Siliserh Lake & Palace
Historical | Lake / Backwaters
#4 of 8 Places to Visit in Alwar
Distance (From Alwar Railway Station): 16 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2 Hours
Transportation Options: Bus / Cab
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 16 km from Alwar Junction Railway Station, Siliserh Lake and Palace is situated on Alwar - Sariska road. Siliserh Lake Palace was built by Maharaja Vinay Singh of Alwar in 1845 for her beloved wife Sila. The lake and reservoir created by Maharaja was the main source of water for the city of Alwar.
The beautiful Siliserh Lake near the Palace stretches over an area of 10.5 square kilometers and forms the backdrop of Siliserh Palace, which has presently been converted into a heritage hotel. The Siliserh Lake has a number of domed cenotaphs and it is circumscribed by the magnificent slopes of the Aravalli range. Two earthen dams have been constructed in order to collect the waters of a small tributary of River Ruparel in the Lake.
The location of Siliserh Lake is picturesque and it is home to a large number of migratory birds. The serene lake is visited by large number of tourists for boating, sailing and fishing. There are different kinds of boats available here. Hotel Lake Palace offers royal suite AC and Non AC rooms which are well decorated as a royal one with all luxurious facilities. It has a restaurant which serves delicious Continental, Indian and typical Rajasthani cuisine.
Timings: 8 AM - 5 PM