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Beautiful Siliserh Lake on the outskirts of Alwar, Rajasthan
Written by Rajoo on May 28, 2020 Share on

10 Amazing Places Near Alwar That Can Blow Your Mind

Alwar, a beautiful city located in the northwestern Indian state of Rajasthan, is mesmerizing, home to Alwar City Palace which was built in 1793 is known for its unique architectural style. Visitors praise Bala Quila fort, a magnificent building famous for its marble pillars and fancy balconies. Sariska Tiger Reserve, one of the major fascinating attractions in the city, widely visited by the tourists as well as its locals. 

City of Alwar from bala quila
Image Credits: Wikimedia Commons

10 Amazing Places Near Alwar 

There are several amazing places near Alwar which are definitely worth visiting, and If you are planning for a trip to Alwar, here are the 10 best ones Near Alwar, Read on to know more!

1. Bala Quila

Bala quila Alwar
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In the year 1550 AD, the oldest fort in Alwar, Bala Quila, this magnificent place was built. The tourists and locals are touched by its beauty and charm. There are six gateways to this majestic fort, which are named as Jai Pol, Laxman Pol, Suraj Pol, Chand Pol, Andheri Pol and Krishna Gate. In addition, in its vicinity, there are several beautiful structures and amazing temples situated like  Suraj Kund, Jai Mahal, Hanuman Temple. 

Visiting hours: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Entry fee: Free
Trip Duration: Less than 1 hour

2. Alwar City Palace

Alwar City Palace is one of the most famous places near Alwar, visited majorly to witness the charismatic architecture which owns a perfect touch and influence of Rajput and Mughal style. In addition, there is a museum which is known to reflect rare and antique manuscripts. It is highly recommended to visit here during summers for a cherishable experience.

Visiting hours: 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Entry fee: INR10
Trip Duration: Around 1 to 2 hours

3. Garbhaji Waterfall

Garbhaji Waterfall is one of the most romantic spots near Alwar, owing to its perfect ambience and surroundings that can spark or give life to the dead romance in one duet to the hustle-bustle of life. This waterfall is also perfect for photographers and nature enthusiasts and attracts them with its splendid beauty. The waterfall is at a decent height, hence it is often used by the army for altitude training. Tourists can also experience some adrenaline rush here by taking several activities such as trekking and hiking.

Visiting Timings: Open 24 hours
Entry fee: Free
Trip Duration: Around 1 to 2 hours

4. Siliserh Lake

Siliserh Lake, Alwar
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In the year 1845 AD, Siliserh Lake was built, one of the best and most visited spots near Alwar. Recently, Rajasthan Tourism has converted this magnificent lake into a grand heritage hotel. Siliserh Lake attracts a lot of nature enthusiasts, as it is known for its beautiful landscape view. It is recommended to be careful and cautious to stay away from the lake as there are crocodiles in the Lake water.

Visiting hours: 24 hours
Per Hour Pricing:: Free
Trip Duration: Around 1 to 2 hours

5. Purjan Vihar

In 1868, Purjan Vihar was built, a great spot for picnicking. The Purjan Vihar was built by the famous Maharaja Shivdan Singh with fascinating architecture, beautiful gardens, and very attractive lawns. The place was named Company Garden when it was initially built and later was renamed as Purjan Vihar by Maharaja Jai Singh. Earlier, the palace was a royal heritage property but now the government has opened the gate of the property to the common public.

Visiting hours: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Entry fee: Free
Trip Duration: Around 1 hour

6. Hill Fort Kesroli

In the 14th century, Yudavanshi Rajputs built one of the most beautiful and rare heritage hotels near Alwar city, Hill Fort Kesroli.  Several visitors come here to experience a refreshing and rejuvenating get away from their daily hassle. It is now a luxurious hotel offering decent features such as a swimming pool, garden and beautiful rooms themed in Rajasthani style.

Visiting hours: Anytime
Trip Duration: Around 1 to 2 hours
Entry fee: Free

7. Fateh Jung Gumbad

In 1647 in the memory of Fateh Jung, one of the Shah Jahan’s ministers Fateh Jung Gumbad was built. This is a very magnificent five-storeyed building with a fascinating blend of Indo-Islamic design and of course the Rajputana style. This place is simply perfect to visit with friends and family and is an ideal spot.

Visiting hours: 6:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Entry fee: Free
Trip Duration: Around 1 hour

8. The Palace Museum

The Palace Museum is situated in City Palace and is known for its antique and rare Arabic, Urdu, and Sanskrit manuscripts. The place is also known to be one of the best spots near Alwar for revisiting and experiencing the history of Alwar. Visitors can witness the weapons and paintings with some great significance indeed.

Visiting hours: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Entry fee: Free
Trip Duration: Around 1 to 2 hours

9. Bhangarh Fort

Bhangarh Fort Entrance
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The Bhangarh Fort is a 17th Century fort. The fort was built by Bhagwant Das as a treat to his Madho Singh I. Bhangarh is located in the Alwar district of Rajasthan on the way between Jaipur and Delhi. This Fort has been notified as to the most haunted place in the country, known for its historical ruins and the ghost stories. 

10. Vijay Mandir palace

From the city of Alwar, Vijay Mandir Palace is situated at a distance of 10 kilometres. Vijay Mandir Palace was built as a result of the whims of the eccentric King, Maharaja Jai Singh who was a patron of art and architecture and had a passion for beautiful palaces. This palace is in the midst of the luxuriant gardens by the lake, the palace comprises 105 rooms that are well maintained and themed. Sita Ram Temple is another major attraction of the palace, especially during Ramnavami.

Alwar is a beautiful city known for its fascinating monuments which are rich in its architectural values. It is a highly recommended tourist destination for visitors to visit these exciting places near Alwar to have an amazing and cheerful experience on their trip to Rajasthan. So, don’t delay it anymore and plan that trip today with Pickyourtrail. 

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