This gigantic fort has stood still at an elevation of 1000 feet since 1550. Bala fort is the grandest creation of Hasan Khan Mewati and has gone through the hands of various dynasties including Khanzadas, Mughals, Pathans and Jats. The fort offers panoramic and spectacular views of Alwar. Considered as the oldest building of Alwar, Bala Qila is extendedover an area of 5 kms from North to South and 1.6 kms from East to West. It is a forbidding structure with 15 large and 51 small towers and 446 openings for musketry.
Near Nikumbha Mahal Palace, Alwar 301001, India