Alwar is a district in Rajasthan, a state in the north-western frontier of India. The district headquarters lies in the city of Alwar. This district is full of palaces and many remarkable forts from different period of times. One of the most visited places in this district is the Bala Quila or the Alwar Fort. Located in a hilltop above the city of Alwar, the fort stands as an evidence of the valour of the Rajput rulers. The magnificent scriptures and sculptures on the walls of the fort is an architecture marvel. The Siliserh Lake Palace attracts visitors and picnic goers with its majestic view of the surrounding hills and lake.
Lying on the lap of the Aravalli Hills is the Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary covering a huge area with grasslands, deciduous forests and rocky cliffs. It is a Tiger Reserve Forest. The place not only attracts nature lover or wildlife enthusiasts but also history buffs. This place is a home to the 11th– 12th old temple of Garh-Rajor along with a 17th-century castle at Kankwari. The ruin of the Neelkanth Mahadeo temple in the reserve forest premises is popular among the tourists. Alwar is well connected by roads and railways.