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Deeg Palace

Bharatpur, India
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Ranked #2 of 7 Attractions in Bharatpur
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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New Delhi, India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

HUGE area! But Nothing to see. Its a clear cut example of a Nice Heritage wasted due to lack of maintenance. No Parking for the Fort/Palace. Though this place has the BIGGEST BATS i have ever seen , in hundreds. Anyways , this is massive place (Palace and Fort) , which you can feel could have been one of the... More

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Noida, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

More beautiful than one can imagine - very well preserved, lots of history, took a guide who explained details, very interesting place. couldn't experience the 2000 fountains in their glory as they are only operational twice a year, once in Feb and once in August. confirm before you go.

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New Delhi, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

In a old village Deeg palace is majestic in architecture .. not that well maintained and smelly due to Bats and an dirty pond.. but would be Impressive if you visit when fountains are running

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Gurgaon, India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The palace is a good piece of architecture...with mix of Rajputana style and Mogul....but...the property is not meant well... the fees taken, Rs 5 could be increased the the proceeds could be used by ASI for upkeep of the property...

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London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
6 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

I've seen dozens of Rajastani forts and palaces and I must say I was really charmed by this one. If you're en route by car from Delhi to Agra (either directly or via Alwar ir Bharatphur) or if heading to Jaipur from Bharatphur it's worth the detour. Clearly not on the same scale as Fatephur Sikri and as others have... More

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Guwahati, India
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275 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Though a splendid palace, this place lacks basic tourist amenities. It is a comparatively lesser known monument and is located in a rural area, hence lacking tourist facilities (particularly restaurants). This large palace has remarkable architecture, a fabulous museum with rare royal collection and is remarkable for photography. It is better to travel with private transport arrangement as public buses... More

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Perth-WA
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52 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This may be out of the usual tourist area but this palace is worth a visit. Built between two lakes on either side this palace also has 2000 fountains inside and outside in the gardens. The palace appears to be single story on the garden side but 4 storys on the lake side. Inside the main palace parts are furnished.... More

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Mumbai
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62 reviews 62 reviews
14 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

The buildings are beautiful but simple ... the exhibition room could do with some better upkeep and the guides are almost as knowledgeable as you would be after a brief read on internet on the place. The place could do with better upkeep. It's supposedly best during Rakhi time when the fountains are turned on.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

About an hour by car from Bharatpur but well worth the journey as almost devoid of other tourists. Fascinating glimpse into the domestic life of the Maharajah - ask to see the bathroom! Beautiful and extensive gardens to wander around and picnic in.

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We visited Deep Palace returning to Delhi from Bharatpur. It takes one hour from Bharatpur by car and about an hour (or less depending on how much time and interest you have) to visit, and you can continue on to Delhi. If the choice is between Fatehpur Sikri and Deeg, definitely go see Fatehpur Sikri - it is great! Architecturally... More

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