Bharatpur City Information

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Bharatpur is a popular city located in Rajasthan – the state of colours and kings. It is widely known as the Eastern Gateway to Rajasthan. The place is located at a distance of 184 kilometres from the national capital of India.

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Bharatpur Tour Guide

Bharatpur city is one of the most important cities of Rajasthan, India. The city is itself the major attractions of Rajasthan tours. You can't imagine a compete tours to Rajasthan without engaging yourself in tours to Bharatpur city and exploring its various attractions. Bharatpur tour plays a major role in tourism in Rajasthan, India.

The city of Bharatpur was founded by Maharaja Suraj Mal in 1733. The city of Bharatpur Bharatpur City Guide (Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary)was once an invincible and well-fortified city. It was the capital of a Kingdome ruled by Jat Maharajah. According to popular belief, the town of Bharatpur was named after Bharat, the brother of Lord Rama. At present, Bharatpur is administrative headquarter of Bharatpur district.

Travel in Bharatpur offers a brilliant opportunity to see and do within the city and in nearby areas. The main attraction of Bharatpur is Bharatpur Bird Saturday, also known as Keoladeo Ghana National Park or Ghana Pakshi Vihar . Bharatpur is world famous for its Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary . The sanctuary offers a glorious opportunity to see the various rare species of birds including Siberian Cranes.

Apart from Bird Sanctuary, the city of Bharatpur is also known for its various other attractions such as Lohagarh Fort, Bharatpur Palace, and Government Museum. When you will travel in Bharatpur during Brij Festival you will also have a mesmerizing opportunity to see and observe cultural events of Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India. Read more information about attractions of Bharatpur in this Bharatpur City Guide article.

How to reach

By Air: Though there is a domestic airport at Agra, the international flights are accessible only to and from New Delhi.
By Train: Bharatpur is well connected by trains to Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Jaipur and other major cities of India. Palace on Wheels has Bharatpur on its itinerary list.
By Road: Bharatpur is linked to Agra and Jaipur via good roads. Buses are available to and from Agra (time duration of two hours) and Fatehpur Sikri (time duration of one hour) and many other places.