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'''Bharatpur''' is a city in [[Rajasthan]] state in [[India]] best known for the Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary, an important way station for many types of migratory birds including the rare Siberian Crane. This is a city with great history ruled by jats and has a distinct place in jat history.
 
'''Bharatpur''' is a city in [[Rajasthan]] state in [[India]] best known for the Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary, an important way station for many types of migratory birds including the rare Siberian Crane. This is a city with great history ruled by jats and has a distinct place in jat history.
 
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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
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===By plane===
 
===By plane===
*'''Bharatpur Airport''' ({{IATA|BHR}}), ({{ICAO|VNBP}}), near the city center.
 
  
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*'''Bharatpur Airport''' ({{IATA|BHR}}), ({{ICAO|VNBP}}), near the city centre.
  
 
===By Bus===
 
===By Bus===
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'''To Agra'''
 
'''To Agra'''
 
Local bus. Approx Rs40, 1 1/2 hours ride
 
Local bus. Approx Rs40, 1 1/2 hours ride
  
 
'''To Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh'''
 
'''To Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh'''
Rs 12, one hour
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Rs 12, 1 hr
  
 
'''Jaipur'''
 
'''Jaipur'''
Rs 90, five hours
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Rs 90, 5 hr
  
 
'''Deeg'''
 
'''Deeg'''
Rs 15, one hour
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Rs 15, 1 hr
  
 
'''Alwar'''
 
'''Alwar'''
Rs 45, four hours
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Rs 45, 4 hr
  
 
Bus's depart at bus station and also beside Tourist reception center.
 
Bus's depart at bus station and also beside Tourist reception center.
 
  
 
=== Train ===
 
=== Train ===
  
The Janata express (no 9023/4) leaves new delhi  at 1.45pm and arives in Bharatpur at 8.05pm, arriving in the capital at 12.50pm (2nd class sleeper Rs 68/121). There are six trains daily to Sawai Madhopur (2nd class Rs78, four hours) and then at Kota after (2nd class/sleeper Rs43/121, six hours).
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The Janata express (no 9023/4) leaves new delhi  at 1:45PM and arives in Bharatpur at 8:05PM, arriving in the capital at 12.50PM (2nd class sleeper Rs 68/121). There are six trains daily to Sawai Madhopur (2nd class Rs 78, 4 hr) and then at Kota after (2nd class/sleeper Rs43/121, 6 hr).
  
 
===By Road===
 
===By Road===
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*'''From [[Delhi]]''': Take NH2 till [[Mathura]] which is about 45km from Bharatpur on a small road. The primary access to the highway is along Mathura Road in Delhi but, if coming from South Delhi or Delhi Airport, it is easier to take Aurobindo Marg (Mehrauli Road) and then work up to NH2 via Tughlakabad. While the highway is divided, it is worthwhile keeping an eye out for trucks, cars, and bullock carts heading the wrong way!  
 
*'''From [[Delhi]]''': Take NH2 till [[Mathura]] which is about 45km from Bharatpur on a small road. The primary access to the highway is along Mathura Road in Delhi but, if coming from South Delhi or Delhi Airport, it is easier to take Aurobindo Marg (Mehrauli Road) and then work up to NH2 via Tughlakabad. While the highway is divided, it is worthwhile keeping an eye out for trucks, cars, and bullock carts heading the wrong way!  
  
*'''From [[Jaipur]]''': National Highway 11, a two lane undivided highway, connects Bharatpur with Jaipur. The distance of around 200 Km can be covered in little less 4 hours.
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*'''From [[Jaipur]]''': National Highway 11, a two lane undivided highway, connects Bharatpur with Jaipur. The distance of around 200 km can be covered in little less 4 hr.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
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==See==
 
