Bharatpur City Map

Bharatpur City Map

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Location
Bharatpur is located at a distance of 55 kms from Agra, 22 kms from Fatehpur Sikri, 32 kms from Deeg, 39kms from Mathura, 176 kms from Alwar and184 kms from Jaipur.

Connectivity
  • Air: Agra Airport is the nearest airport that has flights for Delhi, Bombay, Varanasi and Lucknow
  • Rail: Agra, Bharatpur is also connected to Mathura, Sawai Madhopur and Kota by the main Delhi - Bombay line.
  • Road: Bharatpur is well connected by road with Agra, Delhi, Mathura and Jaipur. There are regular bus services that operate for all major cities.
History
Maharaja Suraj Mal founded Bharatpur in 1733 AD and was a well bastioned city. According to a popular legend, Bharatpur derives its name from Bharat, the brother of Lord Rama who was one of the incarnations of Vishnu. Bharatpur was under the dominion of the Jats in the17th century.

Places to See in Bharatpur
Lohagarh Fort: The colossal iron edifice was built in the early 18th century by Maharaja Suraj Mal. It miraculously withstood the ravages of time and even sustained the numerous British attacks. The fort consists of three palaces namely - Kishori Mahal, Mahal Khas and Kothi Khas.

Government Museum
This museum is the repository of traditional artefacts, delicately carved sculptures and ancient inscriptions that speak a lot about the region's cultural heritage.

The Palace
The magnificent imperial building reflects the fusion of Mughal and Rajpat architectural styles with majestic apartments and exquisitely designed floor tiles exhibiting fascinating patterns. The ancient exhibits displayed in the museum at the centre of the palace inspire awe of the beholder.

Keoladeo National Park
In the past it was the royal hunting preserve of the Bharatpur princes but now it has become one of the famous bird sanctuaries that is the abode of about 400 varied species of birds including water birds, exotic migratory birds from Afghanistan, Siberian cranes from the Arctic, Greyleg Geese from Siberia and Bareheaded Geese from China.

Places of Worship
Ganga Mandir, Laxmi Mandir , Jama Masjid ,St. Luke's Church and Gurudwara.