Alwar

Alwar is a city in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan. Alwar is a hub of tourism with a wide range of forts like Bhangarh fort, lakes, nature reserves like Sariska Tiger Reserve and heritage havelis. A city of rich culture and heritage, Alwar has retained its charm from the past. The majestic fort, beautiful City Palace and the colorful markets make Alwar one of the most interesting cities in Rajasthan.

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Ajabgarh fort is one of the historical monuments of India, located in the district of Alwar, Rajasthan. It is situated on NH 11A in the area Guwara Birkar, Alwar. It lies in between Bhangarh and Pratapagarh forts, which are near Sariska Tiger Reserve. The bus stand and railway station of Alwar both are around 76 kms away in distance from this old fort. This area does not have much connectivity with the main city of Alwar. Tourists can reach here by their personal vehicles or hiring a cab.

Ajabgarh fort was built during the time period 1589-94 by Maharaja Ajab Singh Rajawat, who ...

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The Vinay Villas Palace, also known as the Garden Palace or the Alwar City Palace is a beautiful and popular tourist location in the city of Alwar. The palace was built by Maharaja Vinay Singh as his own residence. The palace is situated near the Alwar Fort as well as the Moosi Maharani Ki Chhatri. Inside the city limits of Alwar, the palace is one of the many good tourist locations at the place.

Built in the 18th century, the Vinay Villas Palace is exemplary for a blend of Mughal and Rajasthani style architecture. The palace has a huge garden built in the premises which was wat...

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The Alwar Fort, or more commonly the Bala Quila in the state of Rajasthan is a beautiful tourist destination near the city of Alwar. The Bala Quila literally means a child's fort and it is very ancient in its nature. The royal fort is situated 10. 5 kms from the Alwar Railway Station on top of a hill in the infamous Aravalli Range. With commendable Indo Islamic architecture, the fort stands at about 340 meres above the city. It is a very impressive building, quite famous among the tourists visiting Rajasthan. A fort, as the Puranas say, is the strength of a King and the built of the Alwar Fort...

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Bhangarh fort is one of the oldest historical monuments of India. It is located in the district of Alwar, Rajasthan near Sariska Tiger Reserve. It is not well connected to the main city of Alwar. Tourists can reach this fort by hiring a cab or by their personal vehicles. It is located at a distance of 91 kms from Alwar.

This fort was built in the year 1573 by Maharaja Bhagwant Das for his son Madho Singh, who was the brother of Man Singh, Akbar's general at that time. There are many stories attached to this fort regrading its paranormal activities. This monument is declared by t...

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Bhartihari Temple is one of the oldest temples of the district Alwar, Rajasthan. It is located near Sariska Tiger Reserve on Delhi-Jaipur road. It is not well connected to the main city. Tourists can reach here by hiring a cab. Most of the people stop at this temple on their way to Sariska Tiger Reserve. The Bhartihari Temple is located at a distance of 38 kms from Alwar city.

This temple is named after the ruler of Ujjain, Bhartha who became a monk in his later life. The temple is also known as Yogi Bhartrihari temple. It is believed that this temple is built over the Samadhi o...

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Churi Bazaar, Alwar
21 kms from Alwar city limits
History

Churi Market is a thriving marketplace neae Alwar. The Churi Bazaar is most famous for it's colorfull bangles. It is located at a distance of 21 kms from Alwar city center.

Alwar is known for its handicrafts items and silver jewelries. Shopping in Alwar is always an engaging affair mainly because there are lot many attractive goods stocked here; like terracotta statues, juttis, colorful bangles, thin-pottery and what not. Most popular markets of Alwar are Hope Circus, Churi Bazaar, Mala Khera Bazar, Kedalganj Bazaar, Sarraf Bazar and Bajaja Bazaar.

One can get all tradi...

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Flying Fox Neemrana
72 kms from Alwar city limits

Flying Fox is a zip line tour organised in Neemrana, near Alwar, Rajasthan. The place is located at a distance of 72 kms from the Alwar Junction railway station.

Flying Fox is reputed as India's first zip lining service. The facility at Neemrana consists of five zip line tours of varying lengths, namely: To Qila Slammer, Where Eagles Dare, Pussy Galore, Goodbye Mr Bond, and The Big B. One can experience beautiful bird's eye views of the Neemrana Fort and breathtaking panoramas of the Aravalli range and bits of Rajasthani countryside.

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Garbhaji Falls is one of the most visited tourist attractions of the district Alwar, Rajasthan. It lies 25 kms away from the main city of Alwar.

