(Last Updated on : 23-06-2015)
Situated on the mountainous terrain at the slopes of Gwalior Fort, Gopachal Parvat contains unique statues of Jain Tirthankaras.The idol of Lord Parshvanath seated on lotus (carved out of a single stone) is the largest in the world, towering at 47 feet in height and 30 feet in breadth.
A series of 26 Jain statues in a single line makes a pictorial appeal to the eyes. Built within 1398 to 1536 by Tomar kings- these Jain Tirthkankara statues are one of a kind in architecture and a treasure trove of old Indian heritage and culture. Gopachal Parvat is approximately located at a distance of 2 km from railway station and bus stand.
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