(Last Updated on : 08-01-2016)
Siliserh Lake is a beautiful lake situated in north eastern part of Rajasthan
. Siliserh Lake is a beautiful lake created in medieval time by the ruler of Jaipur
for the people of Alwar
. Siliserh Lake spread over 7 sqkm area. This lake is located just 165 kms from Dhaula Kuan, Delhi
. Siliserh Lake is situated just 13 km from Alwar city
Etymology of Siliserh Lake
Built by Maharaja Vinay Singh in the year 1845, this lake was named after the name of his wife, "Shila". Near the lake, there located a palace which was the hunting lodge for the royal people.
Water Sports at Siliserh Lake
Siliserh Lake has water sports option including Jet Ski
, Motor Boat, Paddle Boat, Scuba Diving
Nearby Attractions at Siliserh Lake
Near Siliserh Lake, there are various attractions for the national and international tourists. From the Siliserh Lake Palace one can enjoy the beautiful backdrop of Aravalli Mountain Range
which is the cynosure of this lake. A visit to Siliserh Lake can also be combined with other tourist attractions across the city.
Ajabgarh: Ajabgarh is located just 21 kms from south of Thana Ghazi in Alwar district. Ajabgarh is famous for Temple of Shri Raghunathji.
Tijara: Tijara is an old historic town, located 48 kms from Alwar. A beautiful fort is situated at Tijara.
Vijay Mandir Palace: A lovely palace built by Maharaj Jai Singh in year 1918, is located 10 Kms from Alwar. A temple of Sita Ram is also situated at Vijay Mandir Palace. Prior permission is required to visit the palace.
Sariska National Park: Sariska National Park is located just 20 kms from Siliserh Lake. One can enjoy morning and evening safari, or full day safari at national park. Sariska Tiger Reserve has numerous wild animals like Tiger, Leopard, Hyena, Sambar Deer, Spotted Deer, Wild Boar, Barking Deer etc.
Temples: Famous Pandupole Temple and Kankarwari Fort is also situated inside of Sariska Tiger Reserve.
How to Reach Siliserh Lake
is the nearest airport about 163 km away. Regular services link Alwar with key destinations in and not far off Rajasthan and Delhi. Alwar station is about 15 kms away having good connections from prominent locations in and around the state and Delhi.