Bala Quila Fort, Rajasthan

Bala Quila fort is one of the magnificent fortresses in Rajasthan, the desert state of India. It is also called as the Alwar Fort. By the virtue of its location in the Aravalli mountain range just above the city, it is also referred to as the guardian of the Alwar city. Bala Quila fort is a standout amongst the most notable tourist destinations in Alwar. Indeed, a number of visitors come in for their vacations to Alwar and they make sure that Bala Quila is not missed when they are in this Rajasthani city. Spanning over an area of 5 kilometres, this huge fort stands stern at a stature of 1000 feet. Bala Quila implies the young fort. However, looking at the humongous size, it is nothing short of a goliath of a structure made by man.

This huge bala quila was first built in the year 1550 by Hasan Khan Mewati, but this fort has seen different royal houses rule over. Alwar was passed on from one dynasty to another. It has seen the control of Mughals, Khanzadas, Marathas, Jats, Yadavas and Pathans. Despite all that, the fort still stands as tall as ever. This fort is an incredible site to visit amid evenings. The timings for the fort are from 10 am to 5 pm and it is open seven days a week. Aside from its rich history, it also gives an astounding view of the Alwar city from a height of more than 300 meters. This fort is really massive and covers an area of 1.6 kms from east to west and 5 kms from north to south. There are six doors in the fort standing as a statement to the boldness and valour of the Rajputs which is extremely outstanding.


Bala quila Fort open at 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Entry Fees

10 INR per Indians and 100 INR per Foreigners

Two Wheeler Entry Fees

20 INR per Bike/2 wheelers (Own) and 300 INR rent on per bike (rented bike also an option)

Gypsy Safari

1350 - 1500 INR per Gypsy up to 6 persons

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Yadav manisha
08 October 2022

Could we go on bala kila with own scooty???