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City Palace

Alwar, India
+91 92146 79555
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Absolutely worth the visit if in Alwar

You can easily reach the palace by foot from the city center of Alwar, it's worth it as you have to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jessica l
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Beautiful

Beautiful palace and rather unexplored by tourists as it houses government buildings.Unfortunately... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
keshavprabhuss
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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can easily reach the palace by foot from the city center of Alwar, it's worth it as you have to walk through beautiful narrow streets and meet friendly locals. The Palace is not prepared to welcome tourist and not maintained (dirty and abandoned) but...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful palace and rather unexplored by tourists as it houses government buildings.Unfortunately no guides to explain anything to you and you are left on your own to look around. The top of the palace is the museum that also houses beautiful objects and is worth...More

Thank keshavprabhuss
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The City Palace is opposite the Jantar Mantar. It is place where you need to give min two to three hours as it has many sections starting with the museum. Before you enter the museum, you must appreciate it from the outside, it is very...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

This palace is now converted to collectorate building ... could have been a great tourist spot like Jaipur City Palace, but alas... skippable!

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

The palace looks nice however it is not at all maintained. The building is used as collect orate office/ court presently. Can be renovated & maintained as a tourist spot.

Thank Shilpa G
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

the city Palace museum is a classic one.. One can get a good knowledge about different ragas and paintings in this museum. The city palace also provides a marvellous architecture and a brilliant gallery of swords and archery..

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

An 18th century palace. However, nothing to see apart form the fascia. The building from the inside is now a govt. office. I do not think you are allowed to tour it from the inside. I am sure the govt staff has ruined the insides...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Though a beautiful palace but it's not well maintained. I wasn't very excited to see the approaching road and the way it's maintained

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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

A palace which had been converted to collectorate. So Make sure you go on weekends only when it is off for the lawyers otherwise you won’t be able to enjoy the architecture of the palace. The palace architecture is very beautiful but the place is...More

Thank Arti M
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Once home to Alwar's rulers now Alwar City Palace is government offices. You can still see the bones of a magical lost past and the Sagar Tank, pavilion and the basic architecture remains unchanged. A lovely wander through history, sadly it's not being upkept and...More

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