Bharatpur, located at the eastern border of Rajasthan state and at some 50 km away from world famous Agra, is a popular and beautiful historical town. A visit to the Taj Mahal often leads tourists to this town soaked in natural delights and historical monuments. Besides the world-renowned "Bird Sanctuary or Keoladeo National Park", it is a perfect blend of vibrant culture and historical monuments that make it a favourite spot for tourists.
The biggest tourist attraction in Bharatpur is the Keoladeo National Park, which is popular spot for wide variety of birds from all parts of the globe. Once a duck-hunting destination of the kings, it's now a hub of migratory birds from parts of Asia. More than 350 species of birds have been seen here almost each year that draw bird-lovers from far-off places. In fact, the presence of some rare species of birds makes it a heaven for ornithologists and connoisseurs alike.
The Bharatpur Palace is another popular tourist spot here for its majestic blend of Rajputana and Mughal architecture, amazingly design walls and antique items of 2nd century. The Laxmi Vilas Palace, now a heritage hotel, is a prime tourist attraction at Bharatpur for offering a peek into royal lifestyles, designs and sculpture of the historical times. Other places worth visiting here include Government museum, Golbagh Palace, Nehru Park, Bankebihari Temple, Moti Mahal and Jawhar Burj.