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State: Rajasthan
District: Alwar
Famous for/as: Heritage
Languages: Hindi, Rajasthani
Best Season: Oct - Mar
Weather: Summer 32 to 45°C, Winter 5 to 28°C
Altitude: 268 m
Pincode: 301xxx
STD code: 0144
Prettily situated amidst the craggy and jagged rocks, Alwar in the Aravalli region presents a beautiful mix of different traditions. This hilly terrain in the state of Rajasthan possesses a rich history, which dates back to 1500 BC. This rock fringed tiny locale presents a pebbly as well as a verdant landscape. Formerly known as Mewat, Alwar gained as remarkable seat of art and culture under the patronage of Maharaja Pratap Singh. Like all the princely states of that time, this strong hold of the Rajputs also came under the British rule and remained as the same till India got freedom.

Alwar, a city of majestic monuments and panoramic destinations captivates the tourist with its alluring appeal. This small town, imbibed in the rich cultural heritage provides a great time of good holidaying. Naturally adorned with pretty water bodies and abundant wild life this has always been listed as one of the prominent locations in the tourist’s itineraries.

One among the mesmerizing feature of this picturesque town is the alluring journey in the fairy queen through the length and breadth of the town. The gorgeous valleys and stunning façades look more marvelous when watched through the minuscule glass windows of the moving train.

Alwar was a bustling centre of bookish activities, which gave birth to a number of scholarly persons. The shopping buffs can try their luck in the local markets where they would be provided with a variety of artifacts ranging from colourful bangles to double dyed saris. Roaming through the old boulevards of this historic town would definitely fetch one with unforgettable memories.
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Sterling Fantasy - Palaces in Rajasthan

  by Afia Ahmad  on Jan 25, 2011
Palaces in Rajasthan are one of the prime attractions that draws tourists to this state. These palaces of Rajasthan are eloquent of the grandeur and royalty that once resided here.

Travel within city

Alwar is a princely city located in the State of Rajasthan. It has many local attractions including many forts, palaces and monuments and the public transport can be used to cover most of the important place of interest. The Alwar Railway Station is connected to Jaipur and other parts of the state; however it may not have frequent train services to other parts of the country.


There are autos available from the railway station. They are not very expensive and can the prices can be bargained and many of the drivers speak halting English. They charge around Rs 100 to 150 to reach the main areas of the city. Auto rickshaws generally have special night fares. It may however be difficult to hail an auto during the night.


Frequent government buses ply to most parts of the city. They are generally crowded and not comfortable. Government buses are cheap and can be hailed at any point. They charge around Rs 10 to 20 to reach from one end of the city to another.


Another option is to hire one of the local taxis that are available. Most of them charge around Rs 6 per km for Tata Indica and Rs 9 per km for Toyota Qualis.


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Comments (12) Reviews (5)
i love rajsthan
Posted by PIYA THAKUR 2 year, 6 months ago
As its name implies ALWAR itself inside its name anyone can imagine how much it would be lovable
Posted by ranveer 2 year, 8 months ago
alwar is a beautiful city i like it
Posted by kapil avasthi 3 year, 7 months ago
i love alwar coz not only i live here but also its haritage.
Posted by nitin 4 year ago
I born in Alwar. it is really too pieceful, Facinating city with good people. due to this I am sacrificing good job growth & does not leave this place with no affections..
Good Place to roam in Aravali Hills in Rainy seasons. even after too much hot in summers, it is lovable place.
Posted by iqbal Singh 4 year, 11 months ago
new to alwar...have heard lots...letz hope for the best in my tour.. will share if everything goes on well..Touchwood :-)
Posted by Tojo Ton 5 year ago
alwar is my birth place and I love it!
Thanks for the temperature information.
I needed it for my geo. assignment!
Posted by hinata 5 year, 3 months ago
Alwar iz a beautiful city i like it.
Posted by Pawanyadav 5 year, 9 months ago
it is very very very very nice city /...
Posted by kapil 6 year, 8 months ago
lawar is very god city
Posted by banwari 6 year, 8 months ago

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