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The region of Bharatpur in Rajasthan is regarded as the Eastern Gateway to Rajasthan. Bharatpur is internationally famous for its Keoladeo Ghana National Park, one of the top-graded bird Sanctuaries in Asia.

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.

Facts of Bharatpur District
StateRajasthan
DistrictBharatpur
District HQBharatpur
Population (2011)2,548,462
Growth21.29%
Sex Ratio880
Literacy70.11
Area (km2)5066
Density (/km2) 503
Tehsils Bayana, Bharatpur, Deeg, Kaman, Kumher, Nadbai, Nagar, Pahari, Rupbas, Weir
Lok Sabha Constituencies Bharatpur
Assembly Constituencies Bayana, Bharatpur, Deeg-Kumher, Kaman, Nadbai, Nagar, Weir
Languages Hindi, Braj-Bhasha, English
Rivers Seasonal Rivers - Ban Ganga, Rooparel, Gambhir
Lat-Long 27.217999,77.490642
Travel Destinations Keoladeo National Park, Iron Fort, The Government Museum, The Palace, Deeg (Excursion), Deeg Fort, Lohagarh Fort, Kishori Mehal, Ganga mandir, Vishwapriya shastri park, Bankebihari temple, Nehru Park, Dev Narayan Temple etc.
Government Colleges/Universities Government College, Government Girls College, Government Law College, M.A.J. Government College, M.S.J. Government College, R.D. Government Girls College etc.


Last Updated on : December 13, 2014