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Ideal duration: 1 day

Best time: Sep-Mar (Read More)

Nearest Airport: Agra (Check Flights)

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Deeg Tourism

Located in close vicinity to the city of Bharatpur, Deeg is a small town in the state of Rajasthan. Founded by Maharaja Suraj Mahal in the 18th century, Deeg served as the summer resort to the Royal family. Popular for its magnificent palaces, exquisite fortifications and desi bazaars, the town is an escape from the regular din of city life. You can soak in the rural landscape and laze in the culture. Not far from here is also located the famous Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary which is a must visit.

Most of the travellers go on a vacation in the search of a break from their regular lives, some seek a change of culture and not just relief, Deeg could be one such place. Away from the huge crowd, it is a small and peaceful village with unbeatable landscape and opportunities to see the wonderful play of nature. Some kilometres away is Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, where you can find rare species of birds. Back in Deeg, you can spend a day lazing in the rural backdrop, living the desi way and enjoying the change in lifestyle.

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The town of Deeg in north Bharatpur is known for its forts and palaces which highlight the glory of the Jaat empire. The main attraction of this city, known to have been traversed by Lord Krishna on his Parikrama, are the magnificent Havelis which are sure to impart a royal feel to the tourists and lead them through the pages of a history book. The beauty of the town is further increased manifolds during fairs and festivals when the forts come to life along with the famous 900 fountains.

There aren't any great food joints or restaurants here. Roadside tea and snacks stalls are a must try. Having locally prepared chai - biscuit right in front of the Deeg fort, admiring the perfection of this beauty is pure bliss.

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Day 1- Explore the magnificent Deeg Palace, built in the 18th century. Overnight stay in a Haveli.
Day 2- Visit the Keoladeo National Park or Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, a UNESCO Heritage Site about 30 km away from Deeg.

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Deeg Reviews

3 months ago by Kovid Kapoor

- The 900 fountains and Deeg palace aren't always open. Deeg palace is closed on Friday.



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Holidify's Opinion

  What's Great?

Economical place, less polluted.

  What's not so Great?

Extremely hot in summers, not much developed yet.

For Whom

Deeg, though small in size, is perfect for history and art lovers. Tourists visiting Rajasthan can visit this city for its magnificent Havelis. Being close to cities like Agra, Delhi, Mathura and Jaipur, it can be a perfect for a short getaway.

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How to Reach Deeg

Though a popular tourist destination now, there are few options available to reach Deeg directly. The nearest airports to the city are in Agra (74 km away) and Delhi (129 km away). There are very f... (Read More)

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