11 Best Places To Visit in Alwar for Memorable Vacation
Places to visit in Alwar

11 Best Places To Visit in Alwar for Memorable Vacation

Alwar, Rajasthan is a beautiful & peaceful city with majestic forts and city palaces. Alwar offers many places, forts, sweet dishes, food, nature reserves, and the fact is that the Alwar city has no pollution. Some of the most fascinating place in Alwar are Bhangarh fort, and Bala – Quila. Just because of Sariska Tiger reserve Alwar is known also as The Tiger Gate of Rajasthan and the Sariska reserve houses some of the rarest breeds of Tigers. Here, I am going to share the information about Best tourist places to visit in Alwar.

Best Tourist Visiting Places at Alwar

  • Bala Qila
  • Alwar City Palace
  • The Palace Museum
  • Bhangarh
  • Garbhaji Water Falls
  • Siliserh Lake
  • Neemrana Fort
  • Sariska Tiger Reserve
  • Purjan Vihar
  • Hill Fort Kesroli
  • Fateh Jung Gumbad

1. Bala Qila

Bala Qila
Bala Qila

This was built in 1550AD and is the oldest fort in Alwar. The fort has 6 gateways that are Jai Pol, Laxman Pol, Suraj Pol, Chand Pol, Andheri Pol, and Krishna Gate. There are many structures and temples in the fort such as Suraj Kund, Jal Mahal, Hanuman temple and many much to explore. 

Visiting hours = 9:00AM – 4:00PM

Entry fee = Free

Trip Duration = Less than 1 hour

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2. Alwar City Palace

Alwar City Palace
Alwar City Palace

This palace is a must to visit place in Alwar because the architecture of the city palace has a blend of Rajput and Mughal style. On the center of the palace, there is a lotus-shaped design which is a marble pavilion. The palace includes a museum that shows rare and antique manuscripts. In summer that place is perfect for a picnic.

Visiting hours = 10:00AM – 5:30PM

Entry fee = INR10 

Trip Duration = Around 1-2 Hour

3. The Palace Museum

The Palace Museum
The Palace Museum

The palace museum is in City Palace and houses many antique and rare Arabic, Urdu and Sanskrit manuscripts. Those who want to experience the history of Alwar must visit here, and one can see many weapons and paintings.

Visiting hours = 9:00AM to 4:00PM

Entry fee = Free

Trip Duration = Around 1-2 hours

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4. Bhangarh Fort

Bhangarh Fort
Bhangarh Fort

This Fort is the most famous fort in India. Bhangarh fort is popular among people because it is regarded as the most haunted place in India. No one can enter the fort at night as there are many stories of paranormal activities and many locals have also heard weird voices in the fort. To enter the fort there are four gates and at the entrance of the gates, there are many Hindu temples.

Visit timings = 6:00AM – 6:00PM  

Room fee = INR25 – INR200

Ideal Duration = Less than 2-3 hour 

5. Garbhaji Waterfall

Garbhaji Waterfall
Garbhaji Waterfall

This Waterfall is an ideal spot for a picnic and a romantic place for couples. Not just families and couples, the place is also famous among photographers and nature lovers. The waterfall can be reached by stairs and being at a height the place is used by the army for altitude training. There are many activities to do such as trekkers, hiking, etc.

Visiting Timings = All-day

Entry fee = Free

Trip Duration = Around 1-2 Hours 

6. Siliserh Lake

Siliserh Lake
Siliserh Lake

Lake was built in 1845AD on the bank of Siliserh Lake and it is one of the most famous picnic spots in Alwar and Rajasthan Tourism has recently converted the lake palace into a heritage hotel. The palace offers a beautiful landscape view, therefore, it is a perfect place for nature lovers. It is advised to stay from the lake as there are crocodiles in the Lake water.

Visiting hours = 24 Hours

Per Hour Pricing = Free 

Trip Duration = Around 1-2 Hours

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7. Neemrana Fort

Neemrana Fort
Neemrana Fort

The Neemrana Fort is a beautiful palace built on an area of 10 hectares, located among the hills of Aravalli and it serves as a luxury resort which means if you are traveling to Alwar and want to stay at the luxury place then you can book rooms here. If you don’t want book rooms and just want to explore the palace then just pay an entrance fee and enjoy the beauty. 

Visiting hours = 10:00AM – 7:00PM

Trip Duration = Around 2-3 Hours 

8. Sariska Tiger Reserve

Sariska Tiger Reserve
Sariska Tiger Reserve

This park is spread over 800 sq. km. in Aravalli Hills. It was declared a national park in 1982 and is known for its majestic Royal Bengal Tigers. Popularly known fort tigers but houses many other animals too like jungle cats, chital, wild boar, rhesus macaque, etc. And not just animals the Reserve is also famous for bird species. To explore the whole place you should go for a jeep safari.

Visiting hours = 7:00AM – 4:00PM

Trip Duration = Around 2 hours

Entry Fee = INR 60 & Jeep Safari – INR250 

9. Purjan Vihar

Purjan Vihar
Purjan Vihar

It was in built-in 1868 by Maharaja Shiv Dan Singh, the palace is built with beautiful architecture, gardens, lawns. When it was built they named it ‘Company Garden’ and Maharaja Jai Singh renamed the palace as Purjan Vihar. The palace was a royal heritage property and now the government has opened the gate of property for common public and bow is a popular picnic spot. 

Visiting hours = 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Entry fee = Free

Trip Duration = Around 1 hour

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10. Hill Fort Kesroli

Hill Fort Kesroli
Hill Fort Kesroli

This is a rare heritage hotel that was built in the 14th century by Yaduvanshi Rajputs. People who seek a relaxing place from daily hassle, the Hill Fort Kesrol should be a choice for them. Being a luxurious hotel it offers a swimming pool, garden, and the rooms are decorated in Rajasthani style.

Visiting hours = Anytime

Trip Duration = Around 1-2 Hours

Entry Fee = Free

11. Fateh Jung Gumbad

Fateh Jung Gumbad
Fateh Jung Gumbad

This was built in 1647 in the memory of Fateh Jung, he was one of Shah Jahan’s minister. The monument is a five-storeyed building and the architecture of the place is a blend of Indo-Islamic design and Rajputana style.

Visiting hours = 6:00AM – 5:00PM

Entry fee = Free

Trip Duration = Around 1 hour

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Frequently Asked Questions?

Q. How to reach Alwar?

A. If you traveling by air then Jaipur International Airport is the nearest around (115km) and if you travel by Train then Alwar Junction is the main Railway station. You can reach here by Train as well as Bus. There are regular bus and taxis services all around the city. 

Q. What is the name of Alwar airport and Railway Station?

A. The airport’s name is Jaipur International Airport (115 km) & Railway Station’s name is Alwar junction.

Q. Is it important to hire a Guide?

A. There are many places where you can get lost while traveling alone so you should hire a travel guide to explore places without any problem.

Q. Best time to visit Alwar?

A. The ideal trip duration for Alwar to explore is around 2 days and the best time to visit Alwar is during winter season i.e., between October and March.

 

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Roshan Panjiyara

Roshan Panjiyara is a Travel blogger & adviser. The aim of this website provides information about Travel planning, how you can choose the best travel destination, hotels, transfers & flights in budget price for your memorable trips.

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