This waterfall is named after the temple Garbhaji. The Garbhaji temple lies behind this waterfall. The road is very narrow and steep that leads to this temple. The tourists have to trek a certain climb even to reach this waterfall. The waterfall area is even used by the Indian Army to train the soldiers for the altitude training. It would be worth a trek to this waterfall for the adrenaline rushers. The visitors can take the delight of ...

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Ghanta Ghar, Alwar
Within Alwar city limits
Architecture

Ghanta Ghar is an old clock tower in the city of Alwar, Rajasthan. The place is located at a distance of 2 km from the Alwar Junction railway station.

Ghanta Ghar is a 19th century Victorian-era clock tower in Alwar which stands in the middle of a busy marketplace today. The monument is located in the older part of the city, on Church Road. The clock tower has four sides, each with its own clock face. It stands tall with its pyramidal top over the circular market surrounding it. A trip to the Ghanta Ghar is not complete with a tour around this market and its shops and famous eateri...

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Government Museum, Alwar
Within Alwar city limits
History

Government Museum is a museum situated in the City Palace, Alwar. It is located in the Alwar court. Located very close to the Alwar city center,visitors can conveniently reach here by hiring a cab, auto or bus.

The Government Museum was built in the year 1940. The museum holds various things pertaining to the royal history of Rajasthan. It keeps on display the old sculptures, manuscripts, costumes, weaponry, paintings, and a lot of other stuff. It is divided into three halls. In the first section, visitors will get to see the costumes, jewellery and stuffed animals that used to ...

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Hill Fort Kesroli
10 kms from Alwar city limits
HistoryArchitecture

Hill Fort Kesroli, located in Alwar district in Rajasthan is one of the most beautiful architectural wonders of historical heritage in the state. The Hill Fort Kesroli is located about 20 min away from the main city of Alwar, being approximately 10 kms away and can be reached using the NH248A route. Tourists wanting to visit this place can easily take the help of cabs, auto-rickshaws or buses which are available in abundance.

The Hill Fort of Kesroli being one of the most popular tourist spots in Alwar in Rajasthan, had been constructed in the 14th century. This beautiful fort has ...

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A colossal fort, which reflects excellent artistry and caliber, Alwar Fort is the most fascinating lure in this pebbly local. Like all other massive forts, this fortress also shows some exquisite doorways that were used as the entry points to this amazing citadel. Out of the innumerable pols, Jai Pol arrests attention with its exquisite beauty and uniqueness. This is the majestic entry point of this fabulous structure, which is deftly carved with lovely sculptures. As the name indicates, this door is the monument of victory of the then rulers.

Bala Quila or Alwar Fort stands a...

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Kalakand Market, Alwar
Within Alwar city limits
Food

Kalakand Market is one of the famous markets of Alwar, Rajasthan. This market has more than 200 shops for the sweet dish Kalakand. It is located in the area of Hope Circus in Arya Nagar, Alwar. It lies in the main city of Alwar.

This market is named after the delicious sweet, Kalakand. Its popularity led to the same name of the market. This sweet is known by various name such as Kalakand, Dhoda Barfi, Alwar ka Mawa, milk cake and so on. This sweet dish is initially brought to Alwar by Baba Thakur Das in 1947, whose shop is still operational in the market. He used to be a halwai...

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Karni Mata Temple, Alwar
8 kms from Alwar city limits
Architecture

Karni Mata Temple is an important Hindu temple in Alwar, Rajasthan. It is located at a distance of about 8 kms from the Alwar Junction railway station.

Karni Mata Temple is a holy shrine dedicated to the eponymous goddess, Karni Mata. The renowned mystic is also known as the guardian deity of the Bikaner and Jodhpur royalty. The temple is located in the centre of the city, and easily accessible by all forms of transport. Like the Karni Mata temples in Deshnok, this one is also famous for its rats. The creatures inhabit every corner of the temple and are revered as holy spirits of K...

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Malakhera Bazaar, Alwar
Within Alwar city limits
HistoryFood

There are a number of shopping markets in Alwar; one of them is Malakhera Bazaar. Malakhera bazaar is a popular shopping area of Alwar, which is thronged by a huge number of shopping lovers throughout the year.

Shopping in the amazing destination Alwar will be a fabulous experience as one can buy various kinds of goods in the market streets. One can get all traditional Rajasthani items including the Pottery, Paintings, Terracotta Statues, Carpets, Jootis, Accessories like bangles, jewelry and many more. Embroidered Handbags, Traditional Rajasthani Apparels, Cloth Bags, Textiles, an...

