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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]].
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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. !
  
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
Bus's frequently run from Deeg (Rs 30, 2 1/2 hours)
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Bus's frequently run from [[Deeg]] (Rs 30, 2 1/2 hours)<br />
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Bus's/train's frequently run from [[Delhi]] (For bus Rs 96, 3 1/2 to 4 hours)<br />
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Bus's/train's frequently run from [[Jaipur]] (For bus Rs 90, 3 1/2 to 4 hours)<br />
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By Air:
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The nearest airport to Alwar is Delhi Airport which is 163 kms away.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
'''Bala Quila Fort''', one of the few forts build in [[Rajasthan]] prior to the rise of the Mughals. Permission from the superintendant of police is required prior to visiting (however this is easy to get).
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* '''Bala Quila Fort''', one of the few forts build in [[Rajasthan]] prior to the rise of the Mughals. Permission from the superintendant of police is required prior to visiting (however this is easy to get).
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* '''City Palace Complex'''
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* '''Government Museum''', at former city palace. Rs 3; Free on Mondays
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*<see name="PanduPol" alt="" address="In Sariska Jungle" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">A place where "Pandvas" stayed at the time of agyatvaas. There is a hanuman temple which have the unique hanuman idol(in the form of relax). it is placed in the middle of sariska jungle.</see>
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*<see name="BhartariHari" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">A famous TapoBhumi of Raja BhartriHari</see>
  
'''City Palace Complex'''
 
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
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*<do name="silliserh lake" alt="" address="silliserh lake " directions="14 k.m from railway station" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">a decent lake named siliserh lake along with government hotel (rtdc hotel )also named as silliserh hotel with restaurant and boarding faclity except during rainy season boating facility is available round the year.</do>
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*<do name="Jaisamand Lake" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Its a lake constructed by King of Alwar</do>
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*<do name="Sariska" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">One of the famous Tiger sanctuary of India</do>
  
Government Museum (Rs 3; Free mondays); at former city palace.
 
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
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also buy the famous mojris and lac bangles, a speciality of rajasthan.
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silver ornaments are considerably cheaper due to abundance of silver ore in rajasthan.
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
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* '''Prem Pavitra Bhojnalaya''' - Serves pure-veg food from Rs 60-100
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also try the delicious panipuri at Bhagat Singh ka Chauraha
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tastes like no other
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Kalakand(milk cake) near Ghanta Ghar(clock tower)
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
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*<drink name="Hotel Aravali" alt="" address="Opposite Railway Station" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Bar</drink>
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*<drink name="Tija Coffee house" alt="" address="Nangli/Ashok circle" directions="" phone="0144-2335407" url="" hours="9.30am-11.00pm" price="" lat="" long="">Best place for Coffee/lassi</drink>
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alwar is very famous for milk cake.
  
 
==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
  
'''Ashoka'''
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* '''Ashoka''', tel. 2346780. Single/double from Rs 250/300.
PH: 2346780
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single/double from Rs 250/300
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'''Alwar Hotel'''
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* '''Alwar Hotel''', tel. 2700012. Single/double from Rs 400/700 with AC Rs800/1000.
Ph: 2700012
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*<sleep name="Hotel Aravali" alt="" address="directions="" phone="" url="http://alwar.nic.in/homepage.htm" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">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.</sleep>
Single/double from Rs 400/700 with AC Rs800/1000
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==Contact==
 
==Contact==
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==Get out==
 
==Get out==
Bus's frequently run to Deeg (Rs 30, 2 1/2 hours)
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=== By bus ===
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Bus's frequently run to [[Deeg]] (Rs 30, 2 1/2 hours), [[Sariska]] (local, Rs12,one and a half), [[Jaipur]] (Rs68, four hours), [[Bharatpur]] (Rs45, four hours), [[Delhi]] (Rs81, half hourly).
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=== By train ===
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[[The Mandore Express]] leaves at 11.43pm arriving at [[Jodhpur]] (sleeper/3AC Rs 226/578) at 8am
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[[The Jaisalmer Express]] leaving at 8.50pm goes all the way to [[Jaisalmer]] (sleeper/3AC Rs 251/705)
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The [[Shatabdi]] (No 2015/6) passes through Alwar at 8.35pm and stops at [[Jaipur]](Rs315).
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=== By taxi ===
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A return Taxi to [[Sariska Reserve and National Park]] will cost you around Rs750
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Revision as of 07:35, 30 April 2012

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. !


Contents

Get in

Bus's frequently run from Deeg (Rs 30, 2 1/2 hours)
Bus's/train's frequently run from Delhi (For bus Rs 96, 3 1/2 to 4 hours)
Bus's/train's frequently run from Jaipur (For bus Rs 90, 3 1/2 to 4 hours)

By Air: The nearest airport to Alwar is Delhi Airport which is 163 kms away.

Get around

See

  • Bala Quila Fort, one of the few forts build in Rajasthan prior to the rise of the Mughals. Permission from the superintendant of police is required prior to visiting (however this is easy to get).
  • City Palace Complex
  • 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 have the unique hanuman idol(in the form of relax). it is placed in the middle of sariska jungle.
  • BhartariHari. A famous TapoBhumi of Raja BhartriHari


Do

  • silliserh lake, silliserh lake (14 k.m from railway station). a decent lake named siliserh lake along with government hotel (rtdc hotel )also named as silliserh hotel with restaurant and boarding faclity except during rainy season boating facility is available round the year.
  • Jaisamand Lake. Its a lake constructed by King of Alwar
  • Sariska. One of the famous Tiger sanctuary of India


Buy

also buy the famous mojris and lac bangles, a speciality of rajasthan.

silver ornaments are considerably cheaper due to abundance of silver ore in rajasthan.

Eat

  • Prem Pavitra Bhojnalaya - Serves pure-veg food from Rs 60-100

also try the delicious panipuri at Bhagat Singh ka Chauraha tastes like no other

Kalakand(milk cake) near Ghanta Ghar(clock tower)

Drink

  • Hotel Aravali, Opposite Railway Station. Bar
  • Tija Coffee house, Nangli/Ashok circle, 0144-2335407. 9.30am-11.00pm. Best place for Coffee/lassi

alwar is very famous for milk cake.

Sleep

  • 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, [1]. 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.

Contact

Get out

By bus

Bus's frequently run to Deeg (Rs 30, 2 1/2 hours), Sariska (local, Rs12,one and a half), Jaipur (Rs68, four hours), Bharatpur (Rs45, four hours), Delhi (Rs81, half hourly).

By train

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).

By taxi

A return Taxi to Sariska Reserve and National Park will cost you around Rs750



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