Bharatpur is a city in Rajasthan and is known as the 'Bird Paradise'. It was one among the impregnable vicinities in Rajasthan. It is named after Bharat, the younger brother of Lord Ram, and was founded by King Suraj Mal in 1773 AD. It lies on the Golden Triangle Tourism of Delhi-Agra-Jaipur and draws hundreds of tourists every year.
Bharatpur is elevated at an altitude of 600 feet, has profuse green surroundings and a temperate climate. The summers become burning and the mercury level rises up to 45° C during the months of May-July. The first shower of monsoon increases the humidity and presence of moisture. The winter season is the pleasant and the best time to visit the beautiful Bharatpur. The mercury level stays low during this season and touches maximum 20° C during daytime. The winter nights in Bharatpur become colder as temperature drops to 7° C.
Bharatpur is a place full of attractions that one shouldn't miss at all. The list of 'must-visit' places include names like Keoladeo National Park that houses a variety of flora & fauna, Lohagarh fort, ancient temples and palaces. Bharatpur is a home to different communities like Jats, Gujjars, Brahmans and Rajputs.