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.
By Air Agra at some 50 km is the nearest airport which connects it to rest of India.
By Rail Itâ€™s located on a major railways line and easily gets connected to rest of India.
By Road Regular buses and private taxis connect Bharatpur to rest of India.
The Keoladeo National Park is a bird heaven in the district of Bharatpur, Rajasthan. This park was formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary and it’s long been an iconic bird sanctuary. In fact, it ranks among the most popular bird breeding centers in the world. For bird watches, no place presents as better an opportunity as this one. It’s a piece of history attached to it as well.
Keoladeo National Park came i...
Lohagarh Fort is one of the most famous forts in Rajasthan, which is located in the district of Bharatpur. Standing tall and attractive tourists from all parts of the world, this fort, which was constructed by Bharatpur Jat rulers, is a combination of beauty and architectural finesse. That’s why, it ranks among the most beautiful forts in the glorious state. This fort is also known its name Iron Fort.
Lohagarh Fort was built in 1730 and pr...