Alwar Travel GuideAlwar is popular tourist destination in the state of Rajasthan, India. The city of Alwar is at the distance of 150 km from Jaipur - the capital of Rajasthan, India and 170 km from Delhi - the capital of India. The city of Alwar is set among the clusters of small hills of the Aravali range. The city of Alwar was built by Rao Pratap Singh (Kachawa Rajput of Macheri) in 1775. The city of Alwar enjoys its rich culture and history. Apart from rich culture and history, the city is also known for its magnificent forts and beautiful lakes. A large number of tourists come to visit the city of Alwar every year. The city’s main attractions are its cultural heritage and historical monuments. The historical monuments of Alwar represents the bygone era of valiant Rajput.
The city of Alwar is also known for Sariska National Park. The main attraction of Alwar is the City Palace also known as Vinay Vilas. This majestic palace is located atop a triangular hill. The height of palace is 300 metre. This magnificent palace was built in the year of 1840. The palace is built in Mughal style and hoses several monuments, buildings, museums and beautiful lakes.
The museum of this palace shows rich collections of weapons (such as, swords of Akbar, Shan Abbas, Shah Jehan, Nadir Shah, Jehangir, Dara Shikoh, and Aurangzeb), ivory items, miniature paintings and rare manuscripts. The museum has 700 rare manuscripts in Hindi, Arabic, Sanskrit and Persian language. The museum also has the biography of Babur - “Baburnama”.
Other attractions which are also worth visiting in the city of Alwar are Kankwari Fort, Cemetery of Fateh Jung (the minister of Shah Jehan), cemetery of Maharajah Bhaktiyar, and Gunijankhana. Gunijankhana has a fine collection of paintings. Puranjan Bihar is also a worth visiting attraction of the city of Alwar. Puranjan Bihar is a summer retreat of royalty of Alwar which show the glorious legacy of former rulers of Alwar. There are many more attractions in the city of Alwar. You will know about the city of Alwar more when you will travel in Alwar. Royal Indian Tour welcomes you to the historic city of Alwar in Rajasthan, India.
How to Reach Alwar
By Air: Neared airport is in Delhi, the capital of India. From Delhi you can easily arrive to the city of Alwar by road or rail.
By Rail: The historic city of Alwar is well-connected by rail to Delhi, Mumbai, Jodhpur, and other popular tourist cities of India.
By Road: The city of Alwar is well connected by surface from almost all the major cities and tourist destinations of Rajasthan and north India. Delhi is 163 km away from Alwar, Rajasthan, India.
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