Best Sightseeing Places in Bharatpur
Before going for your Bharatpur vacation, be familiar with where you must visit during
Bharatpur (Keoladeo Ghana) National Park:
Also known as Keoladeo Ghana, the Bharatpur National Park is the main attraction
for wildlife lovers from all around the world. The national park is home to approx. 375
species of exotic birds including both resident as well as migratory. Bharatpur National
Park also serves as a habitat to animals such as Sambar, Cheetal, Nilgai, Boar, etc.
You must mark it on your Bharatpur travel itinerary..
Bharatpur Palace and Government Museum:
This Palace owes its formation to a number of Maharajas. It is a beautiful piece of
architecture that displays an amazing blend of the Mughal and Rajput styles. The main
central wing of the palace has been converted into a museum, which displays exhibits
rich collection of artifacts dating back to as far as the 2nd century.
Ganga Mandir (Temple):
This temple is an architectural wonder, which was constructed by Maharaja Balwant
Singh in the year 1845. It has a unique story related to it as it is believed that all the
people employed in the service of the state were asked to donate one month's salary
or any increment in their salary for the temple. The entire temple was built out of that
Lohargarh Fort (Iron Fort):
The main reason behind the construction of this fort is to show strength and defense. In
fact, Lohargarh Fort withstood many attacks of the British. There is a moat surrounding
Surrounding the fort is a moat, which acted as a form of defense against the enemy
attacks. Another highlight of this fort is its Ashtadhatu (eight-metal) gate that is adorned
with huge elephant paintings. Other attractions of the fort include Kishori Mahal, Moti
Mahal, Mahal Khas, Kothi Khas, Fateh Burj, Jawahar Burj etc.
Best Time for Holidaying in Bharatpur
Bharatpur experiences typical desert type climate with hot summers and cool winters.
However, the best time of visiting and exploring the beauty of Bharatpur is from the
month of "October to March". So, you should plan your Bharatpur trip during this time
of the year and enjoy sightseeing of the place.
Must Buy Things from Bharatpur
Bharatpur is world renowned for its beautiful National Park, but this place doesn't
disappoint shopping lovers as well. You can find a variety of items to take back home
as souvenirs. Some of the must buys of from the market includes, Jewelry (of precious
and semi-precious stones), antiques, marble carvings, exquisite brass work and Jaipur
textiles (especially bandhej / tie and dye print) and much more. Don't forget to buy your
choice of item or gifts for your loved ones.
Explore Options to Reach Bharatpur
Before booking your Bharatpur holiday packages, you should know about the modes
to reach this city. Read on to more:
There are two airports that are near to Bharatpur. Agra airport is 56 KM and Delhi
International Airport is 184 KM from Bharatpur.
Regular rail service connects Bharatpur with all the major cities such as Delhi, Jaipur,
Mumbai and Agra. The Bharatpur railway station is about 5 KM from the park/bird
Bharatpur bird sanctuary is situated on the Agra-Jaipur highway and is two-hours by
bus from Agra. From Jaipur as well as Delhi, it will take you around 4 hours to reach this
place, if you hire a car. Private as well as state transport buses also provide services to
connect Bharatpur bird sanctuary with other parts of Rajasthan.