The discovery of the illustrious Maharaja Suraj Mal, the beautiful Bharatpur dates back to 1733 A.D. Situated in Mewat, at a distance of 175 kilometers and 185 kilometers from Jaipur and Delhi respectively, this former capital city of the realm of the brave Jat kings, is a popular tourist hub. The headquarters of the district of Bharatpur, it is the abode of the Keoladeo Ghana National Park, that is an ideal getaway destination for birdwatchers. Besides a trip to the avian paradise, you can bolster your knowledge of the history of Bharatpur with a visit to the Government Museum and the fantastic Lohagarh Fort. Do not forget to catch a glimpse of the towering Jawahar Burj and the Fatej Burj. The city is decked up in all its finery during celebrations of Teej, Gangaur and Brij. You can travel to Bharatpur from Agra too.