Area 8,380 square km.
Languages: Rajasthani, Hindi, Urdu, English, Sindhi
Best Time To Visit: Sep to March
About 170 kms south of Delhi, lies Alwar, in the state of Rajasthan. It is about 150kms from Jaipur, the capital city. Compared to other cities in Rajasthan, Alwar is not too hot. Though summers are still hot (April to June), winters are quite pleasant and last from November to February. Best time to visit Alwar is in the winters.
The city of Alwar was supposedly founded by someone belonging to the Kachh family. It was under the rule of Rajputs, then Mughlas. Interestingly the city has also been ruled by Jats. After Independence Alwar, which was a part of the state of Matsya, was merged with the state of Rajasthan.
There are so many colors and such variety in this place that one is amazed to find such a rich treasure of traditions and culture in one place. If you want to enjoy the traditional Rajasthani hospitality and warmth, then travel to Alwar and experience the true India.
What to See:
|» Bala Quila
» City Palace Complex
» Vinay Vilas Mahal
|» Neelkanth Temple
» Ajabarh- Bhangarh
» Alwar Fort
|» Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary
Where to Stay:
|» Sariska Palace
» Ramathra Fort
|» Sariska Tiger Heaven||» Alwar Bagh|
» Urs Alwar Sharif
Shopping in Alwar is a thoroughly enjoyable experience that does not just involve purchasing but also strolling through the bazaars which have a certain quaint charm of their own and bargaining endlessly with the shop keepers unless you are convinced that you've had the best deal.
By Air - The nearest airport to Alwar is Delhi Airport which is 163 kms away.
By Rail - The well maintained railway network connects Alwar with Jodhpur, Delhi, Mumbai and some other important tourist cities of the country.
by surface - There are well-maintained roads linking it to tourism destinations like Delhi, Sariska, Bharatpur, Deeg and Jaipur.
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