Top Historical Places in Alwar

Are you looking to explore the history of Alwar through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Alwar including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Alwar. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Alwar ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Alwar, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Alwar for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Alwar with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Moosi Maharani Ki Chhatri

    Tags: Historical Site, Architecture

    Moosi Maharani ki Chhatri is a royal cenotaph (tomb) of Maharaja Bakhtawar Singh and his Queen Rani Moosi. This structure showcases typical Rajput architecture where Chhatris are considered the element of pride and honour. These chhatris are dome shaped pavilions that are elevated above the ground and resemble an umbrella. The buildings are built in beautiful red sandstone.