Offering a glimpse of the magnificent architectural work in the city, Kote Gate is the main entrance gate of Bikanker. This daunting structure is an example of fine artistry of the workers belonging to the olden days. Kote gate separates the old city and the new city of Bikaner, standing tall in the middle of the road. While on one side is the modern city, the other side of the gate has stunning mansions (havellis), which are architectural masterpieces.
One of the most popular activities near Kote gate is to indulge in shopping in the local bazaar, which is located near it. You can get your hands on some amazing stuff in this market. Attractive options are offered in abundance. Things you must buy from here include accessories made from camel hide and open-toed shoes, traditionally worn by men. Other things that you can fetch here are miniature paintings, utensils, handicrafts, Khadi items like kurtas, wooden carvings and more. And, when you get tired, there are various eating joint selling specialties like Bikaneri sweets, Bikaneri bhujiya, tea made from camel’s milk etc.