was the summer capital of the Scindia and is 122 kms on the Mumbai- Agra
highway. Shivpuri has numerous palaces and lakes which reminds of the
splendour this place must have seen during the rein of Scindias. The
delicate filigree and the inlaid marble work are unique and exqusite on
the fabled chhatris of Shivpuri. These chhatris are the
memorials of the Scindias. The monuments of Shivpuri have a combination of
Hindu and Islamic architectural types. Shivpuri also has a national park
better known as the Madhav National Park. Driving through the park is an
enthralling experience and one can see a variety of rare avian species.
The park is open through the year and accommodation is provided by the
Madhya Pradesh Tourism run Tourist village.