Alwar is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Alwar one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Alwar is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Alwar or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Alwar. Explore the historical monuments of Alwar with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Alwar guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Alwar page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Alwar landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Alwar.
#1 of 7 Historical Places in Alwar | Added 1477 times in trip plans
Alwar Kachhehri, Moholla Ladiya, Alwar, Rajasthan- 301001, India
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
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 an...
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Dhausa Village, Alwar, Rajasthan
06:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 co...
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Lake Palace Siliserh, Siliserh Circle, Alwar, Rajasthan-301022
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 h...
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Jaisamand Lake, Umren, Rajasthan- 301001
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 religio...
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Nikumbha Mahal Palace, Alwar, Rajasthan- 301001, India
10:00 am - 04:30 pm
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 ...
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Moholla Ladiya, Alwar, Rajasthan- 301001
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
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 ...
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City Palace Rd, Mohalla Ladiya, Alwar, Rajasthan 301001
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.