Bikaner was built by Rajput Rao Bikaji, and development was started in1465 AD and construction was completed in1488 AD. High walls were built surrounding the city to protect it from enemy and there are five entrance gates to come in the city.
remarkable site of traditional culture & architecture situated in the middle of famous Thar Desert of Rajasthan. Bikaner is known as camels’ country (district), it is very famous for its gorgeous forts, its exotic camels safaris and Karni Mata temple. In Karni Mata temple the thousand of holy rats are worshiped.
Major Attraction of Bikaner
Junagarh fort was built in 1593 by Rai Singh, has a 986 meters total wall with thirty seven bastions, two entrances and one moat. The fort is at 700 feet height from ocean level. Entire Bikaner city can be seen from this fort. The major attraction within the Junagarh fort includes Hawa Mahal, Anup Mahal, Diwan-e-Khas, Phool Mahal, Badal Mahal, Chandra Mahal & Ganga Mahal etc.
Lalgarh fort was built by Maharaja Ganga Singh in memory of his father, this fort is at a distance of three Kilometers from main Bikaner city. Lalgarh fort is partially changed into a hotel by Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation.
Karni Mata Temples
Karni Mata Temples is located 30 Km south of Bikaner in Deshnoke. This temple is approx 600 years oldest and it is dedicated to Karni Mata which is considered as being a manifestation of Goddess Durga. Silver gates were donated by Ganga Singh for this temple. In Karni Mata temple the thousand of holy rats are worshiped.
Ganga golden Jubilee Museum
This museum is among the finest in Rajasthan, has on show one of the richest groups of miniature painting, of Bikaner School, soil ware, weapons and coins symbol back to Hardpan civilization.
Shri Sadul Museum
This museum division of the Lalgarh fort and its covers the first floor of the fort.there are some wildlife trophies and youthful oldest photographs.
Others sightseeing places in Bikaner are include camel Research and breeding farm, Fort Museum & much more.
How to Reach Bikaner
Regular bus services are available to all major cities of India and Rajasthan. Bikaner is well connected by road. Many private & government buses services are available at a fair interval to all major cities of Rajasthan & Capital of India New Delhi. Distance from major cities is Jaipur 380 Km, Delhi 437 Km, Chandigarh 592 Km, Indore 739 Km, Gao 938 Km.
Bikaner is well connected by Indian railway network to all major cities of India and Rajasthan. There are daily train services to Delhi, Mumbai, Mathura, Sawai Madhopur, Kota, Jaipur and many other cities
Close by Airport is Jodhpur about 235 Km, while Jaipur is at a distance of 321 Km, the capital of Rajasthan state. It is well connected to the metros cities of India such as Delhi, Mumbai, KolKata, Chennai & much more.