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The Moosi Maharani Ki Chhatri in Alwar is a historical palace with high artistic and aesthetic value. The architecture and the small museum inside are notable making the place a popular location amongst the tourists. The building is situated inside the city limits of Alwar at a really lovely location that serves as making the place even more attractive to the tourists. The Moosi Maharani Ki Chhatri was made in remembrance to significant historical figures, making it significant for historians and artists.

Built by Maharaja Vinay Singh outside the main palace of Alwar in 1815, the ...

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Moti Dungri, Alwar
157 kms from Alwar city limits
History

Moti Dungri is yet another great attraction present in Alwar, which has a plethora of beautiful temples and forts for tourists to go and enjoy. Moti Dungri is located about 3 hours away from the main city in Alwar and can be reached using the NH21 route and is separated by a distance of 157 kms.

Moti Dungri has a beautiful and swanky palace which serves as a great tourist attraction and also has a temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha and Goddess Laksmi. One of the attractive features of this palace is the temple which lies at the foothill of of hills, giving a picturesque view to the t...

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Naldeshwar Shrine is an old temple located amidst the Aravali range, Alwar. It is situated on Pratapgarh-Burja Tiraha road, 27 kms away from the main city of Alwar.

This temple is devoted to Lord Shiva. It was built around 18th C. The hills and two natural ponds surrounding this temple add beauty to it. This temple celebrates all the festivals related to Lord Shiva. Devotees come to this temple on these various festivals. In order to reach the temple, visitors have to trek a distance of 5 kms on hills. There are two ways to reach this temple either by taking steps or through a t...

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Naraini Mata Temple, Alwar
80 kms from Alwar city limits

Narayani Mata Temple is one of the most prominent tourist attraction in Alwar. Narayani Mata Temple is roughly 80 Kms from the main city of Alwar in Rajasthan. It is situated on the edge of the famous Sariska National Park.

The only temple of Sain Samaj in India, its sanctity is similar to temples in Mount Abu, Pushkar and Ramdevra. It is believed that Narayani Mata is the place where the incident of first sati (immolation by fire) took place prior to Rani Sati. As per the myth, after marriage Narayani was going to her in-laws place with her husband. On the way her husband was bitt...

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Neelkant Mahadev Temple, Alwar
38 kms from Alwar city limits
Architecture

Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is one of the most prominent religious site in Alwar. It is located at a distance of 38 kms from Alwar city.

Rajgarh Tehsil, District Alwar, in the state of Rajasthan is famous for housing the deity of Lord Shiva in its Neelkanth Temple. The place was earlier known as Rajyapura and then as Paranagar. Neelkanth is one of the thousands of names of Lord Shiva. It is a 10th century shrine built by Maharajadhiraja Mathanadeva, now in a state of disrepair. Yet the attraction of the devotees last to this day. A rangamandapa stands on four pillars. Originally the r...

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Neermana Fort
120 kms from Alwar city limits
History

Neermana fort is one of the most prominent tourist attraction in Alwar. It is located at a distance of 120 kms away from Alwar.

Nestled amidst greenery on the Delhi-Jaipur Highway, surrounded with spectacular views and enriched with the grandeur of history, Neemrana Fort Palace is undoubtedly the best resort near Alwar for an idyllic weekend getaway. One of the oldest heritage luxury hotels, Neemrana Fort Palace is a beautiful amalgamation of history and modernity. It is spread over six acres and 12 levels, and its seven palace wings house extraordinarily gorgeous suites and rooms....

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Nehru Gardens, Alwar
Within Alwar city limits
Food

The Nehru Gardens in the city of Alwar is a common park open for public. Situated in the city limits of Alwar, the gardens are a place visitors go for a peaceful time in the arms of nature. The park is a popular location among locals as well as tourists because of it's undeniable aura of serenity and peace.

The Nehru Gardens are located almost in the middle of the city of Alwar. The environment of the park is fresh and addictive. There is presence of greenery everywhere in the vicinity which is a fresh sight in the deserts of Rajasthan. The Nehru Gardens are the second largest g...

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Pandupol Mandir, Alwar
60 kms from Alwar city limits
ArchitectureHistory

Hanuman Temple of Pandupol, located inside the Sariska National Tiger Reserve of Rajasthan, is one of the most visited locations in Sariska. An enchanting spring emerges from hard and compact rocks at Pandupol or Pandu Gate. The Hanuman Temple here enshrines a huge idol of Lord Hanuman. During the rainy season, waterfall can be found at this place, and birds of various kinds can also be spotted. Langurs and macaques can also be seen in the premises of the temple. The temple is located at a distance of 60 kms from Alwar city.

The simple architecture and beautiful location adds more ...

