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Neemrana Fort Palace, Alwar

HistoryNeemrana Fort Palace, Alwar
Built in 1464 AD, Neemrana Fort-Palace is among India's oldest heritage resorts. Neemrana became the third capital of the descendants of Prithviraj Chauhan III, who was killed in battle by Mohammad Ghori in 1192 AD. This picturesque site was chosen by Raja Rajdeo and Neemrana derived its name from a brave local chieftain Nimola Meo, who when defeated by the Chauhans, pleaded that his name be given to his lost kingdom.

Location
It is Rajasthan's closest palace from New Delhi, situated at 122 kms. on the Delhi-Jaipur highway - only 100 kms from Delhi's international airport. Sited on a majestic plateau, concealed in a horseshoe formation of the billion year old Aravalli ranges.

Description
The property covers 25 acres/10 hectares and the stepped palaces of this architectural jewel cut into the hillside to sprawl over 3 acres/1.2 hectares and rises to 10 levels commanding the most splendid views. Including a vista pool to the horizon. From 1986, the ruins of this Fort-Palace have been sensitively restored and reconstructed. The rooms are furnished with aneclectic mix of traditional Indian and colonial furniture, antiques and objets d'art. Most rooms have private balconies or terraces and the loos are designed to have views!

Activities
Games: Playing cards, Chess, Carrom board Treasure Hunt, Musical Chair
Library: Book reading
A guided tour of the Fort
Free yoga and meditation exercises
Ayuervedic rejuvenation and other Holistic treatment after Consultancy with a Doctor
Swimming pool, Jacuzzi
A guided tour of the 18th century Stepwell can be arranged on request.
Camel cart rides can be arranged on request
Trek to the watchtowers on the hills.
Neemrana Fort Palace, Alwar
Climate
Autumn/Winter/Spring : October to April. Max. 31oC, Min. 11oC
Summer : May & June Max. 42oC, Min 25oC
Monsoon : July to September Max. 25oC, Min 22oC

Health Spa
Ayurvedic massages and rejuvenation programmes are offered.
Swimming pool and health spa facilities for residents only.