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Deeg is a town in Bharatpur district in the state of Rajasthan in India, famous for its palaces built by the Jat rulers of Bharatpur. It was their capital.

Get in[edit]

Jal Mahal Deeg or Deeg Palace

Buses frequently run from Alwar (₹36, 2 1/2 hours) and Bharatpur (₹19, one hour). One can also reach Deeg by train from Mathura (₹8, one hour) or from Alwar (₹17, 2½ hour).

Get around[edit]

One can visit Kaman town known for Vimal Kund and Cheel Mahal by half an hour bus travel (₹10).


Deeg Fort
  • Deeg fort.
  • Jal-Mahal palace (Deeg Palace). admission ₹100.


Nowadays Deeg is famous for the three-day fair held in the month of September, when the forts of Deeg are brought to liveliness. Deeg has various kinds of palaces, the most famous among them is "Sawan-Bhadon". The palace has a hollow ceiling with rolling iron spheres in it; when water is made to flow into the ceiling, these spheres collide with each other and produce a sound like raining clouds.



Try traditional fast foods like kachori and aaloo bhalla.



Deeg is small and there are only a couple of places to stay, neither very exciting. Most visitors to Deeg stay at Bharatpur or Agra.


Go next[edit]

Buses run frequently to Alwar (₹30, 2½ hours) and Bharatpur (₹15, one hour, half hourly). There is one direct bus to Agra (₹50)

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