Alwar is a city in the Rajasthan state of western India. It was formerly the capital of the princely state of Alwar (or Ulwar) in British India. The city is located around 160 km south of Delhi, and around 150 km north of Jaipur. Alwar is surrounded by the Aravali Hills and has a unique recognition because of Sariska Van Abhyaranya, Bala-Quila and Silished, etc.
Bala Quila Fort, one of the few forts build in Rajasthan prior to the rise of the Mughals. Permission from the superintendent of police is required prior to visiting (however this is easy to get).
City Palace Complex
Azabgarh - Bhangarh Forts
Vijay Mandir Palace
Garbhaji Water Falls
Hill Fort Kesroli
Company Garden / Botanical Garden / Purjan Vihar (called as Shimla)
Government Museum, at former city palace. Rs 3; Free on Mondays
PanduPol, In Sariska Jungle. A place where "Pandvas" stayed at the time of agyatvaas. There is a hanuman temple which has the unique hanuman idol (in the form of relax). It is placed in the middle of the Sariska jungle.edit
BhartariHari. A famous TapoBhumi of Raja BhartriHariedit
Silliserh Lake, silliserh lake (14 k.m from the railway station). a decent lake named Siliserh lake along with government hotel (rtdc hotel )also named as Silliserh Hotel with restaurant and boarding facility. Except during rainy season, boating facility is available year-round.edit
Jaisamand Lake. A lake constructed by the King of Alwaredit
Sariska. One of the famous tiger sanctuaries of Indiaedit
Ashoka, tel. 2346780. Single/double from Rs 250/300.
Alwar Hotel, tel. 2700012. Single/double from Rs 400/700 with AC Rs800/1000.
Hotel Aravali, . The hotel has a total of 35 well-furnished rooms, including 5 suites. The rooms and suites are categorized into Maharaja Suite, Queens Corner, Kings Corner, Deluxe Room, Aravali Room, Semi-Deluxe Room, and Standard Room. Also has an outdoor swimming pool.edit
The Mandore Express leaves at 11:43pm, arriving at Jodhpur (sleeper/3AC Rs 226/578) at 8am
The Jaisalmer Express, leaving at 8:50pm, goes all the way to Jaisalmer (sleeper/3AC Rs 251/705)
The Shatabdi (No 2015/6) passes through Alwar at 8:35pm and stops at Jaipur(Rs315).
(HW All Express Train no. 10610) runs from Delhi on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from DLI (Old Delhi or Delhi Junction) Railway Station at 00.57 Hours.
(Jammu Ajmer Express - Train NO. 12414)