Bharatpur - World's Heritage
About the city
Bharatpur is renowned for the UNESCO's World Heritage Site: Keoladeo Ghana National Park, a unique bird place and a delight for ornithologists. Also known as the eastern gateway to Rajasthan, Bharatpur is not only famous for its bird sanctuary but also for its historical forts and palaces like the Lohagarh Fort, Jawahar Burj and Fateh Burj.
Located in the Brij region, Bharatpur was once an impregnable, well-planned and well-fortified city and the capital of Jat kingdom ruled by Sinsinwar Maharajas. Bharatpur is a small city and famous for one of the finest National Park in Asia. Every year this park is visited by over 400 species of water birds including the exotic migratory birds from Afghanistan, Central Asia and Tibet and the rare Siberian cranes from Siberia. Bharatpur is an idyllic retreat for birds as well as bird watchers who want to observe birds on their leisure trip.