The Siniswar Clans of Jats who migrated to India around 100AD were the first rulers of Bharatpur. It was founded by Maharaja Surajmal in the year 1733 who is credited to be the most powerful rulers of the Bharatpur. Falls in the mewat district of rajasthan, Bharatpur derived its name from Bharat the brother of Lord Ram.
According to the 2011 census the demographics of Bharatpur are as follows:
Average literacy: 82.13%
Sex Ratio: 880
Languages spoken: Hindia, Braj
Tourist spots in Bharatpur
Since there aren’t much places to see here, and you can cover the important places in a day.
Keoladeo National Park
Ganga Maharani Temple
Shopping in Bharatpur
Shopping in Bharatpur will be different from other major cities of Rajasthan. Bharatpur being a traditional place offers its own unique list of local items. So if you plan to shop here, following are the things famous in this town:
i) antique items:
ii) Sweets: Bharatpur is famous for sweets. Try the Bansal Mishthan Bhandar (Main market) or Madhuram sweets in New mandi for best quality sweets.
iii) Jewelry items: you can also buy ethnic jewelry items to add to your collection.
iv) Souvenirs: Want to take some unique gifts for your loved ones back home? Worry not, you will find plenty of fancy items here.
Local bus: If you want to save money then this option is the best.
Bicycle: You can roam on your own if you hire a bicycle which costs around Rs25 to Rs 30 a day.
Rickshaw: Rickshaws are available throughout the city and are convenient modes of transport too.
Private vehicles: If you are coming from a different city you can travel in your own vehicle or hire a deluxe car for a day.
How to reach
By train: There are direct trains from Delhi, Agra and other cities of Rajasthan.
By air: The nearest airport is at Agra which is around 60 kms from Bharatpur.
By roadways: You can reach here from any part of the country thanks to the good connectivity of the roadways.