Bikaner lies on the northern point of the triangle of the desert cities of Rajasthan. A city that goes back over 500 years when it was founded by one of the princess of Jodhpur clan. Water has been limited here so the customary water palaces and pleasure gardens are missing here at city of Rajasthan.

Location: 493 Km from Delhi
How to reach: By Train , By Surface, By Air
Where to Stay: Heritage Hotels and Palaces
When to visit: October to March

Worth Seeing Places

Lalgarh Palace
Located a little outside the city, thismagnificent palace was built by Maharaja Ganga Singh 90 years ago. An interesting combination of European luxyry and oriental fantasy, this palace has a billiards room, a library, a cards room and a smoking room. Other western touches were given by the fireplaces and Belgian chandeliers, cut- glass ornaments, oil paintings, lamps and other items.

Junagarh FortJunagarh Fort
Only unconquered fort in India of which foundation was laid down by Raja Rai Singh and additions were made by successive rulers. Thirty seven palaces, pavilions and temples were added to the original structure and each has been cleverly built to connect with the previous building. Anup Mahal, Ganga Niwas Durbar Hall, Har Mandir,Sheesh Mahal, Karan Mahal, Phool Mahaland Chandra Mahal are some of the worth seeing areas.

Karni Mata Temple
Located 30 Km south ok Bikaner Rajasthan is the unique temple dedicated to Karni Mata, an incarnation of Goddess Durga. The temple is famous for the legion of rats which are venerated here in Rajasthan.

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