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 (Rs 3; Free mondays); at former city palace.
Ashoka PH: 2346780 single/double from Rs 250/300
Alwar Hotel Ph: 2700012 Single/double from Rs 400/700 with AC Rs800/1000
Bus's frequently run to Deeg (Rs 30, 2 1/2 hours)