tomb by Train/ Railways :-

The nearest railhead to Ghaus Mohammad tomb is Gwalior station at just 1.5 km from heart of the city. If you are coming by train option then Gwalior railway station is ideal place to reach. Train connectivity of this railway station is also very good.

Reaching Ghaus Mohammad Tomb by Bus / Roadways :-

As we know that this monument is located in Gwalior city thus we need to drive to Gwalior city. It lies in northern part of Madhya Pradesh state. Its nearby places are New Delhi (320kms), Agra (120kms), Bharatpur (150kms), Ranthambore national park (290kms), Lucknow (330kms)


Ghaus Mohammad tomb is located in Gwalior city of Madhya Pradesh. It lies in northern part of Madhya Pradesh in Central India. This region is part of Bundelkhand region which is comparatively arid with barren land. Here rainfall is average to below average thus agricultural production in this region is average to poor. Here summers and winters can be well experienced. Here summer season can be experienced from March end to mid of July month in which temperature goes up to 47 deg. cel. with severe heat waves. Thus in this period, tourism get reduced. Here winter season prevails from November to mid of March month. It is the best time to explore Gwalior region and enjoy the sightseeing of Ghaus Mohammad tomb. This heritage monument is open for tourists throughout the year and remain accessible in whole year.


Best time to visit Ghaus Mohammad mausoleum is from November to April month. Majority of tourists visit Gwalior city in this period. Main reason behind this trend is good climatic conditions and festival holidays in many countries.


For visiting Ghaus Mohammad tomb, hotels in Gwalior are the best option for stay. At Gwalior city, we can find all category of accommodation options ranging from home-stays to heritage hotels, budget to luxury hotels.


After completion of Ghaus Mohammad tomb complex, tourists have option to visit many other places to visit in city like Gwalior fort, Jai Vilas Palace museum, Man-Singh Palace, Teli ka mandir, Yogini temple, Bateshwar temples, Chambal Gharial Sanctuary etc.

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