Located in the northwestern region of Rajasthan, Bikaner is widely popular for oriental forts, graceful havelis, museums and many more. There is no dearth of attractions in this place as everything seems perfect and pleasant in this place. Apart from exploring stunning attractions, this place gives you plenty of options for camel safari. If you love to be associated with a city that has a rich culture heritage, then you need to be in this place. Established in the year 1488 AD by Rao Bika Ji, a Rajput prince, the city is universally known for producing great warriors. Magnificent palaces, forts and stunning temples with great architecture boast of the finesse of the Rajput civilization.
Here are some places to visit in Bikaner
Constructed in the year 1593 by Raja Rai Singh, this fort showcase the finest blend of Mughal, Gujarati and Rajput style of architecture. The picturesque courtyards and amazing architecuture will surely leave you spellbind.
This museum is located inside of the Junagarh fort which itself is a major tourist attraction. This museum is home to some of the rarest antique pieces of weapons, jewels, paintings, First World War biplane etc.
Lalgarh Palace was initiated by Maharaja Ganga Singh in the year 1902 in memory of his father Maharaja Lal Singh Ji. The red sandstone construction is a amazing example of the architectural brilliance of the past. Mughal, Rajput and European architectures blend excellently well.
Gajner Palace is beautifully located on the banks of a lake. Maharaja Ganga Singh Ji constructed the palace. The royal family used the palace to retreat after hunting. The red sandstone construction is a glowing example of stunning architecture. The palace is very close to forest and you could view migratory birds flock in great numbers
It is undoubtedly the best place to release all stress and sorrows as you are certainly love to admire the scenic landscape of Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary. The sanctuary houses some of the unique plants and animals such as blue bulls, Indian hares, antelopes, deer, wild boars and etc.
Moreover, to feel the essence of desert and enjoy ride on camel back, you need to go for came safari that takes you to a different world. Apart from, there are many other things to experience and explore in the city of Bikaner Lalgadh Palace, Karni Mata Fair and Kapil Muni Fair.
By Air, the nearest airport is Jodhpur which is 240 kms from the city.
The Indian Railways connects Bikaner with cities like Delhi, Calcutta, Agra, Jaipur, Allahabad and etc.
This city is well connected with highways and offers plenty of opportunity of travelling by Bus.