==See==
  
* ''''''[[Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary]]'''''' also known as Ghana, world famous sanctuary developed by Maharaja Bharatpur. The best time to see the park is in October to Februray when there is a lot of migratory birds, otherwise it can be relatively bird free. The best times for bird spotting is early evening and morning. Admission is Rs 200, an optional driver is Rs100 an hour, and an optional guide is Rs150 an hour. Another way to see the park is to hire a bike at your hotel  or entrance (approx Rs40/day)
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* '''[[Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary]]''' also known as Ghana, world famous sanctuary developed by Maharaja Bharatpur. The best time to see the park is in October to Februray when there is a lot of migratory birds, otherwise it can be relatively bird free. The best times for bird spotting is early evening and morning. Admission is Rs 200, an optional driver is Rs 100 per hr, and an optional guide is Rs 150 per hr. Another way to see the park is to hire a bike at your hotel  or entrance (approx Rs40/day)
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* '''Lohagarh Fort or Upardangghari Fort''' only fort in India invincible till date, one of the gems in the great jats crowns. A museum is also there in the fort.
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* '''Kasrra Durbar palace'''
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* '''Diyalo Bangala Palace'''
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* '''DAO Building Bharatpur'''
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* '''Bharatpur Covered hall'''
  
* ''''''Lohagarh Fort or Upardangghari Fort'''''' only fort in India invincible till date, one of the gems in the great jats crowns. A museum is also there in the fort.
 
* ''''''Kasrra Durbar palace''''''
 
* ''''''Diyalo Bangala Palace''''''
 
* ''''''DAO Building Bharatpur''''''
 
* ''''''Bharatpur Covered hall''''''
 
 
===Temples===
 
===Temples===
  
 
*'''Devghat''' One of the holiest Hindu places.  
 
*'''Devghat''' One of the holiest Hindu places.  
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*'''Ganeshthan Temple''' The most famous Hindu temple in Bharatpur city.  
 
*'''Ganeshthan Temple''' The most famous Hindu temple in Bharatpur city.  
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*'''Bageshwari Temple'''   
 
*'''Bageshwari Temple'''   
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*'''Harihar Temple'''  
 
*'''Harihar Temple'''  
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*'''Kalika Temple'''   
 
*'''Kalika Temple'''   
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*'''Jakhadi Mai Temple'''   
 
*'''Jakhadi Mai Temple'''   
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*'''Durga Temple'''  
 
*'''Durga Temple'''  
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*'''Pasupatinath Temple'''  
 
*'''Pasupatinath Temple'''  
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*'''Rameshowr Temple'''
 
*'''Rameshowr Temple'''
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*'''Ganga Mandir'''
 
*'''Ganga Mandir'''
  
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==Eat==
 
==Eat==
Saras Hotel
 
  
Buns And Tins - Open air restaurant
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* <eat name="Saras Hotel" alt="ery4gt" address="gdzhgcfjfj" directions="fdhgdfhdguyj" phone="6476586865" url="fw4egfdjydf/em fghyfdsjtr" hours="ewgwrgyer" price="gregdrh" lat="grrgar" long="grahagmmm" email="" fax="">fWAGERTDSHD FYBTF TES</eat>
*<eat name="Swaraj Resort - Restaurant" alt="" address="Opp Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary, NH-11" directions="Opposite the bird sanctuary" phone="9251033673" url="www.swarajresorts.com" hours="" price="100" lat="" long="">A multicuisine restaurant. Delicious indian and continental food available - for continental food, the Canadian owner is a great resource to ensure authenticity.</eat>
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* <eat name="" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">Open air restaurant.</eat>
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
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==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
  
Shagun Guest House
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* <sleep name="Shagun Guest House" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="+91 5644 232455" email="" fax="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="Single: Rs 80, Double: Rs 90; both with shared bathroom"></sleep>
Single: Rs80, Double: Rs90; both with shared bathroom
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Ph: 232455
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*<sleep name="Swaraj Resorts" alt="" address="Opp Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary, NH-11" directions="Across the road from the bird sanctuary" phone="00919251033673" url="www.swarajresorts.com" checkin="1300 hrs" checkout="1200 pm" price="INR 1800" lat="" long="">The city's largest resort, is also the most affordable. The hotel has a pool, wifi, multicuisine restaurant, well stocked bar, and lush green garden. The owners are Canadian-Indians, but the hospitality truly universal:)</sleep>
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*<sleep name="Swaraj Resorts" alt="" address="Opp Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary, NH-11" directions="Across the road from the bird sanctuary" phone="+91 9251033673" url="www.swarajresorts.com" checkin="1PM" checkout="12 noon" price="Rs 1,800" lat="" long="">Pool, wifi, multicuisine restaurant, well stocked bar, and lush green garden.</sleep>
  
