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A must for those with an interest in ornithology, Bharatpur is famous for its World Heritage-listed birt sanctuary, the Keoladeo Gana National Park. The best time to visit the sanctuary is from October to February when many migratory birds can be seen though population densities differ from year to year.  The Bharatpur Palace houses a large number of exhibits dating back to the early 15th century.

Bharatpur Tourist Attractions
Keoladeo Ghana National Park

Once the royal hunting preserve of the princes of Bharatpur, it is one of the finest bird sanctuaries in the world inundated with over 400 species of water birds. Exotic migratory birds from Afghanistan, Central Asia, Tibet as well as Siberian cranes from the Arctic, greyleg geese from China are spotted here.

Lohagarh Fort

The massive iron structure was built in 18 th century. The fort was conceived and designed by Maharaja Suraj Mal, the founder of Bharatpur. With its impregnable defences it sustained itself after a number of British attacks. The fort has three palaces - Kishori Mahal, Mahal Khas and Kothi Khas.

Gopal Bhawan

Suraj Mal's Palace, Gopal Bhawan is built in a combination of Rajput and Mughal architectural styles and is one of India's most beautiful and delicately proportioned buildings.

 
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