Deeg: It is located at a distance of 34 kilometers north of Bharatpur. It is a charming garden town in Rajasthan. The fountains placed in the gardens make the town look striking. Once upon a time it was the summer retreat of the princes of Bharatpur. Deeg is primarily an agricultural town with a host of palaces and gardens.
Gopal Bhavan: This was built in 1760 and is one of the popular tourist attractions in Deeg. This too flaunts a beautifully laid garden. Gopal Bhavan is located beside the Gopal Sagar. In front of the main garden a raised terrace has been built. A marble arch had been constructed on the high pedestal in the shape of a swing. It was the place to repose for the kings and queens. this beautifully carved swing was the war reward of Jat King Raja Suraj Mal. this was brought from the Mughal court.
Another attraction within the bhavan is the banquet hall. Two rows of pillars, souvenirs, curios and Victorian paintings add beauty to the hall. Another room in the building has marble bed that is black in color. Though the artifact is centuries old yet it looks gorgeous. This too had been brought from Delhi.
Bengal Chamber: The royal chess room and the dining rooms are located here. Sporting a trellis design and painted in red they look amazing. The seating area of the dining room is furnished with cushions.
Deeg Fort: This fort was built by Raja Duraj Mal. the inaccessible fort is surrounded by moats, gateways and ramparts. Today, however, most part of it is in ruins. The watchtower has survived the ravages of time and still stands tall keeping a watch over the city of Deeg. The cannons in the fort are worth checking out. One of these was captured from Ahmad Shah Abdali in 1761. As the tourists explore different parts of the fort they will come across several interesting tales.
Dhaulpur: It is a significant historical city as it bears witness to several important battles. The red sandstone here is quite famous. It had been plundered many times. There are beautiful gardens, tombs, lakes and temples. Although it is considered a humble village yet its historical value make sit a place worth visiting.
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