Given to the son the king of Alwar's favourite mistress, the unfinished 19th-century Tijara fort palace has gone from monument to ruins to a luxury hotel.

Neemrana Fort-Palace by Neemrana Hotels

Alwar, one of the oldest cities in India, is a popular tourist hotspot that has been the venue for many Bollywood movies. The Aravalli Hills with its deep valleys and dense forests, provides travellers with astounding views.