Alwar, known as the Tiger Gate of Rajasthan, is one of the oldest cities in the state. The city is surrounded by the Aravalli hills, known for picturesque landscape, and dotted with the architectural splendors of the town. It
In 1771 A.D. Maharaja Pratap Singh, a Kuchhwaha Rajput belonging to the clan of Jaipurs rulers founded a principality of his own.
It is an occasion to have lots of fun and enjoyment for three-days in the month of February. The festival provides great opportunity to witness the folk culture, music, handicrafts and colorful traditions of the region.
`Shilp Gram’ (handicraft village) is also organized to showcase hand-made items and laying a stress on to promote the manual skills. The festival also holds a variety of events, including elephant polo, fancy dress and sketching competitions for children and flower show.
This popular fair invites tourists from across the world. This festival is known for its cultural and social heritage, fairs and colorful customs. To experience the real values of the festival varieties of exhibitions, competitions, sports, folk music, songs and dances folk performances and shehnai recitals are performed during the festival.
The festival is celebrated for two days ( in October) with utmost fun and enthusiasm.
The nearest airport is situated at Agra, which is 56-kms from Bharatpur.RAIL
Alwar is connected by rail with all the major cities of India Roadways: Road network connect Alwar with all the major cities of India. Some road distances are Agra (150 km), Deeg (61 km), Bharatpur (94 km), Jaipur (143 km), Udaipur (566 km), Delhi (164 km).ROAD
An excellent network of roadway services connects Bharatpur to all the major cities of the Rajasthan and its neighbouring states like Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana. Bharatpur is well connected by road from Agra (56-kms), Delhi (176-kms) and Jaipur (176-kms), all of which have airport facilities too.