Alsisar Rajasthan

Introduction:
The origin of Alwar city goes back to the time of Mahabharata. It was a part of the Matsya kingdom and the Pandavas have supposed to spend some part of their exile here. The ancient state of Alwar perhaps was the oldest kingdom in Rajasthan.Alwar always figured prominently in the history of India. Archaeological findings from the regions indicate that during the ancient period the area was occupied by the Matsaya King.
 
Information:
Area: 44.76 sq km.
Temperature: Summer Max 37 C Min 24 C / Winter Max 31 C Min 11C
Language: Rajasthani, Hindi and English.
Population: 2 Lakhs.
 
Location:
Agra: 150 kilometers
Deeg: 61 kilometers
Jaipur: 143 kilometers
Bharatpur: 94 kilometers
Delhi: 164 kilometers
 
History:
It is nested between a cluster of small hills of the Aravali range. Perched on the most prominent of these hills is a massive ancient fort that whispers tales of the rich history of the city. Alwar was merged with the other princely states of Bharatpur, Karauli and Dholpur, forming the United State of Matsya, a name which reflected the fact that those states all comprised the ancient Matsya kingdom.In 1949, Matsya was merged with the state of Rajasthan.In 1771 A.D.Maharaja Pratap Singh, a Kuchhwaha Rajput belonging to the clan of Jaipur's rulers, won back Alwar and founded a principality of his own.Apart from its long history, the city has a rich natural heritage with some beautiful lakes and picturesque valleys thickly wooded in parts.
 
Tourists attractions:
Vinay Vilas Palace, Tomb of Fateh Jung, City Palace, Bharathari Mandir, Vijay Mandir Palace.
 
Access:
By air: 143 kms from jaipur airport
By road: Alwar is connected by road with all the major cities of India
By rail: Alwar is connected by rail with all the major cities of India
 
 
 
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