Monuments from Morar and Sonagiri, Madhya Pradesh, India

This post is mostly a photographic presentation of monuments from Morar and Sonagiri, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Gwalior district is one of the 52 districts of Madhya Pradesh state in central India. The historic city of Gwalior is its administrative headquarters. Other cities and towns in this district are Antari, Bhitarwar, Bilaua, Dabra, Morar Cantonment, Pichhore, and Tekanpur.

(Sourcehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gwalior_district)

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Morar Cantonment is a cantonment town in Gwalior district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

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It is part of an urban agglomeration together with neighbouring Gwalior.

(Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morar_Cantonment)

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Sonagiri about 60 km from Gwalior, has scores of Jain temples dating from the 9th century onwards. It is located in the Datia district of Madhya Pradesh, India.

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There is a 3 metres (9.8 ft) rock cut image of Chandraprabhu dating back to 5th to 6th century. There are a total of 103 temples with 77 on hill and 26 in village.

(Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonagiri)

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(Important Note: ALL photographs of this article added to the sourced texts by NovoScriptorium after kind courtesy of our friend Ben Lee – ALL photographs originally taken by Ben Lee)

 

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