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Deeg Palace, Bharatpur
(4.1/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
Admire the splendor and luxury of Deeg Palace, the 18th-century stronghold of Jat rulers that served as their summer resort. Completed in 1772, this phenomenal complex features a number of palaces and pavilions designed to resemble large barges, surrounded by huge gardens centered. Walk along a path among flowerbeds, trees, shrubs, and several hundred fountains, and enjoy this unique architectural ensemble. Marvel at majestic arches built from buff-sawn sandstone and marble, and relax in the tranquility and greenery of the park. Plan to visit Deeg Palace and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Bharatpur attractions using our Bharatpur vacation builder.
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  • Its a nice place for people who like to visit palaces or forts or historical places. Its about 45-1 hr drive from bharatpur/ mathura. I did not explore anything else in the town, only the Palace. The ...  more »
  • The place is easily approachable from Bharatpur and has a beautiful palace built by the first Jat Maharaja Surajmal.Not much mentioned in Indian history about him during the reign of Aurangzeib.Best t...  more »
  • This Palace is different from other traditional Palaces.The main attraction of this Palace is its fountains.These fountains runs on a traditional system. It doesn't needs any motors or electricity to ...  more »
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  • While all Forts have a lot in common, its interesting to know the highlights of the place. Most important part is the mechanism in use by the kings to protect the fort and enjoy their kingdom simultaneously. In deeg the under ground place which seems to be floating above water is something definitely unique and shows the traditional Indian Architecture was indeed of top notch. Time spent in deeg was interesting and worth it. While visiting the place ask locals the way to "jal mahal" ... They dont know it as Deeg palace
  • very old suface is Deeg Palace is a palace 32 km from Bharatpur in Rajasthan, India built in 1772 as a luxurious summer resort for the rulers of Bharatpur State. The palace was in active use till the early 1970s in rajstan india
  • Deeg Palace was built around 1772 as the summer resort for the Bharatpur rulers. It houses impressive buildings in pink / yellow sand stone / marble and is heavily influenced by Mughal architecture (not surprising since Agra and Fatehpur Sikri are very close). The palace apparently has 2000 fountains (!) that operate from 4 oversized water tanks and sprinkle coloured water. In fact, late in August and on February 4 every year, the fountains come to live on the initiative of the Government Tourist Department. There is a Hanuman Mandir inside the palace and the life size idol, in brownish semi-precious stone wore a happy smile.We spent about 2 hours here and was shown around by an ASI employee (We think) and then embarked on our drive back to Delhi at about 4.45 pm. Barring a bottle neck, the rest of the drive was smooth and we reached Gurgaon at 8.30 pm, Sunday. It wass a perfect trip for two days. It is hard to believe that we had covered such a lot just over a weekend!
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  • I have been to this palace many times but day by day the condition of this palace is getting worst, government is not taking any action to maintained this palace ,this palace is surrounded by water bodies and this water bodies is used by local peoples to wash their clothes and for throwing garbages ,kindly check my pic which i have taken to show how much water lake is polluted by local public,i have written also to management of this palace regarding these problem but still there is no action taken even there is no neat and clean wash room or toilet is there ,a dirty toilet is there which is mostly used by local public as below fifteen years this palace is free and you will find bunked student here in numbers