Looking back to an ancient age, the city of Bharatpur has a rich history.
Bharatpur is considered as an entrance to the 'Eastern Gateway to
Rajasthan'. It was the unique foundation of Maharaja Suraj Mal in 1733 AD.
Once a well equipped city, Bharatpur is carved out of the region, earlier
known as 'Mewat'. Bharatpur travel and tourism is most famous for its bird
sanctuary. It is one of the most famous and impressive bird sanctuary in the
world. It is an ultimate place for a bird- watcher as one gets to see the
most exotic species of birds along with a rich wildlife. This place also
houses many forts and palaces which depict the culture of Bharatpur. Away
from the hustle-bustle of the city, the clear and cool breezes facilitates
and makes a person's visit successful to Bharatpur.
Quick Facts Location : 176 km from Jaipur, 184 kms from Delhi, 55 kms from Agra State : Northwestern state of Rajasthan Area : 232 kms Trip Highlights : Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary Ideal time to visit : October - March Languages : Hindi, English & Rajasthani Bharatpur STD Code : 05644 Climate : Summer (Max - 45ºC) & Winter (Max - 10ºC) Best Time : October to March
Bharatpur Air/Rail/Road Links
The nearest airport from Bharatpur is Agra (54 kms).
Agra has daily flights for Delhi, Mumbai and Varanasi.
Railway Station :
Bharatpur is the nearest rail junction, which is well
connected to Delhi, Jaipur, Mumbai and other parts of India.
Bus Station :
Bharatpur is well connected by road with Agra,
Mathura, Delhi and Jaipur. Regular buses operate from all major cities.
attractions in Bharatpur Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary
to be heaven for flapping birds and pilgrimage for the the bird watchers,
this park is perhaps one of the finest bird parks in the world. You can see
350 species of birds (both migratory & native) and a large range of
mammals and reptile species.
A remarkable blend of Mughal and Rajput architecture. An enthralling fact
of this place is that it was built in different phases and by different
Maharajahs. It houses a museum which demonstrates the art and skill of
Providing a glimpse of the past royal splendour of Bharatpur, this museum
displays a rich collection of antiquaries, sculptures and some some ancient
inscriptions. All of these speak a great volume of their ancestral art and
Ganga Mandir (Temple)
by Maharaja Balwant Singh , this temple is a two structured building made of
sand stone. The floors are painted in black and white in a chequered format.
The temple is dedicated to Goddess Ganga and attracts a lot of tourists from
all over the world.
The Lohagarh Fort
It is an indomitable fort which remained unconquered in spite of so many
incursions by the British. It houses many inviting monuments like Kishori
Mahal. Mahal Khas and Kothi Khas.
Shopping in Bharatpur
Bharatpur is famous for it's beautiful semi precious stones, antiques,
marble carvings and brass works. Tourists can manage to take back home some
souvenirs and curios as a sweet remembrance. One can visit Jaipur for gold
silver and kundan work shopping and the traditional handicrafts from Bapu
and Nehru Bazaar.
Famous Hotels in Bharatpur
Experience the old fashioned hospitality in Bharatpur with a perfect blend
of luxury and comfort. We offer a wide range of hotels that fit your budget.
So if you wish to view the magnificent flaura and fauna of Bharatpur, this
place has been many heritage and luxurious hotels to choose from.