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Bala Quila Fort

Bala Quila Fort or the Alwar Fort is situated in the Aravalli Range, above the town of Alwar. Built in the 15th century by Hasan Khan Mewati, it has been under the rule of the Marathas, Yadavas, and the Kachwaha Rajputs. According to the Hindu Puranas, the fort is the strength of the King. The literal meaning of the ‘Bala Quila’ is the Young Fort. Laxman Pole is the only metalled road which connects the Fort to the Alwar city. The silver pages of history speak that Pratap Singh, the founder of Alwar state entered the fort through this metalled way only.

Bhangarh Fort

Bhangarh Fort

The Bhangarh Fort is a 17th Century fort built in the Alwar district of Rajasthan. It was built by one of the Navratans of Akbar’s court, Man Singh I for his grandson Madho Singh I. It was named by Madho Singh after his grandfather Man Singh or Bhan Singh. As soon as you enter through the main gate of the ruined fort city, also known as Bhoot Bangla, it gives a chill down your spine. Within the fort, there are temples, palaces, and Havelis. Apart from that, there are also four more gates for the entry to the fort: the Lahori Gate, the Ajmeri Gate, the Phulbari Gate, and the Delhi Gate. There are many Hindu temples at the entrance of the gates. The royal palace is located at the extreme end of the limits of the fort.

Siliserh Lake Palace

Silised lake

Siliserh Lake is an amazing tourist attraction, spread over a large area of 7 square kilometers and filled with fun activities and places to relax such as the Siliserh Lake Palace bordering the water reservoir. Located at a distance of 16 kilometers from Alwar city, it is easily accessible and is probably the best destination around to cool off the Rajasthan heat!

Kesroli

Kesroli

This Hill Fort Kesroli is one of the rare heritage hotels in Alwar that has been in existence since the 14th century. A wonderful destination to enjoy the barrier sunsets, showing daily for 700 years and discovering the Neemrana heritage hotels in Alwar is this resort. Hill Fort-Kesroli is a great holiday choice for those looking for a relaxing. This massive fort is constructed with beauty and treasure of history. It has spread fields bounding it which make a splendid sight from the palace.

Sariska Palace

sariska palace

The grand Sariska Palace, built in 1892 by his majesty Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh of Alwar, is a truly good palace. Every corner of this beautiful palace drips of royalty and regality at its best. The opulent palace spreads across 120 acres of lush green landscapes, compelling the onlooker to fall in love with its grandeur. Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh built this marvel as a hunting lodge for his guests and himself.

City Palace

City Palace

It is also known as Vinay Vilas Mahal, an architectural marvel and a lovely mix of Mughal and Rajasthani design give you a glimpse of the royal lifestyle. There are many entries into the city palace and each has a name and significance like Jai Pol, Suraj Pol, Laxman Pol, Chand Pol, Kishan Pol, and Andheri Gate are some of the entry points. The palace has 15 imposing towers and 51 smaller towers overlooking the mountain slopes. It is the biggest attraction of the museum is the collection of royal memorabilia while the Sagar Lake behind the city palace is exquisite as well.

Moosi Maharani Ki Chhatri

Moosi Maharani ki Chhatri

Maharaja Vinay Singh of Alwar built this double-storeyed cenotaph in 1815 in memory of his father Maharaja Bakhtawar Singh. It is an elegant monument, shaped like a flower and built with a blend of brown sandstone and white marble. The use of these umbrellas was usually used by Rajputs of Rajasthan to depict the elements of pride and respect in architecture.  This place is one of the most famous monuments in Rajasthan.

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