Top things to do in Alwar

Top Choice Museum in Alwar

Alwar Museum

Hidden within the City Palace is the excellent Alwar Museum. Its eclectic exhibits evoke the extravagance of the lifestyle of the maharajas: stunning weapons, stuffed Scottish pheasants, royal ivory slippers, miniat…
Fort in Alwar

Bala Quila

This imposing fort stands 300m above Alwar, its fortifications hugging the steep hills that line the eastern edge of the city. Predating the time of Pratap Singh, it’s one of the few forts in Rajasthan built before …
Indian in Alwar

Prem Pavitra Bhojnalaya

Alwar’s renowned restaurant has been going since 1957. In the heart of the old town, it serves fresh, tasty pure-veg food – try the delicious dal fry with Desai ghee and palak paneer (unfermented cheese chunks in a …
Historic Building in Alwar

City Palace

Under the gaze of Bala Quila fort sprawls the colourful and convoluted City Palace complex, with massive gates and a tank reflecting a symmetrical series of ghats and pavilions. Today most of the complex is occupied…
Historic Building in Alwar

Cenotaph of Maharaja Bakhtawar Singh

This double-storey edifice, resting on a platform of sandstone, was built in 1815 by Maharaja Vinay Singh, in memory of his father. To gain access to the cenotaph, take the steps to the far left when facing the pala…
Cafe in Alwar

Gigil Cafe

Breezy Gigil Cafe has introduced espresso coffee to Alwar. There's also bakery items and a multicuisine veg restaurant kicks of at 10am. The baristas are not yet proficient, but they are keen and by the time you rea…
Multicuisine in Alwar

Bridge Restaurant

The plush restaurant in the Hotel Aravali is possibly the best in town, especially for tandoor and nonveg. The curries are generous and delicious plus there is a small range of Chinese and Continental dishes, includ…
Indian in Alwar

Prem Pavitra Bhojnalaya

This newer branch of Prem's is a bit like a school cafeteria with functional furnishings for a quick meal of delicious Indian veg. The menu is a bit more extensive than the original restaurant. Try the Rajasthani cl…
Multicuisine in Alwar

Inderlok Classic Restaurant

This main-road restaurant has lots of palatable veg and 13 different paneer choices among its multicuisine menu. There’s a hushed and low-lit ambience in the AC room, which is plain and functional. It’s popular for …