Bharatpur attractions

Top Choice Park in Bharatpur

Keoladeo National Park

This tremendous bird sanctuary and national park has long been recognised as one of the world’s most important bird breeding and feeding grounds. In a good monsoon season over one-third of the park can be submerged,…
Top Choice Museum in Bharatpur


One of the Lohagarh palaces, centred on a tranquil courtyard, houses this museum, which has royal artefacts, including weaponry, miniature paintings, metalwork and pottery. There are two sculpture galleries flanking…
Fort in Bharatpur


The still-inhabited, 18th-century Lohagarh, or Iron Fort, was so named because of its sturdy defences. Despite being somewhat forlorn and derelict, it is still impressive, and sits at the centre of town, surrounded …
Hindu Temple in Bharatpur

Ganga Temple

Not far from the Lohiya Gate is this exquisite red sandstone two-storey temple dedicated to the goddess Ganga, with elaborately carved stone terraces. Construction started in 1845 during the rule of Maharaja Balwant…
Hindu Temple in Bharatpur

Laxman Temple

This Hindu temple built by Maharaja Baldev Singh in1870 is dedicated to Laxman, Lord Rama's younger brother. It is surrounded by shops in the busy Bada Bazaar area.
Hindu Temple in Bharatpur

Old Laxman Temple

Just south of the more prominent Laxman Temple, this older temple is believed to be around 400 years old. It is dedicated to Laxman, Lord Rama's younger brother.
Tower in Bharatpur

Jawahar Burj

This victory tower was built by Maharajah Suraj Mahl in 1765 to commemorate a victory over the Mughals. Worth a stroll for the view from the top.
Hindu Temple in Bharatpur

Devji Temple

This small Hindu temple is in Gandhi park, opposite the main post office.
Mosque in Bharatpur

Jama Masjid

The Friday Mosque is opposite the city post office, south of the fort.