Places to Visit in Bharatpur
Bharatpur bird sanctuary or Keoladeo Ghana National Park, located at the outskirt of Thar dessert, is the perfect place for a nature lover to spend some moment in the lap of nature.
A paradise for bird lover’s and a home to thousand vibrant bird, Bharatpur, the bird heaven, is India’s famous avifauna sanctuary. Recognized as a World Heritage Site of UNESCO, this park houses almost about 230 vibrant species of birds, over 200 different species of various amphibians and reptiles such as fish, turtles, snakes, lizards, and etcetera and over 350 floral species. It also hosts thousands of migratory and breeding birds and Siberian Cranes, a species which is on the edge of extinction, especially during winter season. Those who are fascinated about photography and want to capture these beautiful feathered friends, Bharatpur is a must visiting place.
Places to See in Bharatpur
The 29 km bird and rare species reserve centre, Bharatpur National Park or locally known as the Keoladeo National Park, is the most famous bird watching paradise which has made its way to one of the World Heritage sites. This national park gives shelter to almost about 366 bird species, 379 floral species, 50 species of fish, 13 species of snakes, 5 species of lizards, 7 amphibian species,7 turtle species, and a variety of other invertebrates. It is the nest of all the resident birds and visiting migratory birds as well as the water birds. The almost extinct Siberian Bird can also be seen here during winters. It is the best place to capture the nature’s flawless beauty.
The Ganga Mandir is one of the most beautiful temples of Bharatpur which holds great architectural beauty dedicated to Goddess Ganga. This temple is perfect amalgamation of Rajputana, Mughal and South Indian architectural style. The walls and pillars complex carvings definitely make it worth a watch.
Due to the central location, many tourists are able to cherish unremarkable beauty of this temple.
Bharatpur is one of the best places to shop for the traditional Lac Bangles, colourful clothes, mojris and many Rajasthani handicrafts. As Silver is much cheaper is Rajasthan, one should not miss the opportunity to shop silver Jewelleries and ornaments.
Cuisines in Bharatpur
Though the food here is not so unique or a vibrant in culture, yet, one can try the simple and popular Rajasthani foods as well as North-Indian snacks like Pyaaz Kachori, Mawa Kachori, Aloo ki subzi and more.
Accommodation in Bharatpur
From lavish places to cheap budget hotel, all kind of accommodation facilities are available here.
Transportation in Bharatpur
Autos and tongas are the most easiest means of travelling within the city. Cabs and cycle rickshaw facilities are also available here.