Bharatpur City in Rajasthan

Bharatpur City in Rajasthan

Location: Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India
Founder By: King Suraj Mal
Established In: 1733
Official Languages: Mewati, Braj, Hindi & English
Official Site: http://bharatpur.rajasthan.gov.in

Something About Bharatpur City

Bharatpur is a city and district administration of the Bharatpur district of Rajasthan. The city was founded by Maharaja Suraj Mal also known as Sujan Singh in the 17th century. It is located 202 Km away from the National capital of India and 184 km away from Rajasthan State Capital. It is believed that its name came from Lord Rama’s Brother Bharat in Ramayana epic.

Places to Visit in Bharatpur City of Rajasthan

Lohagarh Fortress

Front View of Lohagarh Fort in Bharatpur District, Rajasthan
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Lohagarh is a fortress located in the main city of Bharatpur. It was built by the king of Bharatpur Maharaja Suraj Mal. This Fort is covered with a lake to protect this Lohagarh fort.  Fort has Kishori Palace, Palace Khas, and Kothi Khas.

Keoladeo Ghana National Park

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Keoladeo Park is a National Bird Sanctuary located 2 km away from the Bharatpur city. It has thousands of varieties of birds came from every country around the world. It was declared as National Park in 1971 by UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Laxman Mandir

This temple is dedicated to Lord Rama’s brother of Lord Laxman. It is located 1 km away from the Lohagarh fort of Bharatpur. This ancient temple is situated in the middle of the Bajaj Khana Market in Bharatpur City.

How to Reach Bharatpur City

By Airway

Jaipur International Airport is the nearest airport to reach Bharatpur city and the airport is 187 km away from the city. Another option is Indira Gandhi International Airport and it is 213 km from the Bharatpur.

By Railway

Bharatpur Junction is the nearest railway station to reach Bharatpur. It is 3 km away from the city. Another option is Bayana Junction and it is 44 km from the Bharatpur city.

By Roadway

Bharatpur is located on National Highway 21 and on RJ SH 1, 14, 22, 43, & 45. You can reach here bus and taxi and these are available from every city in Rajasthan.

Distance Between Major Cities to Bharatpur

Major Cities in RajasthanDistance in Km

Karauli

88 Km

Alwar

130 Km

Jaipur

171 Km

Ajmer

302 Km

Chittorgarh

455 Km

Jodhpur

504 Km

Udaipur

556 Km

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