Lohagarh Fort - Overview


Lohagarh Fort was built by Jat ruler Maharaja Suraj Mal. The main feature of this fort is that it is made of mud and none of the rulers was able to win the fort. British attacked the fort four times but could not win it. The fort is very beautiful and is a must-visit if a tourist comes to visit Rajasthan.

Lohagarh Fort


Bharatpur is located in Braj region and was unbeatable once upon a time and that’s the reason the city is also known as Lohagarh. Another title given to the city is Eastern Gateway of Rajasthan. Tourists can visit it if they are travelling in a tringle of Agra, Jaipur, and Delhi. Bhratapur was ruled by a tribe of Siniswar clan around 100AD. Later it went under Rajputs, Mughals, Marathas, and the British.


Visiting Hours

The fort is opened for the public from 9:00am to 5:30pm. The fort is opened on all days even on government holidays. It takes around one to two hours to visit the whole fort as there palaces, towers, and other structures which the tourists can visit.


Tourists have to pay an entry fee in order to visit the fort. For Indians, the entry fees is Rs. 50 and for foreigners, it is Rs. 400. If tourists want to have a rickshaw ride, they have to pay Rs. 100 extra.

Best time to visit

The period from October to March is the best time to visit Bharatpur as the temperature ranges from 7 degrees to 27 degrees. As the weather is chilly, tourists will enjoy visiting the place. The period from April to June is very hot as the temperature reaches up to 45 degrees. So this period is not suitable. The period from July to September is hot and humid and is not suitable to visit the place. If the tourists want to see greenery then they can come to Bharatpur at this time.

Where to Stay?

There are around 74 hotels in Bharatpur where tourists can stay. The hotels range from inexpensive cheap hotels to expensive five star hotels. There are one five-star, five four-star, fourteen three-star, nine budget, and 39 cheap hotels. Some of these hotels are as follows −

  • Five-Star Hotels

    • The Bagh Resort located at Old Agra Achnera Road

  • Four-Star Hotels

    • Hotel The Park located at Fatehpur Sikri Road

    • Hotel Maggo located Near Bharatpur Bus Stand

    • Laxmi Vilas Palace located at Old Agra Achnera Road

    • Laxmi Niwas Palace located at Fatehpur Sikri Road

    • Hotel Shiv Vilas Palace located at around 6km away from Railway Station

  • Three-Star Hotels

    • Kadamb Kunj located at National Highway 11 Fatehpur Sikri Road

    • Hotal Bharatpur Ashok located inside Keoladeo National Park

    • Udai Vilas Palace located at Fatehpur Sikri Road

    • Geetanjali Hotel & Motel located at Fatehpur Sikri Road

    • Mahal Khas Palace located nearby Lohagarh Fort

  • Budget Hotels or Two-Star Hotels

    • Chandra Mahal Haveli located at Jaipur Agra Highway

    • Hotel Kiran Villa Palace located near Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

    • Hotel Pratap Palace located opposite to Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary

    • The Raj Palace Hotel located opposite to Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary

    • Hotel Sonar Haveli located opposite to Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary

  • Cheap Hotels or One-Star Hotels

    • Hotel SpoonBill located at Fatehpur Sikri Road

    • Hotel Park Regency located at National Highway 11 Fatehpur Sikri Road

    • Hotel Tourist Palace located at Top Circle

    • Hotel Tourist Complex located at Goverdhan Gate

    • Hotel Comfort Regency located at Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary