Best Things To Do in Alwar, India

Whether you're visiting Alwar for a few days or are a localite, Alwar is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Alwar. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Alwar. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Alwar. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Alwar keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Alwar listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

Check out free places to visit in Alwar which you can visit without spending a penny. Handpicked tours, day trips, and excursions in Alwar will make your visit comfortable. You will also find the opening and closing time, along with the time required to cover major attractions. This will help you to have a flawless plan without much hassle. We have also included eateries in Alwar recommended by locals.

Tourist Attractions in Alwar

Here is the list of things to do in Alwar and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Karni Mata Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Karni Mata is also known by the names of Ridhu Bai and Nari Bai by some locals. She was originally the wife of Kipoji Charan of the Sathika Village. She later told her husband that she was not being able to concentrate in matrimonial life. All this went unheard by her husband only before it was too serious and she decided to leave home. Karni Mata even arranged the marriage of her sister, Gulab...Read more
  2. Sariska Tiger Reserve

    Tags: Outdoors, National Park, Wildlife Sanctuary , Park

    In the land surrounding the royal fort of Kankwadi, is situated the ‘Land of the Carnivores’. This is the same place that used to be the hunting estate of Raja Jai Singh II during the 16th century. Here stands the famous Sariska Tiger Reserve. Initially, it was declared a National Park in 1958 and later designated as a Tiger Reserve in 1979. It comes under the “Project Tiger&r...Read more
  3. Bhangarh Fort

    Tags: Historical Site, Fort

    Once, a beautiful town with palaces, markets, people and armies is now a ruined site. The Bhangarh Fort was built in the year 1573 as the residence of Madho Singh. He was the son of Raja Bhagwant Das and the younger brother of Man Singh I. After the decline of the Mughal Empire and the famine of 1783, the population of this place declined almost completely. This place is also known to be one of...Read more
  4. Siliserh Lake Palace

    Tags: Hotel, Waterfront, Historical Site, Palace

    The Siliserh Palace was a gift of love from Maharaja Vinay Singh of Alwar to his wife Rani Sila. It was built around 1845 and served as the residence of the Queen. The Lake reservoir was name Siliserh after the name of the Queen. The lake was built to supply water to the district of Alwar. The lake palace is now turned into a mesmerizing heritage hotel. It is the perfect place for visitors to A...Read more
  5. Jaisamand Lake

    Tags: Water Body, Waterfront, Historical Site, Lake

    Jaisamand Lake, also known as Dhebar was built by Maharana Jai Singh in 1685 while building a dam on the Gomti River. This was built for the purpose of accessing the waters of River Ruparel. The Jaisamand Lake is now the second largest artificial lake in Asia after the Aswan Lake in Egypt. After visiting the lake you will get an idea of how religious the Rajasthani kings were. There are a numbe...Read more
  6. Bala Quila

    Tags: Historical Site, Monument, Architecture , Fort

    The Bala Quila Fort is one of the oldest forts of Rajasthan. It was said to be built by Hasan Khan Mewati in 1550 AD. It is also said by some legends that the monument was built by the Nikumbh Rajputs in 928 AD. It later passed on to The Pathans, The Marathas, The Mughals, The Jats, The Kacchwaha Rajputs and at the end was captured by Maharao Raja Pratap Singh, the owner of Alwar in 1775 AD. Hi...Read more
  7. City Palace

    Tags: Historical Site, Palace, Architecture

    The City Palace or the Vinay Vilas Mahal in Alwar is the perfect example of a combination of Rajput and Mughal styles of architecture. This stunning monument was built by Maharaja Vinay Singh in 1793. It was the residence of the king. This palace is a two storey building which is now taken up by many Government offices set up on the ground floor and the Alwar Museum on the floor above. This pla...Read more
  8. Alwar Museum

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum, History Museum

    The Government Museum, located inside the City Palace of Alwar on its 1st floor was set up in 1940 by the then rulers of Alwar who contributed the entire collection of the museum, which included- 234 sculptures, 11 inscriptions, 9702 coins, 35 metal objects, 2565 paintings and manuscripts, 2270 arms and weapons and 1809 objects of local art, craft and old musical instruments. It reflects the hi...Read more
  9. Cenotaph Of Maharaja Bhaktawar Singh

    Tags: Historical Site, Memorial, Monument

    The cenotaph is a monument of love. It was built by Maharaja Vinay Singh, son of Maharaja Bhaktawar Singh in his father’s honor. This is also known as Moosi Rani ki Chhatri, named after one of the mistresses of Maharaja Bhaktawar Singh. Moosi Bai is said to have performed Sati by jumping into the pyre of her husband in this place only. After this incident, she was given the status of a Qu...Read more
  10. Purjan Vihar

    Tags: Garden, Park, Landmark, Architecture

    Purjan Vihar is one of the landmark attractions of Alwar. It was initially known as The Company Gardens. Later, Maharaja Jai Singh changed its name to Purjan Vihar. The first stone was laid during the rule of Maharaja Shivdan Singh is 1868 and was at last completed into a large vaulted structure by Maharaja Mangal Singh. The structure was mainly built to prevent the strong sun rays from enterin...Read more
  11. Tija Coffee House
    Tija Coffee House is famous for its coffee and milk cake. This is the best place for winding down and relaxing after a long day. Both local and travelers frequent the coffee house for a relaxed eveing with friends and colleagues. This is a great spot in Alwar.
  12. Naldeshwar Shrine Image
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    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Somewhere around the 18th century, a temple was built so as to shelter a Linga that was naturally formed in the hills in a cave. This later came to be known as the Naldeshwar Shrine which is a revered temple and is nestled amidst lush greenery. Vehicles need to be left near the highway and one needs to reach the temple on foot. Devotees from far and wide gather to seek the blessings of Lord Shi...Read more
  13. Prem Pavitra Bhojnalaya
    This is the best restaurant which offers home cooked Indian meals and a variety of cuisines, including vegetarian. The food is just great and many patrons are repeat visitors, due to the tasty meals offered. This is definitely a must visit restaurant in Alwar.
  14. Alwar Bagh
    This property is magnificent and is a great feature. With air conditioning to protect from the hot weather, the rooms are also beautiful and the surrounding greenery is quite calming. the hotel is a bit pricey, but the efficient service, the spacious rooms, the friendly staff and the ambience makes up for it.
  15. Late Night Shopping In Alwar

    Tags: Entertainment

    Quirky bazaars and small shops full with home décor items, jewellery, handicrafts, souvenirs and many other goods create the super-exciting atmosphere at the late night shopping in Alwar markets. There is gluttony of choice of the items that are best in quality and reasonably priced. Hope Circus Market, Bazaa bazaar, Saraf Bazaar, Malalekhers Bazaar are the main shopping points you can c...Read more