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Purjan Vihar, Alwar
Within Alwar city limits
Architecture

Built in 1868, this garden is the most picturesque place in Alwar and was built under the rule of the Maharaja Shiv Dan Singh. This garden is also known as 'Shimla' because it is always cooler as compared to the prevalent temperature. The garden was originally named Company Garden; later Maharaja Jai Singh changed it to Purjan Vihar. The garden is located in the complex of the City Palace of Alwar and is an attractive part of it. It serves as a very popular tourist attraction and a picnic spot by the locals.

Popularly known as Company Bagh or Company Garden, Purjan Vihar is a beaut...

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Sarafa Bazaar, Alwar
Within Alwar city limits
History

Sarafa Bazar is the jewelry market of Alwar where one can find a wide range of precious stones, semi-precious stones and diamond jewelry.

Alwar Tourism offers tourists shopping options for colourful bangles dolling the shops at the slender lanes of Hope Circus. The market is also reknowned for the leather worked exquisite 'Mojaris' or embroidered juties. One can also look for live performances by local craftsmen - terracotta statue making, carpet weaving, bangle making - at Malakhera Bazar and Kedalgunj Bazar while on Alwar tour.

One can get all traditional Rajasthani i...

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Sariska Palace, Alwar
40 kms from Alwar city limits
HistoryArchitecture

Sariska Palace in Alwar has a very rich history and is definitely one of the most popular tourist attractions in Rajasthan. Sariska Palace is located about an hour away from the main city in Alwar, at a distance of about 40 kms away and can be reached using the NH248A route. It is suggested to avail a cab or car to reach Sariska Palace, even though visitors can also take a bus.

Sariska Palace had initially been constructed as the Royal Hunting Lodge of the Maharaja of Alwar and had been built on the borders of the Sariska National Park. Sariska Palace has been built using a combina...

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Sariska Tiger Reserve is national park located near the district of Alwar, Rajasthan. It lies on Delhi-Jaipur highway. Visitors can reach here by hiring a taxi or Jeep from Alwar. It is 35 kms away from Alwar city.

Sariska Tiger Reserve is a part of the Aravali range. It is spread over an over of 866 sq. kms. In 1950, the area was declared as a wildlife reserve and in the year 1978, it got declared as a tiger reserve. It was the first tiger reserve that had successfully relocated tigers. After some years, the park got the stature at a national level in the year 1990 and named as...

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Siliserh Lake
20 kms from Alwar city limits
WaterNature

Siliserh Lake, near the city of Alwar, is a beautiful and scenic water body popular amongst tourists. The lake is around 20 kms away from Alwar in the arms of greenery and the Aravalli Hills. Surrounded by mountains, the lake is absolutely serene and quiet, and an advocate for peaceful tourism.

Covering an area of about 7 kilometres which increases to 10 kilometers when it is fully filled, the Siliserh Lake has a rich and interesting history. It is a man made lake, created in 1845 by Maharaja Vijay Khan. It was built to supply water to the city of Alwar and alongside the Lake Pala...

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St. Andrews Church, Alwar
Within Alwar city limits
History

St. Andrews Church situated in Alwar in Rajasthan, is one of the most popular churches located in Rajasthan. Located in the heart of the city in Alwar, St. Andrews Church is a 14 min drive away from the main city in Alwar, being approximately 3. 8 kilometers away if availed via Vinay Marg road. Visitors can always avail public transport like buses, rickshaws or taxis till this place, which is very easily available.

St. Andrews which is located right outside Chandpole Gate is one of the older churches that exist in Rajasthan. This beautiful church which gives out a very gothic yet c...

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Tal Vriksha, Alwar
20 kms from Alwar city limits
WaterArchitecture

Taal Vriksha is one of the most prominent tourist attraction in Alwar. It is about 20 kms from the main city. Buses nad taxies are available outside the railway station. One can also opt for renting a vehicle according to their convience.

Settled in the lap of nature, in the midst of emerald green woods with the slopes in the scenery, the place is a comfortable pleasant spot to spend a couple of snapshots of isolation. The place is well known for lodging two adjoining water pools, one of high temp water and the other of frosty. The boiling water spring is believed to cure numerous ...

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Tomb of Fateh Jung is a historical monument in the city of Alwar, Rajasthan. The place is located very close to the Alwar Junction railway station, at a distance of about 50m, which takes a minute long walk to cover.

The Tomb of Fateh Jung, or as it is also known as, Fateh Jung ka Gumbad, is located in the heart of the city of Alwar. The tomb was constructed in the honour of Fateh Jung, who was a member of the court of Shah Jahan. He was a Pathan warrior, and a relative of the Khanzada royals of Alwar. The tomb is a beautiful mix of Rajput and Mughal architectural styles, making it...

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