Alwar is known for its ethnicity, heritage sites and for its world famous dessert Kalakand (Milk-Cake). Endless enjoyment, great photo opportunity and several beautiful trails that instigate tourists for brilliant adventure experience- this is what Alwar is all about. Clad with stunning beauty of nature, Alwar also offer opportunity to witness the great Aravalli hills panorama to its visitors.
There are numerous places in Alwar which is known for its history and structure. The city has many beautiful lakes, interesting historical monuments, picturesque valley, holy shrines and busiest markets which touches every corner of Alwar invigorates visitors every time when they came here. If one is crazy about travel and love to do shopping then Alwar’s Hope Circus is definitely a perfect place for them to shop and full fill their all shopping desires.
Hope Circus is a monument located almost midway between Alwar Railway Station and Alwar City Palace. Named after the daughter of Lord Linlithgow, the then Viceroy of India, who visited Alwar in 1939-40. Its one of the incredible tourist places in Alwar. Hope Circus is a circular structure having flight of steps towards to the top from all four sides.On the top of it there is a lord Shiva (the god of hindus) temple. From where one can see the awesome view of the entire Alwar city.
On every year festivals like Navratri, Vijayadashami, Diwali, Holi etc Hope Circus is decorated at its best. Around hope circus there are many shops where visitors can enjoy shopping. It is one of the main shopping centres in Alwar. Most famous bazaars (Markets) of Alwar are also situated nearby to this place. In Alwar’s market one can easily buy beautiful handicrafts, jewelleries, decor products, rajasthani bangles, beautiful traditional sarees and lot more.
Shopping Markets near Hope Circus:
Bazaar Bazaar is one of the busiest bazaars in Alwar. This bazaar is frequently visited by a large number of foreigners as well as local travelers. Best time to visit this bazaar is during the time of festivals.
It’s a wholesale market reflects the traditional value of Rajasthan. Textile items made with a variety of silk threads, beads and Zardosi of Bazaza Bazar is widely popular. Here tourist can find the splendid collection of items like trinkets, carpets, artifacts, embroidered ‘jutis’ and Zardosi, these are best buys of the Bazaza Bazaar. Here one can also find numerous eating junctions, which are known for selling delicious local dishes, mainly sweet dishes like Kalakand.
Malakhera Bazaar :-
A huge collection of Rajasthani products are available in the shops of Malakhera Bazaar. Some of the most popular items and products available in Malakhera Bazaar are handicraft goods like cloth bags, numerous textile items, home decor products, silver souvenirs, jewelleries, clay sculptures, handicrafts items and artifacts.
Saraffa Bazar :-
It is one of the most important centers in Alwar for precious and semi precious stone and diamonds. A wide range of Jewelleries are also available in this market, which are mostly produced in the centers in and around the city.
Churi Market :-
It is very popular among the women’s and is well known for its variant rajasthani bangles and fashionable clothes. You can visit here and have a good time together with family and friends.
How to Reach Hope circus:
By Air : Jaipur (Sanganer Airport)- 162 Kms rom Alwar City
New Delhi (Indira Gandhi International Airport) – 170 Kms from Alwar City
By Train: Jaipur Railway Station – 147 Kms from Alwar Railway Station (3 Hours approx)
New Delhi Railway Station – 156 Kms from Alwar Railway Station (4 hours Approx)
By Road: Jaipur to Alwar (162Kms) Via NH11 and RJ SH 25
Delhi to Alwar (155 Kms) Via Alwar- Bhiwadi Road
This monument can be visited by foot while shopping, as it is located right in the middle of the city. The tour of Hope Circus will surely give you great shopping and sightseeing experience. For more info visit- http://www.myalwar.com/hope-circus-in-alwar/