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How can we forget the city of the most haunted place in India? Yes, it is Alwar which is known for the Bhangarh fort which is one of the horror tourist attractions from people all over India and beyond. Notwithstanding the fact that is it quite chilly and exciting, this place is even considered as extremely dangerous. But that's where the fun lies. Alwar is a city in the state of Rajasthan which comes in the National Capital Region of India. Alwar is a tourist spot having many forts, lakes and historic sites which attract people from all around the world. It is the easiest getaway from Delhi being hardly 143 km away from the capital of India. Alwar is the administrative headquarters of Alwar district. The city has many tourist attractions like natural reserves, ancient havelis, the most haunted Bhangarh fort and much more.

Places to visit in Alwar

Bala Quila Fort

This fort is situated at a tremendous height of around 1,000 feet. The views of this place are out and out amazing in all its might. This fort has around 15 large and about 51 small towers. And what is exciting to know is the fact that the entire structure is adorned with the marble columns giving it a royal look.

Bhangarh Fort

The Bhangarh Fort is known for its historical ruins along with the ghost stories. What is really worth knowing about the Bhangarh Fort is the fact that this place is considered as the most haunted places in the country. Visiting this place will be altogether a different experience for you.

Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary

The Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary is quite well nestled in the Aravali Hills which cover the 800 sq km area which has been divided into the grasslands, the dry deciduous forests, the sheer cliffs etc.

Things to do in Alwar


The Hill Fort Kesroli is one of the most charming hotels present in Alwar. These have been in existence since the 14th century. Undoubtedly, this a great choice for a holiday for those people who are looking for a relaxing long weekend getaway from Delhi.

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Sariska Palace

Fundamentally, the Sariska Palace was considered as the poaching lodge of the Maharaja of Alwar. Moreover, this palace is quite admired for its amazing architectural grandeur and also the natural surroundings.

Neelkanth Mahadeo Temple

The Neelkanth Mahadeo Temple is quite popular among the people. However, it is almost in ruins but still, the locals hold a good level of faith in this temple.

Events and festivals in & around Alwar

Sawan Teej

Basically the Haryali Teej or the Sawan Teej is celebrated for the purpose of welcoming monsoons. This festival is celebrated by mostly women with songs, dancing and prayer rituals as well. The festivals coming in the Monsoon Teej are primarily dedicated to the Goddess Parvati.

Brij Mahostav

In Brij Mahostav, you can see people are generally dressed very brightly. Both men and women wear colourful dresses and sing songs. The highlight of this festival is the Raslila Dance which depicts the entire love story of Radha and Krishna. Read more...

World Music Festival

This is basically a cultural event which is held at Udaipur city in the state of Rajasthan. One can see a great number of artists participating in this event giving their best performances. Read more...

Best time to visit Alwar

The best time to visit Alwar would be from October to March. These months are practically ideal for sightseeing, travelling and exploring this city.

How to reach Alwar?

By Air - The nearest airport from Alwar is the Sanganer Airport, Jaipur, situated about 162 km from Alwar city. From there, you would have to get a cab or some other means of transportation to reach your destination.

By Road - The connectivity via road network is also quite good. So, if you are planning to travel by road then it would be a good option to consider.

By Train - The nearest railway station is the Alwar Railway Station which is connected via Delhi and Jaipur line. Planning a trip via train route would seem a convenient option for you.

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