The Tiger gate of Rajasthan is known as Alwar city. There are many places of interest in Alwar including the forts and lakes. The place is a tourist attraction with Bhangarh’s haveli, Sariska Tiger Reserve, and nature reserves including Siliserh Lake. Surrounded by Aravali hills, Alwar is a pretty city of rich culture and heritage.
The ancient name of Alwar is derived from a tribe known as Salwa. The Salva tribe is described as a non-Vedic tribe that occupied Kurukshetra and conquered the Kuru Kingdom. Alwar State can be said to have been created as a separate, independent state.
Tourist attractions place in Alwar
Bhangarh Fort is considered to be the most haunted fort in the country. The fort was built by Bhagwant Das for his son Madhosingh I in the 17th century. The fort is named after King Bhansingh. The fort is also known as Bhoot Bangla.
Behind this haunted palace is said by the locals that there was a princess from Bhangarh named Ratnavati who was very beautiful in appearance. A necromancer in the region fell in love with her. To get this queen put black magic in the oil that the princess used for massage. But, before his dirty conspiracy could work, Princess Ratnavati overcame his seasoned and threw oil filled with magic on a huge stone around. Black magic worked its way up and Boulder was crushed to death by Tantric. Yet, before he could take his final breath, he cursed the entire Bhanga curs, descending from grief and frustration and slowly falling into complete desolation like him.
Bala Quila Fort and Alwar Fort are also included. The fort was brought to Manav in 1942 by Hasan Khan Mewati. The fort is perched on a high hill and the view towers overlook the city. The Bala Quila Fort is also called the Alwar Fort owing to its prominence in the city. A fortress established by Alaghu Rai in 1049 A.D. is also located here. The fort has six gates known as Jai Pole, Suraj Pole, Laxman Pole, Chand Pole, Krishan Pole, and Andheri Gate.
The City Palace, also known as Vinay Vilas Mahal. City Palace was built in 1793 by King Baktavar Singh. The palace is a blend of Rajput and Islamic styles. The palace houses a museum depicting a royal monument. The museum houses historical items such as the king’s swords and the life of Emperor Berber. Embellished with Factitious murals and mirror work on the walls and ceiling, the palace has 15 imposing towers and 51 smaller towers overlooking the mountain incline.
Sariska National Park
Sariska National Park is located in the Aravalli mountain range. Sariska National Park is now known as Sariska Tiger Reserve. It is the first tiger reserve to shift the Tigers successfully. The park is known for its famous Royal Bengal Tiger. Declared a Wildlife reserve in 1955 and a National Park in 1982, it is the first reserve in the world to have successfully relocated tigers.
Moosi Maharani Ki Chhatri
This Maharaja Vinay Singh happened in the memory of his father Maharaja Baktawar Singh and his queen Rani Moosi. When Maharaja Batakwar died, his queen Ranu Munjai was sati here. She was then accepted as the king’s wife