Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Tourists Attractions In Rajasthan

Siliserh Lake Palace, Alwar
Siliserh is famous for the beautiful Siliserh Lake which was built in 1845 AD by Maharaja Vinay Singh. The Siliserh lake, which was built by constructing an earthern dam between two hills is a must to see destination in Rajasthan.
Siliserh Lake, an idyllic picnic spot is situated about 13 km south west of Alwar. The shimmering Siliserh lake covers an area of 10.5 square km. This lake is surrounded by thick wooded hills with beautiful chhatris on the embankment. This lake was once a source of the Alwar's water supply and various fishes and water birds can be seen in this lake. Situated between the Aravalis and overlooking the lake is the magnificent royal hunting lodge or Siliserh lake palace. This lake palace was built by Maharaja Vinay Singh in 1845 AD for his queen Shila. This palace has now been converted into a heritage hotel. This lake offers boating and sailing facilities and is a delightful spot for various photographers and film makers. Charges for boat ride
The boats can be hired at various rates and at various timings. If you hire motor boat for 15 minutes the charges are Rs. 300 only. If you hire paddle boat for half an hour the charges are Rs. 60 only.

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