The Bhairon Vilas Palace hotel in Bikaner is one of the best examples of Rajput architecture. Built in the year 1872, it was also the personal residence of Maharaja Bhairon Singh Ji. Bhairon Vilas in Bikaner has always been in the news.
Shiv Bari Temple is approximately 6 kms from the main city. Maharaja Doongar Singhji built this magnificent temple. Major highlights of Shiv Bari Temple are domes, pavilions and beautiful columns. Local inhabitants refer Shiv Bari Temple.
Shri Sadul Museum is located at Lalgarh Palace, the red sandstone palace located in Bikaner. It is housed in the Ganga Niwas, which covers the entire first floor of the palace. The museum displays a unique collection of miniature.
Built in 1593 A.D. by Raja Rai Singh(1571-1611 A.D.), a general in the army of emperor Akbar, the fort is a formidable structure encircled by a moat and has some beautiful places within. These places, made in red sandstone (Dulmera).
These Jain temples were built by two brothers and named after them-the Bhandeshwar temple-rich in mirror work and the Sandeshwar temple-stylized enamel and gold leaf wall paintings. The temples are dedicated to 23rd Jain teerthankar.
The Gajner Palace was built by Maharaja Ganga Singhji of Bikaner in the early 20th century. Sprawled over a vast area of 6000 acres, this grand palace is located on the banks of the Gajner Lake. The Gajner Palace in Bikaner was originally built.
Situated 205 kms from the city of Bikaner, is the small town of Kalibanga, which is located in Hanumangarh district. The remnants of the pre-Harappan and Harappan settlements have been found at this place. A site of delight for the.
Suraj Pol or Sun Gate is the main entrance to the Junagarh Fort. The fort is encircled by a moat that protects the splendid complex of thirty-seven palaces, pavilions and temples added by different rulers, the last one, as recently as 1943.
This Directorate is located in Bikaner. The archives have in their custody some very precious administrative record of Mughal period like Persian Farmans, Nishans, Manshurs, Akbarat, Vakil Report, Arzdasht, Khatoot and the record created.
The Karni Mata temple, Deshnok is situated 30 km from Bikaner. The temple is dedicated to an early 15th century mystic, considered to be a reincarnation of Goddess Durga. This temple is quite famous for a large number of brown rats.
The Gajner wildlife Sanctuary is located at a distance of 32 kms. from the town of Bikaner. In the days of yore Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary used to be royal hunting grounds of the Maharaja of Bikaner. There is a sparkling lake inside.
Established near the Lalgarh Palace in Bikaner in 1937 on the eve of the Golden jubilee celebrations of Maharaja Ganga Singh, this Museum now run by the Government of Rajasthan, was shifted to a new building in the Civil lines in 1954.
The architectural masterpiece in red sandstone, the palace was built by Maharaja Ganga Singh (1881-1942 A.D.) in the memory of his father Maharaja Lal Singhji in 1902 AD. The palace has beautiful latticework and filigree work..
For two days every year in the month of January, the city of Bikaner comes alive with the celebration of the Camel Festival. The festival is organized by the Art and craft Department of Rajasthan Tourism with an intention of attracting.