The 55 km journey by road from Agra drives you to the town of Bharatpur-the eastern gateway to Rajasthan. Bharatpur is popular for its bird sanctuary-the Keoladeo Ghana National Park - finest in Asia rich avian variety. Every year the rare Siberian cranes come to spend the winter in the warmer climate of Bharatpur.

Of the remnants of the royal past remains the marvelous Bharatpur Palace housing a rich repository of a large number of ancient exhibit that date back to the early 15th century.

Area : 22 sq. km.
Altitude : 250 meters
Climate : M. Max. M. Min
Summer : 45.0° C
& 37.0° C
Winter : 31.7° C & 7.0° C
Rainfall : 69 cms
Best Season: October-February
Clothing :
Summer : light tropical
Winter : light woolen
Languages : Rajasthani, Hindi, English

The Golbagh Palace