Rajasthan Tourist City Bharatpur

Bharatpur is known popularly as "The eastern gateway to Rajsthan" The place was named 'Bharatpur' after the name of Bharat ,the brother of lord Rama .His other brother Laxman is worshipped as the family deity of Bharatpur .

भरतपुर को "पूर्वी द्वार से राजस्थान तक" के नाम से जाना जाता है। इस स्थान का नाम भरत के भाई भरत के नाम पर 'भरतपुर' रखा गया था। उनके अन्य भाई लक्ष्मण को भरतपुर के पारिवारिक देवता के रूप में पूजा जाता है।

Places to visit in Bharatpur

1. Government Museum

Government museum as it is generally refereed to, Bikaner History is more neatly packaged under one roof . Here are large oils by the German artist Mueller ,sculptures from the Gupta and Kushan periods ( a saraswati in particular, is of sterling worth) remnants from pre- Harappen archaeological finds in kalibangan as well as armour ,coins, pottery and carpets of more recent vintage

2.Deeg Palace

Deeg palace is known for its charm and elegance , The credit for the urbanisation of this place goes to Badal Singh ,who was also the virtual founder of the jat house at Bharatpur. The architecture of this masterpiece is represented by the various bhawans it encapsulates this include Suraj ,Gopal,Keshav ,Kishan,Hardev, and nand bhavan .The best thing about this bhawans are their commodius halls , balanced outlines and disposed arcades.

3.Koladeo National Park

The bharatpur bird sanctuary has rich vegetation and a variety of rare flora with tropical dry grassland .The North East part of the park is covered with forest ,Consisting mainly of Kalam or Kadam,Jamun and Babul .The scrublands consist of ber and kair ,while the open woodland is most babul with a small amount of kandi and bair.Migratory birds here include several species of hawks ,ducks,eagles,cranes pelicans ,wagtails,shanks,geese,warblers,bunting,flycatchers,stints,whaetears  larks and pipits. 

4.Ganga Mandir

Ganga temple ,situated in the heart of Bharatpur city, is one of the most beautiful temples in the state of Rajasthan .The construction of this temple was commenced by Maharaja Balwant singh in 1845 ,however it tooks almost 90 years to complete it .after completion an idol of deity Ganga was placed in the temple by Brijendra Singh who was the fifth desendant of Balwant singh ,The temple thus came to be known as Ganga Temple

5.Lohgarh Fort

Lohgarh Fort which was constructed by Jat ruler Maharaj Suraj Mal in the 18 th century is one of the finest architectural monuments of Rajasthan Though the fort is not associated with richness it depicts and atmosphere of strength as glory as it once featured a highly creative defence system the protected it every time ,It was in fact named as the Lohgarh fort or iron Fort due to its invisibly at the time when British attempted to conquer it.

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