The main places for excursions around Bharatpur, Rajasthan are:
Bharatpur excursions include Deeg. Lying 34 km to the north of
Bharatpur is this beautiful garden town. The main attractions of the
town include scenic gardens, dazzling fountains and splendid palaces.
This agricultural town enchants tourists with its attractive settings.
The main attractions of Deeg include:
A Bharatpur excursion tour will be incomplete without a visit to the
Deeg Fort. Raja Suraj Mal got the fort constructed at a slightly high
ground. The main attractions of the fort include the Watch Tower, from
where you can oversee the entire palace, along with the city below. Over
the tower is kept a gun that was seized from the Agra Fort. Surrounded
by moats, ramparts and a number of gateways, this fort is now in ruins
from the inside.
The Bengal Chambers consist of the royal dining room with sloping
arches. Also housed in the chambers is royal Chess Room with lattice
design painted in red.
Bhanwar Vilas Palace
Bhanwar Vilas Palace is situated in Karauli near Bharatpur. Constructed
in the 1938, a part of the palace now stands converted into a heritage
Gopal Bhavan was built in 1760. Housing some beautiful gardens, the
Bhavan provides an amazing view of the Gopal Sagar. On either side of
the Bhavan are two smaller buildings, Sawan Bhavan and Bhadon Bhawan.
Kishan Bhawan is famous for a large water reservoir on its roof. This
reservoir supplies water for the fountains spread over the palace
The Suraj Bhavan is constructed entirely out of marble. Lying to the
east of the palace are balconies overhanging the water. It has a number
of apartments with amazing decorations.
The oldest palace, Purana Mahal houses a rich collection of some rare
Rajput and Mughal school paintings.