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Places to visit in Bikaner

When you travel to Bikaner, you will love to visit popular tourist spots and enjoy the local culture. Amongst other Things to do in Bikaner, you can surely explore some of the best things to do in Bikaner to make your trip a fulfilling one. On a trip to Bikaner things to do can include exploring Bikaner attractions and visiting the places of interest.

Cultural Attractions

If you visit the tourist places in Bikaner once, you will be highly impressed and thrilled by the cultural richness of the city. The ancient city has not lost its association with the past and it preserves, until now, the magnificence of the past by keeping the ancient forts and monuments. This shows that the people of Bikanerhonour and value the history of the province. The marvellous buildings and the artwork are sure to amaze you during your stay. Do not f

Shri Laxminath Temple

This is one of the oldest temples in Bikaner. Rao Bikaji laid the foundation stone in the year 1488 A.D. As it is a historical monument, it has a special identity in Bikaner. This temple was created during the reign of Rao Lunkaran and shows the superb archaeological skills of artists. It was later developed by Maharaja Ganga Singh Ji. Sculptures of Lord Vishnu and Goddess Laxmi have received the unwavering devotion of countless people through the last four and ha

Prachina Museum

Ever since the foundation of Bikaner, the rulers of Bikaner had a prominent and magnificent role in the history of India.

To preserve the rich culture of Bikaner, Maharaja Narendra Singh Ji's present daughter opened a museum called Prachina, in October, 2000.Prachina is an effort to point out the aristocratic patronage which boomed and lasted in Bikaner. This museum thrives to create a cultural centre to recover the falling craf

Gajner Palace

This is the best summer resort of the Bikaner Maharajas. It has frequently been described as 'an incomparable jewel in the Thar desert'. The palace was used by the Maharaja for grand shoots and lavish entertainment. The Indian as well as international Viceroys and other dignitaries have been given great welcome at this outstanding palace.

The architectural designs of the Gajner palace is truly exceptional. This palace is built i

Deshnoke temple

There are plenty of things to do in Bikaner. You can visit Deshnoke temple, Kolayat temple, Ganjer Sanctuary, Kodemdesar, Camel safari and Kalibangam which are nearby Bikaner. These are also the most wonderful places that cannot be missed out when you are on a tour to Bikaner. Explore the divine world that this Bikaner tour would provide you with.

 

Sadul Singh Museum

Sadul Singh Museum is one of the most famous landmarks in Bikaner. This museum is located on the first floor of the Lalgarh Palace. Other landmarks include the Jain Temple, Gajner Palace, Junagarh Fort and so on. There are many more landmarks that are spread across Bikaner waiting to be visited and marvelled at by the awestruck travellers and tourists.

Bhandeshwar Jain Temple

This is one of the oldest temples in Bikaner and was created near Laxminath temple in 1514A.D. It was the idea of the two brothers,Sandheswar  and Bhandeshwar, who eventually built this divine Jain Temple. This beautiful piece of architecture is dedicated to the twenty third teerthankar, namely Parsvanath Ji. This temple is carved in red sand stone and white marble.It is famous for carvings,wall paintings, structural beauty and inventively designed sculptures

Junagarh Fort

Junagarh fort was constructed by Raja Rai Singhji, the sixth ruler of Bikaner.He ruled from 1571 to 1612 AD. Raja Rai Singhji could organise the incomes of a Kingdom enlarged by the defeat of half Marwar and by the contribution of half Gujarat.  He used funds from Jodhpur and Western Deccan for building this massive fort. During his term, he travelled distances which gave him vision and great ideas about art and architecture.It is easily noticeable how precis

Gajner National Park

Gajner National park is a bird lover’s bliss, which also ports large flocks of Blackbuck, Nilgai, Wild Boar  and Chinkaras, and desert reptiles. During the day, train of antelope, gazelle and pigs can be seen arriving at the lake in search of water.

 

Devi Kund Sagar

Bikaner has its share of abundance in natural beauty. Your kids, accompanying you on the holiday, will love every bit of the trip. A must-visit place for kids includes the Devi Kund Sagar whichwhich is situated 8 km to the east of city. There is also a Camel Breeding Farm as the camel is one of the vital species of desert ecosystem. It reflects several adaptive devices that are most suited to desert life.

Natural Attractions

Bikaner has a plenty of natural beauty to offer its visitors with. If you love to be connected with a city that has a rich cultural heritage, you need to be in Bikaner without any second thoughts. The city is known for producing great warriors. The mines from this city prove that the evolution was at its peak here even before the Harappan civilization. Impressive palaces, forts and stunning temples with great architecture boast the finesse of the Rajput civilizati

Shiv Bari Mandir

This temple was built by DungarSinghji in the late 19th century. The temple is bounded by an embattlement fence. It has four-faced black marble Shiva sculpture and a bronze Nandi facing the Shiva-Lingam. Also there are two large reservoirs of water known as bawaris near the temple. This red sandstone temple attracts thousands of visitors during Shravan (February) particularly on Mondays

Lallgarh Palace

One of the magnificent architectural works in red stone was built by Maharaja Ganga Sing (1881 AD-1942 AD) in memory of his father Maharaja Lall Singh between 1902 -1926.This delightful palace is an example of pure Rajput martial architecture. It has numerous grand halls, lounges, cupolas and pavilions. The exotic palace has splendid pillars, richly engraved fire mantles, Italian colonnades and motif of lotus in full bloom. All these attributes add to the magic of

Ganga Golden Jubilee Park

This Public Park has a fine little collection of pottery, massive paintings, stuffed tigers, carpets, costumes and weapons. There are also a few exceptional instances of Bikaner paintings which are renowned and have been awarded because of its fine quality.

 

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