Alwar, a city of splendid monuments enchants the tourist with its charming appeal. Being a small town, it has imbibed the rich cultural heritage and is a great place to enjoy holidays. It is naturally decked with pretty water bodies and wild life this has always been listed as one of the outstanding locations in tourist’s itineraries.
Located in the state of Rajasthan, Alwar is situated on a ridge 889 ft above sea level. The city was founded by Raja Ajay Pal Chauhan in the 7th Century. Situated in the Aravalli Hills, it possesses a rich cultural heritage which dates back to 1500 BC. Alwar which was earlier known as Mewat, gained a remarkable reputation of art and culture under the rule of Maharaja Pratap.
The imperial ambiance of the city comes from a number of structures and monuments of historical significance. It has beautiful lakes and valleys. It has one of the best wild life areas in Rajasthan. The city has a great architectural style. Forts and palaces with their magnificent decorations take away your breath. Beautiful lakes, big hunting lodges, historically important sites and several varieties of birds and animals etc makes this city a must see while visiting Rajasthan.