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Deeg

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Deeg is a town in Bharatpur district in the state of Rajasthan in India famous for its palaces built by jat rulers of Bharatpur.

Deeg Palace from the West reservoir

Get in[edit]

Bus's frequently run from Alwar (Rs 36, 2 1/2 hours), Mathura (1,5 hour) and Bharatpur ( Rs 19, one hour). One can also reach Deeg by Train from Mathura (Rs. 8, one hour) or from Alwar (Rs. 17, 2 and half hour).

Get around[edit]

One can visit the town 'KAMAN' known for Vimal Kund and Cheel Mahal by half an hour bus travel (Rs. 10)

See[edit][add listing]

  • Deeg fort
  • Jal-Mahal palace (admission Rs 100)

The best spot to contemplate the palace is to sit by the water reservoir just West of palace, which is also used by laundry washers (Dhobis). Views are really stunning at the end of the afternoon.

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Deeg is famous for the three-day fair held in the month of September, when the forts of Deeg are brought to liveliness. Deeg has various kinds of palaces, the most famous among them is "Sawan-Bhadon". The palace has a hollow ceiling with rolling iron spheres in it; when water is made to flow into the ceiling, these spheres collide with each other and produce a sound like raining clouds.

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Eat[edit][add listing]

Do not forget to try traditional fast foods like - Kachori and Aaloo Bhalla.

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Sleep[edit][add listing]

Deeg is small and there are only a couple of places to stay, neither very exciting. Most visitors to Deeg stay at Bharatpur or Agra.

Contact[edit]

Get out[edit]

Bus's frequently run to Alwar (Rs 30, 2 1/2 hours) and Bharatpur ( Rs 15, one hour, half hourly). There is one direct bus to Agra (Rs50)Create category

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