Shivpuri is a city and a municipality in Shivpuri district located in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is in the Gwalior Division of northwest Madhya Pradesh and is the administrative headquarters of Shivpuri District. It is situated at an altitude of 1,515 feet (462 m) above sea level.The city is a tourist destination in the monsoon season as it has a number of waterfalls like Bhura kho and Tunda Bharkha kho. Lakes in Shivpuri include Chandpatha jheel, Jadhav Sagar jheel, and other small lakes. The city is known for its greenery, forests and also as the former summer capital of the Scindia family who at one time ruled the Gwalior. The Indian leader Tatya Tope was hanged in Shivpuri in 1859. It also refers to a village in Muzaffarnagar.