Bikaner is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Bikaner one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Bikaner is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Bikaner or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Bikaner. Explore the historical monuments of Bikaner with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Bikaner guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Bikaner page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Bikaner landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Bikaner.
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Thar Desert, Bikaner 334001, India
10:00 am - 04:30 pm
Located in the arid regions of the Thar Desert in Rajasthan the Junagarh Fort is a precious gem of Indian architecture. It was built by the infamous Raja Rai Singh of Bikaner. He held a high position in the court of the Mughal Emperor Akbar and received huge sums of revenues through which he funded the fort’s construction. It started in 1589 ...
One of the few palaces commissioned by the British for Indian kings, The Lalgarh Palace was commissioned for Maharaja Ganga Singh. Built between 1902 and 1926 the Palace has very iconic Indo Saracenic touch to it. Inside are huge grand rooms like, the drawing room, guests room, ball room, supper room, lounges, pavilions, all a treat to the eye. The...
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DevikudSagar, Bikaner, India
06:30 am - 06:30 pm
Atop the small hill in Bada Bagh there are a set of Cenotaphs of the Maharajas of Jaisalmer. The carvings of floral patterns, peacocks and human figures are very beautiful and intricate. The feel too is a bit eerie as they stand alone calmly on the hill top. Every ruler that ruled from the 15th century starting from Rao Kayanmal (1542 to 1571) to K...
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Bara Bazar Road, Ranisar Bara Bas, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India
05:00 am - 11:00 pm
One of the oldest temples in Bikaner, dedicated to Lord Vishnu and his wife Laxmi. Many rulers since the ancient times regarded Laxminath as the real ruler of Bikaner. The temple was built sometime between 1504 and 1526 with marble and red stone imported from Jaisalmer. The artwork on the doorway is extremely beautiful and is noteworthy.
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6 km from Bikaner, Rajasthan, India
07:00 am - 07:00 pm
One of the most beautiful and serene temples just outside the city, Shiv Bari Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The sanctum has a four faced black marble statue and a bronze statue of Nandi the Bull right in front it. There are two large water reservoirs in the compound. Temples in and around Bikaner are known for being built with red sandstones and so is the Shiv Bari Temple.
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The Lalgarh Palace was built under the personal supervision of Maharaja Ganga Singhji in 1902 AD, in fond memory of his father Maharaja Lall Singhji. It is an imposing red sandstone palace, displaying extravagant Rajput, European and Muslim styles of architecture. The Rajput exterior of the palace, dramatically contrasts the occidental décor...