Alwar


Alwar is among the most popular tourist destinations in Rajasthan. Known as the gateway of Rajasthan , Alwar is located in the northern part of the state. Spreading over an area of 237 meters Alwar boasts of a rich cultural heritage and historic background.

Situated at a distance of 160 km from Delhi, Alwar happens to be a part of the National Capital Region.

Steeped in history and mythology Alwar attracts tourists from all parts of the globe. Perfectly reflecting the colorful hues of Rajasthan; witnessing the rule of several dynasties and cultures.

If you want to visit the city then the best time to do so is during the winters as the summers are hot and dry in this part of the country. The ideal time to pay a visit to Alwar is from the months of September to February.


Tourist Attractions in Alwar:



  • The Alwar Fort (Bala Quila)
  • Sariska Tiger Reserve
  • Haldia Bhawan - About 250 year old Haveli
  • Siliserh Lake
  • Jaisamand Lake
  • Pandupol Hanuman Temple
  • City Palace
  • Government Museum
  • Moosi MaharaniChhatri
  • Purjan Vihar
  • Ramayani Hanuman ji
  • Tomb of Fateh Jang
  • Nehru Garden
  • Hope Circus
  • Moti Doongri Park
  • Bharthari
  • Naldeshwar
  • Neelkanth
  • Narayani Mata
  • Karni Mata
  • Ada Pada
  • Andheri
  • Taalvriksh
  • Saagar
  • Ajabgarh
  • Bhangarh
  • Mansa Devi Mandir
  • Garwaji
  • Laal Diggi
  • Kishan-Kund
  • The Sariska Palace
  • Surya Nagar
  • Vijay Temple
  • Karauli Kund
  • Ganyatri Temple
  • Natni ka Bara
  • Jain Temple Tijara
  • Purana Kila Tatarpur
  • Puran Kila Barrod
  • Sikar Gaha at Rundha Barrod
  • Bhim panwa at Barrod Hills
  • Dhokal Nath Ashram at Barrod

  • Accommodation in Alwar



    Alwar is one of the most frequented tourist’s destinations in Rajsthan. The city happens to be the historical capital of the state which is why it is visited by both foreign and domestic tourists.

    In order to cater to the needs of the different tourists that visit the city, Alwar has numerous hotels. Most of the hotels in Alwar are situated near the many tourists' attractions. The city has hotels that suit the needs and requirements of all kinds of travelers. Some of the important hotels in the city are; Center Point Resort and Spa, Hotel Alwar Bagh, Amrit Reosrts, Clarks Inn and the Hill Fort.

    How to reach Alwar


    • By Air
      The Jaipur airport is the nearest airport to Alwar and is situated at distance of 148 km from the city.

    • By Rail
      Alwar is conveniently located on the western Railway tracks. It can be easily reached from Delhi and Jaipur. The Fairy Queen and the Ajmer Shatabdi is one of the important trains that operates from Delhi to Alwar.

    • By Road
      Since Alwar is in Rajsthan which is a popular tourist destination it is but obvious that the city will share a good road network with the major Indian cities. There are frequent government and private buses that ply to Alwar from cities like; Delhi, Jaipur, Kota, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur and Ajmer.

    Last Updated on 19 December 2011