Surrounded by the Aravali hills, Alwar is a pretty city of rich culture and heritage. Alwar has retained its charm from the past. The majestic fort, beautiful City Palace and the colorful markets make Alwar one of the most interesting cities in Rajasthan. Alwar has been one of the oldest of Rajasthani Kingdoms and one of the first Rajput states to align itself with the British Empire. Alwar is most famous for two things - its milk cake also known as ‘Alwar-ka-mawa’, and for its fort.
Alwar is one of the oldest cities in Rajasthan. Paradoxically, the city is also the most recent of the Rajput kingdoms. Its traditions can be traced back to the realms of Viratnagar that flourished here around 1500 BC. Alwar is famous for its majestic fort and its delicious milk cake.
The nearest airports are Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi (143 km away), Jaipur International Airport (150 km away).
Alwar railway station, on the Delhi–Jaipur line, is connected with Delhi, Jaipur, and Mumbai.
Alwar is well connected by roads from all the major cities of Rajasthan and nearby states.
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