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Brij Festival Bharatpur

(Last Updated 12 Oct, 2022)

  • Dates :

    07/03/2023 - 08/03/2023

  • Location :

    Bharatpur, Rajasthan


Bharatpur is one of the states in Rajasthan that Maharaja Suraj Mal founds. The state was founded in 1733 and is situated in the Brij region. Bharatpur was previously a walled city. It was also the capital of the Jats, and Sinsinwar Maharajas ruled the kingdom. The states of Bharatpur, Dholpur, and Deeg played an essential role in the history of Rajasthan. Many fairs and festivals are held in the region, which is pretty famous. Brij Festival Bharatpur is one such festival celebrated with much pomp and show. An overview of the entire festival is given below.

About Bharatpur Brij Festival

The festival is held during the month of March. It is celebrated a few days ahead before Holi. This festival is also held in a grand, elaborate, and colorful manner. Lord Krishna is worshipped during this festival. Various types of cultural festivals are also held. Bharatpur comes alive during this festival, the spirit of which can be felt. Brij Festival was held in March in 2023.

Description of Brij Festival 

When you attend the Brij Festival of Bharatpur, you can see people are brightly dressed. Men and women mostly wear colorful dresses and sing songs. One of the unique features of this festival is the Raslila Dance. This dance shows the entire love story of Radha and Krishna. Men and women wear colorful dresses depicting Radha, Krishna, and their associates. They also splash color on each other, which is pretty famous. Tourists from far and wide visit this festival. This festival is also a festival of color, where people eat, drink, and is at their merry self. Tourists who visit Brij festival in Bharatpur also take part in this festivity, which signifies the eternal love of Lord Krishna. As a result, the entire region looks colorful, and the whole area gets immersed in the festive spirit.

Significance of the Brij Festival Tour

The region reflects the true essence, spirit, and culture of the region. The unique festival of Brij is celebrated by all people, which signifies unity and love. There is a Radha Krishna temple where people gather in the morning to offer prayers. Before that, they dip in the holy water at the ghats of the Banganga River. The worshipers believe that if you take in this water, then you can get yourself purified. They believe that your soul gets purified by this holy dip.

How to Reach

By Air

Bharatpur has no airport. The nearest domestic airport is in Agra, 56 km away. Kheria Airport has limited flights to domestic destinations in the country. The nearest international airport is in Delhi, 184 km away. Indira Gandhi International Airport offers air connectivity from major cities in India and the world. From both airports, taxis and private vehicles ply the route.

By Rail

Bharatpur has its railway station. The railhead is well connected with major cities of India. The town is accessible from the railway station as it lies in the center. Taxis, autos, cabs, and buses ply this route.

By Road

Bharatpur has good road connections with Rajasthan and India. The city can be accessed by state-owned buses, luxury buses, private vehicles, taxis, etc. there are frequent services from Delhi, Jaipur, and Agra. Brij Bharatpur Festival is a colorful celebration. Attend the festivities of the incredible history and heritage of the state. Check out our collection of hotels in Bharatpur from options of luxury hotels, palaces converted as heritage stays, and budget lodgings at your desired location. Discover Rajasthan and its royal delights by browsing numerous listed Bharatpur tour packages. Book short tour plans or explore more extended tours to cities like Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Pushkar, and other major cities. With us, grab comfortable and hassle-free travel plans to the Royal Rajasthan.

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