The government has developed the infrastructure of the city to generate more tourism in the city of Alwar. The roads and the railways connect the city to some of them major cities of North India. The nearest airport is in the capital city of New Delhi.
The city of Alwar remained a state under the rule of the Rajputs who ruled till the middle ages. It was in the 13th century that the city, which was formerly known as Mewat, was captured by Muslim ruler, Sultan Bulban. The empire was retrieved from the Muslim rule by Maharaja Pratap Singh in the 18th century. Henceforth, the princely state of Alwar remained under the dominion of the Rajput kings. The state is nestled in the midst of the imposing ranges of the Aravali Hills and is closely situated to the commercial city of Jaipur which lies at a distance of 143 kilometers.
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.
Tourist Attractions in Alwar:
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.
Last Updated on : November 24, 2014