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Alwar is a famous and small city in Rajasthan. It is 162.5 kilometres away from the capital Jaipur. You can easily reach there by train, bus, cab, car, etc. It is easily approachable, but if you are travelling by road then you should be calm and close down your windows passing through the “Sariska Tiger Reserve”, it may be that you car would be crossed by a tiger, you can easily see the Indian leopard, jungle cat, caracal, striped hyena, Indian jackal, chital, sambhar, nilgai, chinkara, four-horned antelope, wild boar, hare, hanuman langur, rhesus monkeys, grey partridge, white-throated kingfisher, Indian peafowl, bush quail, sandgrouse, treepie, golden-backed woodpecker, crested serpent eagle and the Indian eagle-owl.

Alwar is a famous and small city in Rajasthan. It is 162.5 kilometres away from the capital Jaipur. You can easily reach there by train, bus, cab, car, etc. It is easily approachable, but if you are travelling by road then you should be calm and close down your windows passing through the “Sariska Tiger Reserve”, it may be that you car would be crossed by a tiger, you can easily see the Indian leopard, jungle cat, caracal, striped hyena, Indian jackal, chital, sambhar, nilgai, chinkara, four-horned antelope, wild boar, hare, hanuman langur, rhesus monkeys, grey partridge, white-throated kingfisher, Indian peafowl, bush quail, sandgrouse, treepie, golden-backed woodpecker, crested serpent eagle and the Indian eagle-owl.

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<strong>Alwar</strong> is a famous <strong>and</strong> small city in Rajasthan. It is 162.5 kilometres away from the capital Jaipur. You can easily reach there by<br />

train, bus, cab, car, etc. It is easily approachable, but if you are travelling by road then you should be calm <strong>and</strong> close down<br />

your windows passing through the “Sariska Tiger Reserve”, it may be that you car would be crossed by a tiger, you can easily<br />

see the Indian leopard, jungle cat, caracal, striped hyena, Indian jackal, chital, sambhar, nilgai, chinkara, four-horned<br />

antelope, wild boar, hare, hanuman langur, rhesus monkeys, grey partridge, white-throated kingfisher, Indian peafowl, bush<br />

quail, s<strong>and</strong>grouse, treepie, golden-backed woodpecker, crested serpent eagle <strong>and</strong> the Indian eagle-owl.


But you don’t even dare to <strong>co</strong>me out <strong>and</strong> make noise<br />

on passing through the jungle area. You need to slow<br />

down your speed <strong>and</strong> avoid horn.<br />

If you are travelling by road, then you can easily reach<br />

“P<strong>and</strong>upol” before entering the city, otherwise train<br />

will be drop you at the station <strong>and</strong> then you can visit<br />

here. This spot is in the range <strong>of</strong> Sariska Tiger Reserve,<br />

on the hills, but you can reach there by your<br />

<strong>co</strong>nvenience. It has a mythological story <strong>of</strong> P<strong>and</strong>avas<br />

the heroes <strong>of</strong> Mahabharata, on the top <strong>of</strong> the rock<br />

there is a Hanuman temple <strong>and</strong> you will see a<br />

waterfall there, which is <strong>co</strong>ntinuing to flow from the<br />

Mahabharata time, no one knows the source <strong>of</strong><br />

water, but it has still <strong>co</strong>ntinue to flow, there you can<br />

give the food to the fishes which is available there by<br />

vendors just in 10 to 30 rupees.<br />

You can go to the upper side <strong>of</strong> the temple to see the ‘Kund’ but this opened for visitors occasionally due to precautions <strong>and</strong><br />

don’t try to <strong>co</strong>me down in the waterfall, it may be dangerous for you, there are the clear warnings are written on the rocks.<br />

If you are walking to seeing the birds <strong>and</strong> greenery, then you should be careful because it may be the snake can be on the<br />

way.<br />

After visiting these sights you must be tired, after check in at a hotel. You can have some snacks <strong>and</strong> taste the special<br />

Kalak<strong>and</strong> (milk – cake), it is a special desert <strong>of</strong> the city, <strong>and</strong> you cannot find it anywhere else.


Next morning, be ready to visit on the Aravali Range, yes the “Bala Quila” or the “<strong>Alwar</strong> Fort” is situated in the hills <strong>of</strong> Aravali<br />

range <strong>and</strong> 1120 feet above from the city. It is accessible only by the four wheeler, cab, car, etc. it will take 30 minutes to<br />

reach. It the fort has 15 large <strong>and</strong> 51 small towers <strong>and</strong> the entire structure is adorned with marble <strong>co</strong>lumns <strong>and</strong> lattice window<br />

bal<strong>co</strong>nies.


“Bhangarh” is located 90 kilometres away from the city. it is a haunted place, but you must visit this place, it would be better if<br />

you visit here on some rainy day, it is a 17th century fort, built by Madho Singh I. You can see the large havelis, so many Hindu<br />

temples such as Hanuman Temple, Gopinath Temple, Someshwar Temple, Keshav Rai Temple, Mangla Devi Temple, Ganesh<br />

Temple <strong>and</strong> Navin Temple. The Gopinath Temple is built above a 14 ft raised plinth <strong>and</strong> yellow stones are used for the<br />

exquisite carvings <strong>of</strong> the temple <strong>and</strong> lush greenery, the most panoramic view. The residence <strong>of</strong> the priest called the Purohitji Ki<br />

Haveli is located in the precincts <strong>of</strong> the temple <strong>co</strong>mplex. Next in order is the Nachan Ki Haveli (dancer’s palace) <strong>and</strong> Jauhari<br />

Bazaar (market place) followed by the Gopinath Temple. The Royal Palace is located at the extreme end <strong>of</strong> the fort’s limits. It<br />

assumes to house <strong>of</strong> ghosts that’s why the entry after 6 PM is prohibited.


When you will <strong>co</strong>ming back from the city just take a stop on the way to visit the Siliser Lake, it look so stunning in the evening<br />

when the sun is setting down, the entire sky on the lake reflects in the clean water spreading its reddish <strong>co</strong>lour.<br />

You can shop anything from the famous bangles to art <strong>and</strong> craft de<strong>co</strong>rations; you can shop here from Malakhera Bazaar,<br />

Hop Circus <strong>and</strong> other markets, <strong>and</strong> yummy Kalak<strong>and</strong> from the Baba Thakardas shop. It’s such an amazing holiday with the<br />

heritages <strong>and</strong> scenic places <strong>of</strong> <strong>Alwar</strong>.<br />

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