"Eastern Gateway to Rajasthan", Bharatpur also known as East Gate of Rajasthan. It was founded by Surajmal. Famous worldwide for its bird sanctuary; It contains more than 364 species of migratory birds from Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, China and Siberia. A wide variety of birds and reptiles such as fish, snakes, lizards and turtles, it is also home to migratory birds like Siberian cranes, common teal, pintail, ruddy shelducks, widows, common shelduck, shovels, red-crested pochards etc.
Another famous attraction of Bharatpur is the Dag Palace. The place was named after Lord Rama"s brother Bharata, whose second brother Lakshman was worshiped as a family deity. Legends say that the name of the ruler Lakshmana is engraved on the weapons and seals of the kingdom. The city and fort are believed to have been founded by Jat Rustom of the Sogaria dynasty. The city is famous for its wildlife sanctuary. Also known as Keoladeo National Park. Siberian cranes have been home for centuries. One on the verge of extinction (today considered an endangered bird). A ornithologist"s paradise, Bharatpur is also known as Keoladeo Ghana National Park.
Why go to Bharatpur
It displays historic sites embellished with magnificent royal gardens. The major tourist attractions in Bharatpur include Lohargarh Fort, Deeg Jal Mahal, Deeg Fort, LaxmanTempleandGangaMandir.
Why Go To Bharatpur
Historical sites adorned with gorgeous royal gardens |
Best time to visit Bharatpur
October to March is the best time to visit Bharatpur.