Places to Visit Near Alwar

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Places to Visit Near Alwar

Here is the list of 14 Places to Visit Near Alwar

1. Bhangarh Fort, Alwar

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Famous for the historical ruins and the ghost stories, Bhangarh has been regarded as the most haunted place in the country. It is located on the way between Jaipur and Delhi. The Bhangarh Fort is a 17th Century fort built in the Alwar district of Rajasthan. It was built by one of the Navratans of Akbar's court, Man Singh I for his grandson Madho Singh I. It was named by Madho Singh after his grandfather Man Singh or Bhan Singh. As soon as you enter through the main gate of the ruined fort city, also known as Bhoot Bangla, it gives a chill down your spine.

2. Neelkanth Mahadeo Temple, Alwar

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Neelkanth temple is located within the Tiger Reserve premises and though it is almost in ruins, locals still hold faith in this temple, and many other temples in the reserve. This is actually, a cluster of a few temples together almost 30 km into the Tiger Reserve. Apart from its religious importance it is noted for its excellent stone carving and the lush green forests that surround the temple add to it's beauty.

3. Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary, Alwar

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Nestled in the Aravali Hills over an area of about 800 Sq. Km covering the grasslands, dry deciduous forests, cliffs and rocky landscape, lays the Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary, now known as The Sariska Tiger Reserve. This area was once a hunting preservation of The Maharaja of Alwar. The Reserve is known for its majestic Royal Bengal Tigers. It is the first tiger reserve to relocate the Tigers (from Ranthambore) successfully. As it lies in the lap of Aravali Hills, it holds an abundant amount of mineral resources like copper.

4. Naldeshwar Shrine, Alwar

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This shrine is a little off the town and lies on the Sariska-Alwar highway. Cars and other means of transport will have to be left near the highway and the temple can be reached only by foot. This place of worship is surrounded by thick greenery and is a delight for nature lovers. The atmosphere around the shrine, and even the walk to the shrine is very peaceful and highly delightful.

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5. Pandu Pol, Alwar

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Pandupol is a Hanuman temple, located inside Sariska jungles. Legend has it, that the Pandavas spent their time in exile ('Agyatvaas') - secret time - here. Unlike most other temples, the idol of Hanuman here is in a reclining position.

6. Jaipur, Rajasthan - The Pink City

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Known For : Amer Fort City Palace, Jaipur Hawa Mahal

Jaipur is a vibrant amalgamation of the old and the new. Also called the Pink City, The capital of the royal state of Rajasthan, Jaipur has been ruled by Rajput kingdoms for many centuries and developed as a planned city in the 17th century AD. Along with Delhi and Agra, Jaipur forms the Golden Triangle, one of the most famous tourist circuits of the country.

Best Time: October to March

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7. Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan - The Ancient City of Shekhawati Region

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Known For : Rani Sati Temple Haveli and forts Khetri Mahal

An ancient town in the state of Rajasthan, Jhunjhunu is known for its fresco art and carefully engraved architecture of vacant havelis and authentic Rajasthani experience in an offbeat destination. Located at a distance of 190km from Jaipur, Jhunjunu is home to Rani Sati Temple, a revered pilgrimage site for Hindus. Made of marble, Khetri Palace or Wind Palace is another piece of beautiful palace architecture that attracts tourists.

Best Time: October to March

8. Pilani

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Pilani is a small town situated in the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan, mainly renowned for being home to one of the most prestigious educational institutes of the country namely BITS Pilani (Birla Institute of Technology and Science). Grand Havelis and revered shrines are situated in the heart of this quaint town which still reflect the rich saga of the past.

9. Sikar, Rajasthan

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Known For : Devgarh Danta Ramgarh Harshnath Temple

Sikar is a heritage city in the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan between Agra and Bikaner. Known for its intricate architecture of grand havelis and forts adorned frescoes, Sikar is located in the shade of massive walls with seven entrance gates to the town. Sikar is an excellent getaway for lazing around, doing photo walks, absorbing the distinct culture and talking to the locals while gawking at marvellous monuments.

Best Time: October to March

10. Bharatpur, Rajasthan -

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Known For : Bharatpur National Park Lohagarh Fort Banke Bihari Temple

Bharatpur is located in the Braj region of state Rajasthan, around 38 km from Mathura. Bharatpur is popularly known as the home of Keoladeo National Park, which habitats over 370 species of animals and birds. It is recognised as one of the most popular birds feeding and breeding grounds. In 1982 the park was marked as a National Park, and later in 1985, it came on the list of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.

Best Time: November to February

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11. Neemrana, Rajasthan

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Known For : Neemrana Fort Palace Zip Lining Baori

Neemrana town is located in Alwar in Rajasthan on Delhi-Jaipur highway. It is famous for its magnificent Neemrana Fort Palace. It was built in 1464 AD, a palace from where Rajput Maharaja Prithvi Raj Chauhan III reigned. Neemrana fort is now converted into one of the Rajasthan's oldest heritage luxury hotels. The fort has been restored and developed for the people to enjoy amalgamation of history and modernity.

Best Time: July to March

12. Aligarh - City of Locks

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Known For : Jama Masjid Aligarh Aligarh Fort Sir Syed House Museum

Nestled in the populous state of Uttar Pradesh, Aligarh has grown as a prominent educational centre as well as a commercial centre in North India. Known as Kol or Koli in the ancient times, the city is said to have been founded by the Dor Rajputs in 372 AD and has housed the famous Aligarh Muslim University since 1875. Aligarh is also famous for its lock industry.

13. Mathura, Uttar Pradesh - The hometown of Lord Krishna

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Known For : Lathmar Holi Govardhan Hill Shri Krishna Janmasthan Temple

India is a country of immense diversity in all fields of life, starting from religious to cultural to historical. Religion has been deeply ingrained into the Indian lifestyle for as far as one can remember, which is why India abounds in cities and towns all across the country which are devoted to fulfilling spiritual desires of people who come to visit these places from far and wide. Mathura is one such place which is considered one of the most sacred lands of India, and is filled to the brim at any point of the year with people looking to pursue spiritual enlightenment.

Best Time: October to March

14. Rohtak

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Known For : Asthal Bohar Math Meham Bhindawas Lake

The Heart of Haryana, Rohtak is situated just 70 kms away from the Heart of the India, Delhi and happens to be a part of the National Capital Region (NCR). There have been many rumours regarding the name of the city and its origins. With evidence suggesting that the old town is as old as the Indus Valley Civilization, Rohtak has turned out to be a city of fascination. The district of Rohtak is divided into two parts; Rohtak and Meham.

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