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Come to Bharatpur and enjoy your heart out !

Bharatpur is a city in the state of Rajasthan. It is located in the Birj region and is very famous as for its Keoladeo National park, as well as many other palaces as well as temples. The history of Bharatpur can be traced back to the 11th century AD, was the capital of the historic Jat Kingdom. In the 10th century, the Yadavs took over this place and gradually fell in the hands of the East India Company in 1803. As mentioned above, Bharatpur is known for Keoladeo National park, which is UNESCO’s World Heritage site. This national park houses a lot of migrated bird species from Afghanistan and Turkmenistan and is also a habitat for animal species like Sambar, Neelgai and Chital.

Lohgarh fort - Another main attraction for tourists who come to Bharatpur is the Lohgarh fort, which is known as one of the strongest forts in India, as it was successful in standing intact even after the British attacked it. It is indifferent from other forts of Rajasthan, as all the other forts symbolize colors of royalty and magnificence but the Lohgarh fort symbolizes strength. There are many interesting monuments on the fort, along with beautiful paintings of elephants on the Gateways.

Bharatpur palace -Another very important monument for the tourists is the Bharatpur palace, which is a perfect mix of Mughal and Rajasthani style of architecture built by different Maharajas. This royal palace is beautifully decorates right from its tiles to roof and it will give you the true essence of the royalty of Rajasthan, leaving you mesmerized.

Government museum- The government museum is also something worth visiting. It is located inside the Lohgarh fort and has possessed around 4000 antiques including artifacts, weapons, delicately crafted sculptures, and decorative art objects, including the paintings of the Maharajas of Bharatpur, which give us the picture of the rich cultural heritage of the Royals as well as the common people and tribes of Rajasthan. The timing for this museum is 10 am to 5 pm, and the entry fees are very nominal.

JawaharBurj and FatehBurj -Another attraction in Bharatpur includes the JawaharBurj and FatehBurj, which stand intact inside the fort. These were built by Maharaja Surajmal ||.

Ganga Mandir & Laxman temple -Along with historic monuments and wildlife Sanctuary, Bharatpur also has religious places like the Ganga Mandir, which was initiated in 1845. Another very important temple in Bharatpur is the Laxman temple, which is one of the very few Laxman temples in India.

Getting to Bharatpur is easy, be it by Train or road. There are a lot of luxury as well as budget hotels in Bharatpur, where you can enjoy your stay. You can also get the essence of the culture and food of Rajasthan too. The best time to visit this place is from January to April and you can visit here with your family, friends or just alone and just enjoy everything mentioned above. You can also get a lot of things to take back for your family and friends which includes souvenirs and Rajasthani clothes and dyed fabric.

So come here, and enjoy your heart out ! 

Incredible Rajasthan