On a visit to Bikaner you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Bikaner. These places are what Bikaner is all about. These must see places in Bikaner will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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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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Jorbeer, Bikaner, India
02:00 pm - 06:30 pm
A one of a kind research institute in the whole of India the National Research Centre on Camel is dedicated wholly to studying the ship of the desert. The place is a farm consisting of stables and enclosures where Camels are bred and taken care of, their needs and behaviour studied. Great amount research data is generated that are studied by scient...
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National Highway 89, Deshnok, Rajasthan, India
05:00 am - 10:00 pm
Quite an iconic temple in deshnok which is located 30 miles south of Bikaner. It is known for being populated with a swarm of rats that are considered very holy. Legend has it the sage Karnimata whose son, Laxman once drowned in a tank and died. The sage forced Yamraj who is the Lord of death to bring him back to life. Moved by the pious mother&rsq...
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Near Laxminath temple, Bikaner, India
05:00 am - 11:30 pm
A temple built by a local merchant named Bhandasa Oswal in whose honour the temple is named. It was built sometime during 1468 and a local legend says that it was built with 40,000kg of ghee (clarified butter) instead of mortar. It has three levels and has a traditional Jain architecture. Inside the temple are beautiful murals and paintings of cele...
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Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary | Near Gajner Palace, Bikaner, India
A beautiful lake right near the grand Gajner Palace, located inside the Gaujner Sanctuary the Gajner Lake is one of the favourite places of both the locals and foreigners. The tall gate built from red sandstone is symbolic of the city’s culture. Once it was a hunting ground for kings and princes, now is the town’s favourite relaxing spo...
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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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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...
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Near Lalgarh Palace, Bikaner, India
The museum was established near the Lalgarh Palace in 1937 and was shifted to a new building in the civil lines in 1954. The Government of Rajasthan now runs it. It has one of the richest collections of Terecotta ware, weapons, paintings and Bikaneri coins. The exhibits of Harappa civilization, Gupta and Kushan era are splendid masterpieces. The mu...