 
==Contact==
 
==Contact==

Revision as of 10:37, 30 October 2012

Bharatpur is a city in Rajasthan state in India best known for the Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary, an important way station for many types of migratory birds including the rare Siberian Crane. This is a city with great history ruled by jats and has a distinct place in jat history.

For other places with the same name, see Bharatpur (disambiguation).

Contents

Get in

By plane

  • Bharatpur Airport (IATA: BHR), (ICAO: VNBP), near the city centre.

By Bus

To Agra Local bus. Approx Rs40, 1 1/2 hours ride

To Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh Rs 12, 1 hr

Jaipur Rs 90, 5 hr

Deeg Rs 15, 1 hr

Alwar Rs 45, 4 hr

Bus's depart at bus station and also beside Tourist reception center.

Train

The Janata express (no 9023/4) leaves new delhi at 1:45PM and arives in Bharatpur at 8:05PM, arriving in the capital at 12.50PM (2nd class sleeper Rs 68/121). There are six trains daily to Sawai Madhopur (2nd class Rs 78, 4 hr) and then at Kota after (2nd class/sleeper Rs43/121, 6 hr).

By Road

  • From Delhi: Take NH2 till Mathura which is about 45km from Bharatpur on a small road. The primary access to the highway is along Mathura Road in Delhi but, if coming from South Delhi or Delhi Airport, it is easier to take Aurobindo Marg (Mehrauli Road) and then work up to NH2 via Tughlakabad. While the highway is divided, it is worthwhile keeping an eye out for trucks, cars, and bullock carts heading the wrong way!
  • From Jaipur: National Highway 11, a two lane undivided highway, connects Bharatpur with Jaipur. The distance of around 200 km can be covered in little less 4 hr.

Get around

Cycle rickshaws or Auto rickshaws are availible from the bus station and the tourist office. To hotels it is roughly Rs 25 and from the train station it should be Rs 30.

See

  • Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary also known as Ghana, world famous sanctuary developed by Maharaja Bharatpur. The best time to see the park is in October to Februray when there is a lot of migratory birds, otherwise it can be relatively bird free. The best times for bird spotting is early evening and morning. Admission is Rs 200, an optional driver is Rs 100 per hr, and an optional guide is Rs 150 per hr. Another way to see the park is to hire a bike at your hotel or entrance (approx Rs40/day)
  • Lohagarh Fort or Upardangghari Fort only fort in India invincible till date, one of the gems in the great jats crowns. A museum is also there in the fort.
  • Kasrra Durbar palace
  • Diyalo Bangala Palace
  • DAO Building Bharatpur
  • Bharatpur Covered hall

Temples

  • Devghat One of the holiest Hindu places.
  • Ganeshthan Temple The most famous Hindu temple in Bharatpur city.
  • Bageshwari Temple
  • Harihar Temple
  • Kalika Temple
  • Jakhadi Mai Temple
  • Durga Temple
  • Pasupatinath Temple
  • Rameshowr Temple
  • Ganga Mandir

Do

Buy

Eat

  • Saras Hotel (ery4gt), gdzhgcfjfj (fdhgdfhdguyj), 6476586865, [1]. ewgwrgyer. fWAGERTDSHD FYBTF TES gregdrh. (grrgar,grahagmmm)
  • Open air restaurant.

Drink

Sleep

  • Shagun Guest House, +91 5644 232455. Single: Rs 80, Double: Rs 90; both with shared bathroom.
  • Swaraj Resorts, Opp Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary, NH-11 (Across the road from the bird sanctuary), +91 9251033673, [2]. checkin: 1PM; checkout: 12 noon. Pool, wifi, multicuisine restaurant, well stocked bar, and lush green garden. Rs 1,800.

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