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Junagarh Fort

Introduction of Bikaner

Bikaner was founded in the year 1488 by Rao bika, Rao bika was a successor of Jodha, who founded the city of Jodhpur. The city of Bikaner spreads over an area of 38.10 square km, it is situated in the north of Rajasthan at an elevation of 237 mts above sea level. Bikaner is well-known for snacks and sweets.

Bikaner is well-known for its camel safaris, Karni Mata temple and superb fort. In this temple thousands of holy rats are worshipped. Previously, it was a main trade centre as it is situated on the ancient caravan route which connects Central Asia and North India with the seaports of Gujarat. As compared to other cities of Rajasthan Bikaner seems quite bare in respect of havellis and lakes. Rajasthani, Marwari, English and Hindi are the common languages which are spoken in Bikaner.

The climate in Bikaner is moderate. In Summers the temperature is not too hot. It is around 41.8º Celsius and in winters it is around 5º Celsius. Bikaner, Jaisalmer and Jodhpur forms the desert triangle in the state of Rajasthan.

History of Bikaner

Bikaner plays a prominent role in the history of Rajasthan. A Rajput prince Rao Bika ji who was the descendent of Rao Jodha Ji, the founder of Jodhpur founded his kingdom in Bikaner in 1459 AD. Bika Ji chose an infertile land called "Jungladesh" and shaped it into an imposing city called Bikaner. Bikaner has many wonderful buildings which are made of reddish pink sandstone that transcends the adjoining barren wilderness. The Royal Family still lives in a suite in Lalgarh Palace which was now converted into a heritage hotel by them.

Tourist Attraction in Bikaner

The main tourist attraction in Bikaner are Lal Gadh Palace and Junagarh fort. Lalgarh Palace was constructed between 1902 and 1926 according to Mughal, Rajput and European architectural styles. The building features elaborate fireplaces, Italian colonnades, wonderful pillars, filigree work and intricate latticework. Junagarh Fort was built between 1571 to 1611 AD. This fort was constructed of marble and red sandstone with kiosks and balconies decorating the structure at intervals. Other attraction of Bikaner include Karni Mata Temple, Shiv Bari Temple, Gajner Palace, Maru Nayak Ji Temple - Maru Nayak Ji Temple was founded in 1486, it was the first Vaishnav Temple built in Bikaner.

Junagarh Fort Hall

Junagarh Fort Colorful Corridor

Gajner Palace

Gajner Palace

Karni Mata Temple

Karni Mata Temple

Bhandasar Jain Tempel

Bhandasar Jain Tempel

Badal Mahal

Bhandasar Jain Tempel

How to Reach Bikaner

By Rail:
Bikaner is on the meter gauge network of the western Railways. Bikaner railway station is linked to the cities of Jodhpur, Jaipur, Delhi, Bhatinda and Kalka . Bikaner Mail and Bikaner Express are commonly preferred trains.

By Road:
Bikaner is linked by road to the various cities of Rajasthan.
There is a regular bus service between Bikaner and major cities like Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Ajmer, Kota, Jodhpur and Udaipur. Rajasthan Roadways run daily deluxe coaches between Bikaner and Jaipur.

By Air:
Jodhpur Airport is the airport nearest from Bikaner which it about 247 km away from Bikaner and is well-equipped with the latest facilities.

You will visit “Bikaner” during the below Tours of Rajasthan.

31 Days Rajasthan Tour (Including Bikaner)
31 Days / 30 Nights

Delhi - Alwar - Deeg - Bharatpur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Dholpur - Ranthambore - Tonk - Bundi - Jhalawar - Kota - Bijolia - Chittorgarh - Dungarpur - Banswara - Udaipur - Rajsamand - Nathdwara - Kumbhalgarh - Ranakpur - Mount Abu - Rohetgarh - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner -  Nagaur - Mandawa - Sikar - Jhunjhunu -Jaipur - Delhi

28 Days Rajasthan Heritage Tour (Including Bikaner)
28 Days / 27 Nights
Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Bhandarej - Jaipur - Mandawa - Bikaner - Gajner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Rohetgarh - Deogarh - Ranakpur - Mount Abu - Udaipur - Dungarpur - Chittorgarh - Kota - Ranthambore - Bharatpur - Delhi

24 Days Forts and Palaces Tour (Including Bikaner)
24 Days / 23 Nights
Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Bhandarej - Jaipur - Mandawa - Bikaner - Gajner - Jaisalmer - Osian - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Mount Abu - Udaipur - Kota - Ranthambore - Bharatpur - Delhi

19 Days Rajasthan and North India Tour (Including Bikaner)
19 Days / 18 Nights
Delhi - Shekhawati - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Osian - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur - Pushkar - Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Delhi



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