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Alwar is part of the National Capital Region (NCR) of India. The hilly district of Rajasthan state is situated 150 km north of Jaipur, the state capital. It is also known as Matsya Nagar (Fish City) and the Tiger Gate of Rajasthan. Locals celebrate Kite Festival annually on Rakshabandhan day. Kalakand (milk-cake) is world famous dessert cuisine of Alwar. Sahibi and Arvari rivers run through the city. Delhi Airport (163 km) is nearest airport to Alwar.
The Alwar fort, built on a hill, about 1960 feet above the sea level, stands majestically 1000 feet above the city.
The Sariska Tiger Reserve is an Indian national park and wildlife refuge located in the Alwar district
Siliserh Lake is situated just 13 Kms from Alwar city and also can be used as stop over before you move on Sariska
Bhangarh is a village in Alwar that is famous for its historical ruins.