Attractions in Bharatpur

Lohagarh - Lohagarh, built by Maharaja Suraj Mal, is located in the centre of the old city. Its entrance is from a crowded street that leads through the massive entrance gate called the Asthdhatu Gate. Asthdhatu means 'eight metals', a reference to the spikes on the gate which are reputedly made of eight different metals. Lohagarh is a living fort with several modern additions. However, a part of the fort has been preserved consisting of an extensive palace complex since it combines Rajput and Mughal architecture with Jat Influences in building style , a  few  of the  eight original  towers of  which  Jawahar Burj and
Lohagarh at Bharatpur
Fateh Burj are of particular interest, and floors laid with tiles. A portion of this palace has been converted into a museum which houses a rich collection of beautiful sculptures and other exhibits.

Quick Getaways in Bharatpur

Deeg near Bharatpur

Deeg - Deeg, 32 km from Bharatpur is famous for its beautiful water palaces and fountains built by Raja Surajmal Jat. It was the summer resort of the rulers of Bharatpur, and served as the second capital of the region. This attractive town has massive fortifications, strikingly beautiful gardens, brilliant palaces and a colorful bazaar.

Fatehpur Sikri - Built during the second half of the 16th century by the Emperor Akbar, Fatehpur Sikri (the City of Victory) was the capital of the Mughal Empire for some 10 years. The large number of

monuments and temples, all in a uniform architectural style, includes one of the largest mosques in India, the Jama Masjid.

Getting There & Away to Bharatpur

Flights to Bharatpur The nearest airport is situated at Agra, which is 56-kms from Bharatpur.
Trains to Bharatpur
Regular rail services connect Bharatpur with all the major cities of India such as Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur and Agra. The Bharatpur railway station is 6-kms from the park
Car and Bus service to Bharatpur
An excellent network of roadway services connects Bharatpur to all the major cities of the Rajasthan and its neighbouring states like Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana. Bharatpur is well connected by road from Agra (56-kms, 5 hours), Delhi (176-kms, 5 hours) and Jaipur (176-kms, 6 hours), all of which have airport facilities too.

Bharatpur Holiday Packages

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