Things to Do in Bikaner

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  • Lalgarh Palace

    Lalgarh Palace

    Exquisitely built by Maharaja Ganga Singh in the memory of his father, Lalgarh Palace is one of the most-viewed historical sites in Bikaner. Designed by Sir Swinton Jacob, the architecture of the palace is a perfect fusion of Rajput, Mughal and European styles. Watch out for the unique latticework and ...

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  • Junagarh Fort

    Junagarh Fort

    986 huge walls along with 37 bastions- Junagarh fort truly boasts of a magnanimous architecture. Popularly known as the Bikaner Fort by many, the main entrance of the fort is called the Suraj Pole (or Sun gate).

    As you step in, explore the palaces inside the fort that are ...

    Monument Landmark
  • National Research Centre on Camel

    National Research Centre on Camel

    Meet baby camels here! Just 8 kilometres away is Asia’s biggest Camel farm known by the name of the National Research Centre on Camel. It is located towards the eastern side of Bikaner.

    While you are here- go for a camel ride, discover the in-house museum, try whipped ...

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  • Bhandasar Jain Temple

    Bhandasar Jain Temple

    One of the noted temples in Jainism, the Bhandasar Jain Temple is believed to be constructed using barrels of ghee instead of mortar. No wonder, the man who built this temple, Bhanda Shah was a rich Jain merchant.

    A three-storeyed temple, it is made of red sandstone and ...

  • Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum

    Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum

    Also known as the Ganga Singh Government Museum, it is managed and operated by the Rajasthan Government. This museum has a rare collection of terracotta ware, lacquer work, sculptures, wooden carvings, weapons, miniature paintings, pottery, armour, carpets and coins. Revisit Bikaner’s historical past as you would find some of the ...

  • Kolayatji Temple

    Kolayatji Temple

    Located on the famous Bikaner-Jaisalmer highway and dedicated to Saint Muni, Kolayatji temple was created using marble and sandstone. Flanked by 32 Ghats, the temple was constructed around Kolayat Lake (an artificial lake) which as believed by the locals, will never get dry.

    If you happen to visit ...

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  • Kodamdeshwar Temple

    Kodamdeshwar Temple

    Approximately 24 kilometres away from Bikaner, take a day-off to see this beautiful temple. The most interesting aspect of the Kodamdeshwar temple is the fact that it was one of the first monuments that was constructed by Rao Bikaji, who is also the founder of Bikaner city.

    Dedicated to ...

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  • Gajner Palace

    Gajner Palace

    You just cannot miss visiting Gajner Palace when in Bikaner. Constructed by Maharaja Ganga Singh on the banks of Gajner Lake, this was once a hunting lodge of the Maharaja and his family.

    Now, transformed into a stunning hotel cum palace; the palace boasts of jharokhas, carved pillars ...

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  • Shri Laxminath Temple

    Shri Laxminath Temple

    Built by Maharaja Rao Lunakaran, Shri Laxminath Temple is one of the oldest temples in Bikaner and just 4 kilometres away from the famous Junagarh Fort. Lord Vishnu and Goddess Laxmi, grace the sacred sanctum of the temple.

    The most exquisite artwork inside the temple apart from the ...

  • Shiv Bari Temple

    Shiv Bari Temple

    As the name suggest, this temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and was built in the 19th century by Maharaja Doongar Singh Ji. Also known as Laleshwar Mahadeo temple by the locals, Shiva Bari temple is made of red sandstone and has many miniature paintings that reflect unique rajasthani tradition ...

  • Ganga Singh Museum

    Ganga Singh Museum

    Established in 1937 by Maharaja Ganga Singh, the museum showcases exclusive Rajasthani heritage which includes pottery, carpets, coins, paintings, Rajput weapons, terracotta and other noted artefacts.

    Don’t miss the golf leaf painting on camel hides and the rich silk robe of Shahzada Saleem. Besides this, you would find ...

  • Sadul Singh Museum

    Sadul Singh Museum

    Located in the top floor of Sadul Niwas inside the Lalgarh Palace, Sadul Singh museum was established in 1972. Showcasing the brilliance of Georgian paintings, hunting trophies and unique artefacts, this museum is dedicated to the great kings of Bikaner namely, Maharaja Ganga Singh, Sadul Singh and Karni Singh.

  • Prachina Museum

    Prachina Museum

    Located inside the Junagarh Fort (also known Bikaner Fort), Prachina museum houses the royal ladies costumes (or what is typically referred as Poshaks ), textiles and accessories. The delicate work, designs and craftsmanship of the lavish ensemble is truly remarkable.

    Apart from the costumes, the museum also has ...

  • Karni Mata Temple

    Karni Mata Temple

    A 30-minute drive from Bikaner, this popular temple is located in the town of Deshnok. Also known as the rat temple, it draws many visitors every day owing to its unique belief of worshiping rats. Standing tall is the main shrine of Mata Karni accompanied by almost 20,000 rats that ...

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  • International Camel Festival

    International Camel Festival

    Dedicated to the spirit of the humble animal, every year in the month of January, Camel Festival is celebrated with a huge aplomb. Tourists across different continents flock in Bikaner to see the colourful procession of camels.

    Lasting for 3 days, this festival also showcases traditional handicrafts, camel milk ...