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.
Bus's frequently run from Deeg (Rs 30, 2 1/2 hours)
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
Prem Pavitra Bhojnalaya - Serves pure-veg food from Rs20-80
Hotel Aravali, Opposite Railway Station. Bar
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 C.E.B, Near Railway Station. 3 star hotel with a swimming pool and bar.
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).