Bharatpur is a city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is the administrative headquarters of the Bharatpur district. Bharatpur is located in the eastern part of Rajasthan, on the banks of the river Yamuna. Bharatpur is a significant tourist destination, featuring many palaces, temples and bird sanctuaries. The Keoladeo National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located near the city. The Bharatpur bird sanctuary is home to many migratory birds, including the Siberian crane. The city of Bharatpur has a population of approximately 328,000. Bharatpur is a city in Rajasthan's Braj area, around 38 kilometres from Mathura. Bharatpur is known for the Keoladeo National Park, which is home to approximately 370 animal and bird species. Bharatpur's culture is pervasive, and folklore may be heard for miles. Bharatpur, historically ruled by a variety of kings ranging from Jats to Nizams to British imperialists, has its own regal past, which is preserved in locations like Lohagarh Fort. Bharatpur is best visited between October and March when the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary offers wonderful views of migratory birds (Keoladeo National Park). Birds begin migrating in mid-February, and if you don't visit Bharatpur during this time, you may miss out on a lot of them.