The amazing tall standing huge sculptures are one of the best places to visit in Gwalior near the famous Gwalior Fort. The summers are very hot in Gwalior with the maximum temperature ranging to around 48 degrees centigrade so this is not the best place to visit in summers but for those who want to feel how the Jain Saints could have practised spiritualism can visit in summer too.
The statues of Jain Tirthankars are huge and carved out of stone. Not many visitors of older ages have been found going to Gopachal Parvat as most of them take more interestin the Gwalior Fort and the Heritage buildings of the Royal Scindia family. But there are a considerable number of young visitors that take deep interest in visiting this place due to variety of reasons.
The visitors have to take off their footwear and continue the rest of the journey on foot. It is fun to walk barefooted on the stone steps if there are others with you to enjoy. The stepsare surrounded by trees on both sides that helps keep the stairs cool. On the way there are parks/gardens where one can relax if tired.
The most beautiful and mesmerizing part are in the end when the traveller/visitor gets the first glare at the amazing tall structures. It is not easy to take the eyes off the sculptures quickly. Photography is allowed so don’t forget to take the camera along. From the height one can capture the entire Gwalior city in his eyes/camera.
The peace and spiritual atmosphere may be felt though there is nothing more than the sculptures. There is a Jain temple at the footsteps of the mount where one can sit for long. Gopachal Parvat is located around 2 km away from the Railway station and auto rickshaw or shared tempos are available to carry the passengers. Many of the local people or couples pay visits to this place often.