Widely known for its rich history and heritage, Alwar is one of the beautiful places that everyone must visit during their journey to Rajasthan. An old world charm abounds in the city of Alwar that attracts tourists from across the world. This place is very much visited because it is very much close to the capital city of New Delhi which is just 164 kilometers from Alwar. Along with several attractions like Forts, Quila, Temples, this place is equally popular for its several lakes and gardens. These lakes and gardens contribute a lot towards the overall beauty of the place.
Nestled in a steep hill that is 300 meters above the city, it is undoubtedly is a great landmark of the Alwar. Very much known for its historical significance, this for was built before the Mughal period in the 16th century.
Before on the way to Sariska National Park, make a stop at the breathtaking Siliserh Lake, which lies at the backdrop of the Aravali hills in Rajasthan. The lake which was initiated by Maharaja Vinay Singh, however is artificial but never fails to grab the attention of anybody.
Built in 17th century, the City Palace is marvelous structure in the heart of the city. This amazing place showcase the finest example of the Rajput-Islamic architecture. A frequently visited landmark in Alwar, the designing of the majestic place highly speaks of its entry gates.
Founded by Nikumbha Clan of Rajputs, Bala Quilla is one of the most popular destinations to explore in Alwar. From the top of the temple, you will be able to see the complete view of city which is also heart touching.
Known for haunted and imposing forts, it is one of the best place for history buffs, experience seekers and photo fanatics.
Moreover, this place is blessed with many other prominent attractions like Sariksha Wildlife Sanctuary, Jaisamand, Vijay Mandir Palace and many others.
How To Get There
You can choose any of the airport either Jaipur or Delhi as Delhi at a distance of 163-km whereas Jaipur is mere 150-km from the city of Alwar.
Alwar has got good railway tracks from prominent locations of the state. Apart from, regular Bus services are there for all tourists.