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Holi
Holi / Dhulandi
Holi is a religious festival celebrated by Hindus all over the world. Holi is considered as second biggest festival on Hindu calendar after Diwali. Holi is also known as festival of Colors. Places related to life of Lord Krishna are known as Braj re
Gangaur
Gangaur Festival
Gangaur is one of the most vivid festivals rejoiced with great enthusiasm and happiness all over the Indian state of Rajasthan. In the word Gangaur, 'Gan' is the synonym for Lord Shiva whereas 'Gaur' stands for Gauri or Goddess Parvati. But mainly, t
Bharatpur
About Bharatpur
Maharaja Suraj Mal founded Bharatpur in 1733 AD. The city is named after Bharat, the brother of Lord Ram. The trio of Bharatpur, Deeg and Dholpur has played an important part in the history of Rajasthan.Bharatpur was the major Jat State in Rajasthan. Badan Singh established and founded the fort and palaces of Deeg in 1725.
 
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Seven years later, his son laid the foundation nearby of the fort of Bharatpur. Lohagarh fort is one of the main attractions of Bharatpur. This magnificent 18th century fort was built by Raja Suraj Mal. Bharatpur is better known to the world for the Keoladeo National Park or bird sanctuary, a unique bird place. Bharatpur is considered as the Eastern Gateway to Rajasthan. Bharatpur bird sanctuary was given the status of national park in 1981. It is one of the finest bird parks in the world. It is a best place to watch variety of migratory birds. The major tourist attractions of the park include the numerous migratory birds from Siberia and Central Asia, who spend their winters in Bharatpur bird sanctuary. The other migratory birds at the Bharatpur bird sanctuary include several species of Cranes, Pelicans, Geese, Ducks, Eagles, Hawks, Warblers, Wheatears, Flycatchers, Buntings, Larks, Shanks, Stints, Wagtails and Pipits, etc. Keoladeo Ghana was created by one of the Maharajas of Bharatpur, Rajasthan. Local birds such as Painted Storks, Open Bill Storks, Spoonbills, Cormorants, Darters, Ibises, Moorhen, Pheasant - tailed Jacana, Purple Coot, White-breasted Waterhen, Paddy Bird, Night Heron, Comb Duck (Nukta) and Dabchick, begin nestling when the rains are about to start. Migratory birds start arriving in October which include a variety of Ducks, Geese, Raptors, Waders, Warblers and Cranes (including the Siberian Crane, of which there are about only 350 birds in the world and the Sanctuary is the wintering ground for about 52 such Cranes). Bharatpur Wildlife Sanctuary is open throughout the year; still the ideal visiting months are from August-November for resident breeding birds and October- February for migrant birds.