Alwar Map

Introduction

Alwar is nestled between clusters of small hills of the Aravali range. It is the gateway tone of the finest wildlife sanctuary – Sariska that is an excellent home of tigers, birds and variety of animals. Apart from its long history, the city has a rich heritage with some beautiful lakes and picturesque valleys thickly wooded in parts. The medieval fort crowning a scarped hill, over looks the town below. Rao Pratap Singh founded Alwar in 1775 A.D.


Area 8.2 sq. km
Altitude 268 meters
Temperature Summer Max 37 °C Min 24 °,Winter   Max  31 °C Min 11 °C
Language Urdu, English, Hindi
STD Code 0145
Rainfall 63.5 cms
Best Time to Visit October to March

How to get there

  1. Air :-The nearest airport is Jaipur-143 kms.
  2. Rail:-Alwar is connected by rail with all the major cities of India.
  3. Road:- Agra- 150 kms, Deeg- 61 kms, Bharatpur- 94 kms, Jaipur- 143 kms, Udaipur- 566 kms, Delhi- 164 kms, Siliserh- 15 kms, Sariska- 37 kms.

Places to Visit


City Palace Museum Puran Vihar Sagar Bala Fort
Vinay Vilas Mahal    

Excursion


Siliserh Sariska  

Shopping

Shopping is fun in alwar. One can go on a buying spree for various kinds of items representing Rajasthani culture and style, Silver and gold ornaments, jewellery, tie & dye textiles, embroidered Jodhpuri shoes (Mojari) are some of the specialities available on the shelf.

Accommodation


Hotel Castle Awan Lake Palace Siliserh