Alwar is the railhead for Sariska (37 km). The Shatabdi Express which links Delhi with Jaipur and Ajmer, halts at Alwar.

What to see

  1. Bala Quila (Ihe Fort): This fort has several gate most of which are a state of ruin.

  2. City Palace: This palace has traces of both Rajput and Mughal styles of Architechture. Government Museum: This museum within the City Palace has a collection of Mughal and Rajput paintings, precious manuscripts and a collection of Indian armoury. (Timings: 1000 hrs. to 1700 hrs (closed on Fridays and government holidays).

  3. The Royal Cenotaph: The cenotaph of Musi Maharani.

  4. Purjan Vihar (Company Garden): Originally known as Company Bagh.

  5. Vinay Villas Palace: A garden palace, once the residence of Maharaja Vinay Singh.

  6. Jaisamand Lake: A artificial lake with ornamental pevilions along its embankment.

Getting There

Air: The nearest airport is Jaipur (143 Km), connected by Indian Airlines and Private airlines with important cities and towns.

Rail: Alwar is connected by rail with major cities and towns in India.

Road: Good motorable roads connect Alwar with Agra 166 km, Ahmedabad 674 Km, Ajmer 281 Km, Bharatpur 116 Km, Bundi 346 Km, Deeg 76 Km, Delhi 170 Km, Gwalior 286 Km, Jaipur 148 Km, Jodhhpur 423 km, Kota 393 Km, Mathura 150 Km, Mumbai 1434 Km.

General information

Area: 10,825 Sq. Km.
Altitude: 268 metres. Temperature: Summer - Max: 37 Deg.C Min: 24 Deg.C Winter - Max: 31 Deg.C. Min: 11 Deg.C Rainfall: 63.5 cm Best Season: September to April. STD Code: 0144.

Excursions

  1. Siliserh (13 Km): Siliserh is famous it’s beautiful chhatris on the embankment and an enchanting hunting lodge/palace, converted into a Hotel.

  2. Neemrana Fort (85 Km): Constructed in 1464 AD by Rao Rajdeo, the palace spans five levels of construction cut into the hill and has now been converted as a heritage hotel..

  3. Other excursions are to Vijay Mandir Palace ( 10 km); Kesroli (12 km)- Hotel Hill Fort (Heritage); Rajorgarh (64 Km.) & Bairrath (66 Km) Fort (Heritage)