What makes Bikaner a popular tourist attraction?
Junagarh Fort was built by Raja Rai Singh, a general of the military of king Akbar. This fort is supported by lot of citadels which amazes lot of tourists. Also has a museum which displays weapons and ornaments of the previous era. The different types of mirror work done by the artisans add shine and glitter to the fort. At the same time, all the stunning paintings in this fort are demonstration of the famous Indian culture.
Laxmi Niwas Palace
The Laxmi Niwas Palace is a former residential palace built by Maharajah Ganga Singh, the ruler of the former state of Bikaner. It was designed by the British architect, Samuel Swinton Jacob in the year 1902. The style of architecture is Indo-Saracenic. It is now a luxury hotel owned by Golden Triangle Fort & Palace Pvt. Ltd. This magnificent structure in red sandstone is one of the most popular destinations for tourists coming to Bikaner from different parts of the world.
Lalgarh Palace was built in the year between 1902 and 1926 in accordance with European, Mughal and Rajput architectural styles. The building was commissioned by Maharaja Ganga Singh in the memory of his father Maharaja Lall Singh and was designed by the British architect, Samuel Swinton Jacob. It is coated in red sandstone and has several grand halls, lounges, cupolas and pavilions. The building features magnificent pillars, elaborate fireplaces, Italian colonnades and intricate latticework and filigree work. The palace houses the Shri Sadul Museum as well as a large and important collection of Sanskrit manuscripts, the Anup Sanskrit Library.
Karni Mata Temple
Karni Mata temple is the temple of Goddess Durga and the most prominent aspect of this temple is thousands of rats and the belief about these rats are rebirth of the devotees of Karni Mata. The most exciting part about these rats is that they are harmless. Navratri and various types of fairs can be enjoyable at this temple by the travelers coming from different parts of the world.
Bikaner Photo Gallery
How to reach Bikaner
Reaching out to this place is not at all difficult as you can reach here through roadways and also railways. The best way to reach this place from Jaipur to Bikaner is through hiring a cab for your transport.
Nearest Tourist Places
Ajmer - 266 km. Jaipur - 330 km. Jodhpur - 251 km. Jaisalmer - 330 km. Pushkar - 252 km.