Bikaner is one of the major cities of Rajasthan. The main place to visit in Bikaner is the humongous Junagarh fort. You can also check out the unusual Karni mata temple and the beautiful Lalgarh palace. Learn more about the places to visit in Bikaner.
For two days every year in the month of January, the city of Bikaner comes alive with the celebration of the Camel Festival. The festival is organized by the Art and craft Department of Rajasthan.
The Gajner Palace was built by Maharaja Ganga Singhji of Bikaner in the early 20th century. Sprawled over a vast area of 6000 acres, this grand palace is located on the banks of the Gajner Lake.
Established near the Lalgarh Palace in Bikaner in 1937 on the eve of the Golden jubilee celebrations of Maharaja Ganga Singh, this Museum now run by the Government of Rajasthan, was shifted.
The Gajner wildlife Sanctuary is located at a distance of 32 kms. from the town of Bikaner. In the days of yore Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary used to be royal hunting grounds of the Maharaja of Bikaner.
Built in 1593 A.D. by Raja Rai Singh(1571-1611 A.D.), a general in the army of emperor Akbar, the fort is a formidable structure encircled by a moat and has some beautiful places within. These places, made in red sandstone.
The Karni Mata temple, Deshnok is situated 30 km from Bikaner. The temple is dedicated to an early 15th century mystic, considered to be a reincarnation of Goddess Durga. This temple is quite famous.
The architectural masterpiece in red sandstone, the palace was built by Maharaja Ganga Singh (1881-1942 A.D.) in the memory of his father Maharaja Lal Singhji in 1902 AD. The palace has beautiful.
Shiv Bari Temple is approximately 6 kms from the main city. Maharaja Doongar Singhji built this magnificent temple. Major highlights of Shiv Bari Temple are domes, pavilions and beautiful columns.
Suraj Pol or Sun Gate is the main entrance to the Junagarh Fort. The fort is encircled by a moat that protects the splendid complex of thirty-seven palaces, pavilions and temples added.
This Directorate is located in Bikaner. The archives have in their custody some very precious administrative record of Mughal period like Persian Farmans, Nishans, Manshurs, Akbarat, Vakil Report.