Further when here, you have to check out Suraj Kund, Salim Sagar Pond and Jal Mahal for sure.
Jaipur's trunk full of historic wealth is what makes it one of the most popular cities in the world and its beauty standards are simply unparalleled! But there are other sites around the Pink City that are equally intriguing and one such classic locale is Alwar, located 152 km from the state capital, with its rustic and regal charms. So if you find yourself heading to Alwar from Jaipur on a weekend, then you cannot miss out on visiting the imposing Bala Quila, which precedes other structures in terms of grandeur!
The Glorious 15th Century!
Built in the 15th century by Hasan Khan Mewati, Alwar Fort portrays a classic Indo-Islamic form of architecture. Abundant with embellishments and sculptures, the fort accommodates the Nikumbha Mahal Palace and its entrancing frescoes! Further when here, you have to check out Suraj Kund, Salim Sagar Pond and Jal Mahal for sure or else your trip would definitely remain incomplete.
There are also 15 prominent temples to see at this site, which include the illustrious Chakradhari Hanuman Temple and Sita Ram Temple. The grace of these aesthetically rich structures speaks of the glory of yesteryears and cannot be missed out on, if you're a true-blue explorer!
Annexed by numerous kings, the Alwar Fort is wrapped in different traditions and cultures! Legends say that the fort has been home to the first Mughal King of India, Babar, who took a bit of treasure from here to gift Humayun, his son and also one of the emperors of India. It is also said that the great Mughal King Akbar had banished his son Jahangir here, who spent a significant amount of time in the fort!
The best time to visit Bala Qila is during the cooler months because it allows for a comfortable day of exploration. Sporting the spellbinding view of the magnificent Aravalli hills and the alluring city of Alwar, this quila is the perfect getaway destination for you when in Jaipur!