Attractions in Alwar

Overview


Rajasthan had always stayed unique from other Indian states with its vast desert land and exquisite culture, tradition, and heritage. Alwar is a captivating city in this largest state of India and is the oldest kingdom with a bunch of historical significance. The top tourist attractions in Alwar, ensure that the tourists visit them again or at least crave to come back. The best tourist places in Alwar offer natural beauty and historical monuments along with festivals and music making it a vibrant experience for the tourists. 

Founded in the eleventh century, Alwar has witnessed many events and wars between the Muslims and the Rajputs. The best places to visit in Alwar are reminiscent of these events and wars too. Forts, temples, palaces, parks and scenic beauty, bazaars, and circuses form the top places to visit in Alwar, naming the Bala Quila, Bhangarh fort, Karni Mata Temple, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Fateh Jung Gumbad, Vijay Mandir Palace, Moosi Maharani ki Chhatri, etc. And places to visit in Alwar at night include Siliserh lake palace, Sariska Palace, and Karni Mata Temple. These hotels and most of the attractions are the best places to visit in Alwar for couples too.

The best time to visit Alwar or Rajasthan will be between October and March since Rajasthan has a hot and dry climate. October to March would offer you the best and most pleasant climate. During this time, you can also visit the deserts of Rajasthan, as it would not pose a hectic experience for the time being.

Bhangarh Fort

The Bhangarh Fort, interestingly known as the most haunted place in India and holds the best archaeological significance built in the 17th century by Madho Singh, one of the nine ratnas of Emperor Akbar's court. Unfortunately, it is the only tourist place in India that restricts foreigners and requires special permission for them to enter.

Bala Quila Fort

Bala Quila fort also known as the Alwar Fort is situated in the Aravalli range at an elevation of 1000 feet, surrounded by a jungle and Alwar city, and was constructed in 928 CE, by Nikumbh Rajputs. It extends 5km from North to South and 1.6 km from East to West and has 15 large and 51 small towers with 446 openings for musketry.

Siliserh Lake Palace

Siliserh Lake Palace was a palace built by Maharaja Vinay Singh in 1845, situated near Siliserh lake. But it is now converted into a hotel and is managed by the Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation. It is open 24 hours and you can spend a heritage stay there.

Neelkanth Mahadev Temple

Neelkanth Temple, a Hindu temple in Alwar is situated on an isolated hill near the Sariska National Park. It can be reached only by an old steep track which would be quite adventurous. It was built in the 6th to 9th century and possesses a lot of sculptures including erotic sculptures.

Sariska Palace

The Sariska Palace is also a former Palace that has been turned into a luxurious hotel at present. It is placed on the outskirts of the Sariska National Park.  It was built in 1902 and served as the hunting lodge of Maharaja of Alwar, formerly.

City Palace Alwar

The City Palace is situated in the foothills of the Aravali range, below the Bala Quila. It was built in 1793 by Raja Bhaktayar Singh. It offers spectacular architecture with a fusion of the Mughals and the Rajputs.

Vijay Mandir Palace

Vijay Mandir Palace, built approximately 100 years ago was the erstwhile royal Palace of Maharaja Jai Singh and stays the best architectural site, to look like an anchored ship, along with its historical significance. The massive water body surrounding the palace during the monsoon gives it a spectacular look.

Moosi Maharani ki chhatri

Moosi Maharani Ki Chhatri is a double-storeyed structure built in 1815 AD. The grandeur architecture of elephant structural design on pillars of Redstone attracts the most here, while the upper storey is built in marble with extraordinary round roofs, bends, and arches.

The Palace Museum

The Palace Museum or the Government Museum has a wonderful range of artifacts that are displayed and speak the history of Rajasthan and particularly Alwar. It has collections from the Royal families and consists of 234 sculptures,11inscriptions,9702 coins,35 metal objects,2270 weapons and arms,2565 paintings and manuscripts,1809 local arts, crafts, and music.

Karni Mata Temple

Karni Mata Temple is an intriguing Hindu temple in Alwar, situated near Bala Qila and Sagar Palace. What attracts tourists all over the world to Karni Mata are the mice group in the temple. The temple is full of mice roaming and is believed to be the companions of the deity goddess Kali.

Fateh Jung Gumbad

Fateh Jung Gumbad also known as the Tomb of Fateh Jang is a monument dedicated to Fateh Jang, the former minister to Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, who died in 1647. Unfortunately, the tomb is at threat of collapsing, due to low maintenance.

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People Also Ask About alwar

The Bala Quila, Bhangarh fort, Karni Mata Temple, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Fateh Jung Gumbad, Vijay Mandir Palace, Moosi Maharani ki Chhatri, etc. and places to visit in Alwar at night include Siliserh lake palace, Sariska Palace, and Karni Mata Temple. These hotels and most of the attractions are the best places to visit in Alwar for couples too.

The Tiger Reserve safari near Sariska Palace, the Bala Qila climb can be good outdoor activities in Alwar.

Bala Quila, Bhangarh fort, Karni Mata Temple, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Fateh Jung Gumbad, Vijay Mandir Palace, and Moosi Maharani ki Chhatri are the best places to visit in the daytime.

The Tiger Reserve Safari, Palace Museum, Alwar festivals can be good things to do in Alwar with children.

The Bala Quila, Bhangarh fort, Karni Mata Temple, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Fateh Jung Gumbad, Vijay Mandir Palace, Moosi Maharani ki Chhatri, etc. and places to visit in Alwar at night include Siliserh lake palace, Sariska Palace, and Karni Mata Temple. These hotels and most of the attractions are the best places to visit in Alwar for couples too.

Alwar is famous for its monuments, historical structures, and colorful festivals.

The best time to visit Alwar is between October and March.

It takes 3 hours 19 minutes via NH21 and RJ SH 25 from Jaipur to Alwar by road and 2 hours 10 minutes from Jaipur junction railway station to Alwar Junction by train, Kishanganj Garib Nawab Express.

Sariska National Park is 28.1 km away from Bhangarh Fort.

Yes, Alwar would have a vibrant historic heritage experience.

Hope Circus, Churi Bazaar, Kedalganj, Mala Khera, Sarraf Bazaar, and Bajaj Bazaar are famous in Alwar for shopping.

Yes, Alwar is a very safe place.

The best tourist places in Alwar offer natural beauty and historical monuments along with festivals and music making it a vibrant experience for the tourists. 

Prem Pavitra Bhojnalaya, Al- Lazeez restaurant, Ice & Spice and Hill Fort Kesroli are good restaurants in Alwar.

 

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