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Tourist Attractions in Bikaner

Bikaner is one of the best places to visit in Rajasthan, famous for its camels. The city celebrates a three-day camel festival by looking at the significance and abundance of the ship of the desert. The auspicious festival sets off around the starting days of January every year. During this festival, one of the best things to do is go on an adventurous camel safari in the deserts.

Besides the camel festival, Bikaner tourist places give one more reason for tourists to make a trip to this part of Rajasthan. It is the Karni Mata temple in the vicinity of the city, bringing many devotees. The temple is famous for its custom of rat worship.

Places to See in Bikaner

Here are the top tourist attractions in Bikaner Rajasthan -

Junagarh Fort: Raja Rai Singh built this magnificent fort in 1593. It is said that crocodiles were bred in the water surrounding this fort. As far as its architecture is concerned, Junagarh Fort has an amalgamation of Gujarati, Mughal, and Rajput styles of architecture. The fort is massive and thus, there are other structures inside it such as Anup Mahal, Chandra Mahal, Hawa Mahal, Diwan-e-khas, Dungar Mahal, and Ganga Mahal. Therefore, this fort is one of the most famous places to visit in Bikaner

Timings: 10 am - 4.30 pm, all days

Tickets: INR 50 for Indians, INR 300 for Foreigners

Lalgarh Palace: With a beautiful mix of Mughal, Rajput, and European architecture, Lalgarh Palace is a major crowd-puller in Bikaner Rajasthan. It is among the top places to visit in Bikaner, especially for history buffs. Maharaja Ganga Singh built Lalgarh Palace in 1902 in the loving memory of his father, Maharaja Lal Singh Ji. You will see beautiful lawns here with peacocks, a sight to behold. The library, cards room, and billiards room are also a highlight. Most of Lalgarh Palace, apart from the museum, is not accessible to the public as it has been converted into a luxury hotel. If you are in the city, visit this most popular Bikaner tourist spot.

Timings:  10 am - 5 pm, all days except Sunday

Tickets: INR 25 per person (museum)

Shri Laxminath Temple: Built intricately from white marble and red sandstone from Jaisalmer, Shri Laxminath Temple is among Bikaner’s oldest temples. Constructed around 1526 by Maharaja Lunkaran of Bikaner, this temple is a must-visit for sightseeing near Bikaner. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Laxmi, inviting many pilgrims from Indian cities. Also, the paintings and sculptures are stunning, along with the doorway, which showcases exquisite and intricate handiwork in silver. For devotees, this is one of the most famous places in Bikaner.

Timings: 5 am - 1 pm, 5 pm - 11 pm, all days

Tickets: None

Ganga Singh Museum: Founded by Maharaja Ganga Singh in 1937, Ganga Singh Museum is among the Bikaner top 5 tourist places. You will find articles of historical significance here that the society was civilized even before the Harappan civilization came into existence. Paintings, pottery, weapons used by Rajputs, and other items are a must-see.

Timings: 10 am - 4.30 pm, open all days except Fridays and govt. Holidays

Tickets: INR 3 per person

Jain Temple: This uniquely designed temple has sculpted pillars, frescos, and gold lead work. It is one of the top places to visit in Bikaner in 2 days. The architecture of the Jain Temple is a blend of red sandstone and white marble, displaying Rajputana-style architecture. It is a three-storied temple that has beautiful mirror work. Bhandasa Oswal was commissioned to build the temple in 1468, completed in 1514, and is now a major tourist attraction in Bikaner.

Timings: Open on all days

Tickets: None

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FAQs about Tourist Attractions in Bikaner

Q: What are the best things to do in Bikaner?

Ans. Here is a list of the top things to do in Bikaner -

  • Shopping at Kote Gate
  • Camel Safari in the Thar Desert
  • Trying the local cuisine of Rajasthan
  • Attend the Camel Festival
Q: How many days are enough for Bikaner?

Ans. 3-4 days are sufficient to explore the best tourist places in Bikaner for a memorable holiday experience. Along with attractions, you can enjoy a camel safari, visit the sand dunes, and enjoy Rajasthani food.

Q: Which are the places to visit in Bikaner in one day?

Ans. Take a look at the famous Bikaner tourist places to visit in one day -

  • Rampur Haveli
  • Junagarh Fort
  • Devi Kund
  • National Research Center on Camel
  • Lallgarh Palace
  • Rampuria Haveli
  • Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary
Q: Which are the best places to visit near Bikaner?

Ans. If you wish to extend your holiday, we have some recommendations for places near Bikaner -

  • Khimsar
  • Deshnoke
  • Sikar
  • Pokhran
Q: What Is the Famous Of Bikaner?

Ans. The city is famous for camel riding and is also called camel country. This region has some of the best riding camels in the world. In Deshnok, there is also a temple dedicated to Karni Mata, as well as one of the largest camel breeding farms in the world.

Q: Is 1 Day Enough For Bikaner?

Ans. One day is not enough for Bikaner. If you want to visit Bikaner's famous attractions, you should spend at least three days there.

Q: What Is the Best Time to Visit Bikaner?

Ans. Bikaner is best visited between October and March in the winter. The calm weather makes Bikaner sightseeing comfortable.

Q: Which Food Is Famous In Bikaner?

Ans. In Bikaner, Dal Baati Churma, Kachori, Gatte Ki Sabzi, and Laal Maans are the most famous foods.