Located just 150 km away in the South of Delhi, Alwar is the first major city that comes while travelling from Delhi to Rajasthan. Alwar is a great place to visit as it offers a wide range of forts, lakes, nature reserves like Sariska Tiger Reserve, heritage havelis. Apart from places to visit, Alwar is popular as numbers of Bollywood Movies has been shot here.
You can start your day exploring the City Palace which is now a court. Before the judiciary staff comes around, enter and explore this rustic beautiful palace. The yellow jharoka windows look stunning with the perfect combination of sky-blue doors. The palace is ultimately beautiful with its enormous courtyards and pigeons fluttering around.
Gopal Sagar Lake
With minarets and stunning views all around through the arches, Gopal Sagar Lake is perfect for photography. One can spend hours sitting on the shore of this lake. Each minaret has a pathway leading to the lake and the panoramic view of this lake is stunningly beautiful.
Moosi Maharani Ki Chhatri
This Chattri is a monument that narrates the story of love, passion, faith, and sacrifice. The monument was built in the memory of Moosi Maharani who sacrificed her life for her dead husband. People pay homage to this place with incense sticks and marigold flowers. The work on the cenotaphs is an architectural marvel and the ceilings are breathtaking. The cenotaph is overlooking the Gopal Sagar Lake and offers a stunning picturesque view.
You can visit Bala Quila for two outstanding reasons; one is the view from the top and secondly, it is opened to the public recently. Bala Quila surely offers the bird’s eye view of the city. Though it’s not big and maintained like other forts in Rajasthan its chambers, staircases, balconies, and doors look absolutely stunning with its rustic charm.
Possibly you have heard about this haunted fort but you may not visit it till now. And it is a plus point that the Fort is just 95 km away from Alwar. Make your plan for the daytime as entry is not allowed after 6 pm because of some paranormal activities. During your day visit, you can also experience the presence sign of the souls and ghosts inside this fort.
Your Alwar trip would be considered incomplete without visiting Siliserh Lake. Just 17 km away from the city on the Sariska Road, this lake is nestled in the Aravalli Mountains. This is a perfect place for boating and watching a stunning sunset together with your partner. The serene lake is not so much crowded and perfect place for unwinding and capturing photos.
When in Alwar, the silver shops are not the things to be missed. This is a far better shopping experience than air-conditioned shopping malls. The place is specifically known for its Milk Cake, a super-delicious Indian Sweet. You can also visit vibrant markets around the City Palace area for traditional jewellery and Rajasthani fabrics.
2-3 days of the trip would be enough for exploring all the places. So what are you waiting for? Plan it or book Rajasthan tour package to explore its unmatched beauty.