Bharatpur On of the top destination in India
The city is named after Bharat, the brother of Lord Ram. Although a separate Jat state under the rulership of Badan Singh came into existence for the first time in 1722 AD, the foundation of Bharatpur city was laid in 1733 AD, when Suraj Mal, an adopted son of Badan Singh captured it from Khemkaran, a rival Jat chief. Suraj Mal constructed the big fort and the earthen wall around the city.
There is the 18th century Lohagarh Fort, the Bharatpur Fort and the Dholpur Fort. Jawahar Burj and Fateh Burj palaces, and the Bharatpur Lake are also worth visiting. However, the most beautiful monument close to Bharatpur is the Deeg Water Palace built by Raja Suraj Mal in the 18th century. It has one of the most fascinating water conservation and natural cooling systems, as well as well-laid out gardens.
Place to visit in Bharatpur :-
Lohargarh Fort:This is one of the gigantic forts which are made up of iron and it was built in the eighteeth century. This fort is divided in various parts like Kishori Mahal, Khoti Khas, as well as Mahal Khas. One of the best part of this fort is that it has been able to stand still even after the dangerous attacks by the British armed force.
Jawahar Burj and Fateh Burj :-
These are the powerful battlements of the fort. It is the building of Great Maharah Suraj Mahal. The main purpose of building it was to celebrate his historical victories from the dynasties of British as well as Mughals.
Government museum :-
This is also one of the most liked attractions of tourist. This museum comprises of various carved portraits as well as artifacts. These are actually best work of art and these are the ones that reflect royalty as well as heritage of this region.
Keoladeo National Park :-
This is one of the well known bird sanctuary wherein you will find various hunts out of prices of Bharatpur. This is one of the most beautiful sanctuaries wherein you will find around four hundred various kinds of bird species.
Apart from this there are innumerable festivals celebrated at this place which comprise of Gangaur Festival, Brij Festival and many more.
How To Reach :-
By Air :- The nearest airport is situated at Agra, which is 56-kms from Bharatpur. Delhi is 184 Kms from Bharatpur.
By Rail/ Train :- Regular rail services connect Bharatpur with all the major cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur and Agra.. The Bharatpur railway station is about 5 Kms from the park/bird sanctuary.
By Road :- An excellent network of roads connects Bharatpur to all the major cities of the Rajasthan and the neighboring states like Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana. Bharatpur is well connected by road from Agra (56-kms, 1 hour), Delhi (184-kms, 4 hours) and Jaipur (176-kms, 3 hours).<h3>Photo Gallery</h3>