The city of Alwar, famous for its idyllic landscapes, is the administrative center of the district of the same name, and was in ancient times the capital of the princely state of Alwar or Ulwar during British India.
The city is located about 160 kilometers south of Delhi and about 150 kilometers north of the capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur. Alwar is at an altitude of about 271 meters and has a population of about 170,000 inhabitants.
In Alwar you can enjoy interesting historical monuments. It is surrounded by a wall, a moat and has a fortress, as well as splendid palaces.
The city has a beautiful lake with a very picturesque valley. The Sariska National Shrine is located in the Aravalli Hills, only a few kilometers from Alwar.
This sanctuary, which is a protected reserve for tigers, is home to a large number of species, especially birds and plants.
In Alwar a sweet called Milkcake is made, which although it is famous also in other places, it is exported from here to other places. They are also engaged in the preparation of seed oil, porcelain and cotton.
Alwar is a district and city in the State of Rajasthan , called "The Tiger Gate", it was the capital of the ancient Principality of Alwar and is surrounded by the lush green of the Aravali hills, with its forests, lakes and valleys.
It is one of the oldest cities in the State of Rajasthan and its prehistoric sites and historical monuments delight archeology enthusiasts.
It is also known as Matasya Desh, the city where the Pandavas, powerful heroes of the Mahabharata, spent the last year of their 13 years of exile. In Alwar we will find innumerable palaces and fortresses of great style and beautiful and delicate design; beautiful natural landscapes and a fascinating social and cultural diversity.Get Started