Places To See In Bikaner

Bikaner-Destination

Places To See In Bikaner

Bikaner-Destination

  • Spoken Language
    English / Hindi
  • Founder
    Rao Bika
  • Year
    1488
  • Area in km²
    155 Km²

Bikaner

Bikaner is a city in the north Indian state of Rajasthan, east of the border with Pakistan. It's surrounded by the Thar Desert. The city is known for the 16th-century Junagarh Fort, a huge complex of ornate buildings and halls. Within the fort, the Prachina Museum displays traditional textiles and royal portraits. Nearby, the Karni Mata Temple is home to many rats considered sacred by Hindu devotees.

Junagarh Fort

Junagarh Fort in Bikaner is one of the best maintained forts of Rajasthan - classy, gorgeous, and just amazing. The fascinating Junagarh fort was constructed by Raja Rai Singh, between 1588 -1593 AD. He was the sixth ruler of Binaker who ruled here from 1571 to 1611 AD.

Places To See In Bikaner
Prachina Museum

Located in the Junagarh fort complex, Prachina Museum was founded in the year 2000. The museum has a wonderful collection of jewelry, carpets, arms, weapons, arms, portraits, textiles, rare manuscripts, costumes, textiles, ‘Farmans’, decorative objects and treaties belonging to the royal family. The museum has a separate section for Poshaks or costumers. It houses a rich collection of costumes, which are a wonderful display of workmanship of the artisans, with work like Zardozi, Badala and Kalabhut. The museum has Mandir Gallery too with handmade poshak clothes, jewelry and mukuts (crowns) worn by the resident Goddess or the Kul Devi of the royal family. The portrait gallery has a number of black and white portraits of men and women in traditional costumes, miniature paintings as well as group photos of significant events.

Places To See In Bikaner
Lalgarh Palace

Bikaner, Lalgarh Palace is one of the most popular attractions of the city. Lalgarh palace in Bikaner was built during the year 1902 to 1926, for Sir Ganga Singh, the king of Bikaner back then. The palace is a beautiful three-storey sandstone structure, designed by Samuel Swinton Jacob. The lush greenery all around and the regal décor inside is what makes it such a charming place to spend your vacation. The Lalgarh palace in Bikaner has been turned into a hotel now. It houses the Shri Sadul Museum, the Lallgarh Palace Hotel and the Laxmi Niwas Palace. In addition, one wing of the palace is still home to the royal family of Bikaner.

Places To See In Bikaner