Top Historic Reasons to Visit Bharatpur, Rajasthan

Bharatpur – the gateway of the Rajasthan was founded by the Maharaja Suraj badly in 1733 AD. It was once a city well fortified impregnable, carved in the region formerly known under the name mewat. The trio of Bharatpur, Deeg and Dholpur has played an important role in the history of Rajasthan. The legends say that the place has been appointed Bharatpur after the name of Bharat – the brother of the Lord Rama, including the other brother Laxman was revered as the divinity of the family of the leaders Bharatpur, the name of Laxman is engraved on the arm of the State and the seals.

Bharatpur is also known as “Lohagarh” and has the lots of attractions to explore. Find here top reasons to Visit Bharatpur during Rajasthan Tour.


1. Fort of Lohagarh

Lohagarh built by the Maharaja Suraj Mahal, is located in the heart of the Old City. Its input is a crowded street which leads to the entrance door mass if called the door Ashtadhatu. Means of Ashtadhatu of eight metals,” a reference to the tips on the door that are deemed made of eight metals. Lohagarh different is a strong living with several modern additions.

However, a part of the fort has been retained is composed of a complex of the sprawling palace because it combines Rajput and the Mughal architecture with Jat influences in the style of the building, some of the eight towers originals of which Jawahar Burj and Fateh Burj are of a particular interest, and floors provided with tiles.
Lohagarh Fort, Bharatpur

2. Museum of Bharatpur

The Museum of government is located in the old room of Durbar, the meeting room of the Maharaja in the fort. The most interesting thing to see here is the Hammam (baths), which retains some beautiful sculptures and frescoes.

It exposes the sculptures found during the excavation of old villages for example Noh, Mallah, Bareh Bayana, etc from the period of the Kouchans (IER century of our era) to weapons AD of the 19th century used in battles during the medieval period the leaders Jat, paintings, manuscripts, zoological specimens, local art and crafts which was formerly Bharatpur.

The Art Gallery of the museum has specimens of miniature paintings on the leaves of the peepal tree, mica and Old offset papers as well as the paintings of the Maharajas of Bharatpur. On the upper floor of a section is composed of different types of rifles and guns thumbnails used during the 18th century AD called “Chandra”. These miniature guns – two series of eleven, have been employed by the Maharaja Sawai Jawahar Singh in the battle by passing through the territory of Jaipur on his return from a pilgrimage to Pushkar.
Bharatpur Museum

3. Bharatpur National Park

Bharatpur is also famous for the Bharatpur National Park – a place of unique bird, pleasure of ornithologists, where Siberian Cranes rare immigrated during the winter period from as far away as Russia territories. A paradise for the avian world and the pilgrimage for lovers of birds and known as the best station of duck shooting in the British Empire. It has been declared reserve for birds in 1956 and later improved in National Park. UNESCO registered as a world heritage site so you must visit this attraction in your Bharatpur Tour.
Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary