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Rajasthan Trips :: Cities of Rajasthan :: Bikaner

BIKANER


Area: Spans over 38.10 Sq. Km.
Best Season : July-March
Language: Rajasthani. Hindi, English
Excursions: Bika Ki Teri, Junagarh Fort, Lalagrah Palace.
Weather
In Summer : 45.8 C (Max) - 28 C (Min)
In winter : 23.2 C (Max) - 5 C (Min)
Rainy Season : July to Mid Sept, and very humid (upto 90%)
Our suggestion: Best time to come: Oct to March
Camel Rider, Bikaner Travel Guide
Popularly known as the Camel city of Rajasthan, Bikaner is a true desert country and falls directly on the ancient caravan routes which linked west/central asia and North India with the seaports of Gujarat, making Bikaner a flourishing trade center in the medieval period. This Kingdom was established by a Rathore Prince, Rao-Bhikaji- a descendent of the founder of Jodhpur in 1488 A.D. Bikaji, enterprising son of the Rao Jodhaji, founded a barren land known as Jangladesh and transformed it into an impressive city Bikaner after his name.

Bikaner also boost the famous camel festival that is organized by the Department of Tourism, Art and culture, Government of Rajasthan, annually. The festival is held in the month of January and is an exclusive camel festival. In addition to sale and purchase of camels, the festival also endorse song and dance festival and other competitions.

Bikaner History
Lal garh fort, BikanerBinaker’s history dates back to 1488 A.D. when a Rathore Prince, Rao Bikaji- a desendent of the founder of Jodhpur(1459 A.D.), Rao Jodhaji, established his kingdom here. Rao Jodhaji had five sons but Rao Bikaji was the most enterprising of them. Bikaji chose a barren wilderness called ‘Jangladesh’ and trandormerd it to an impressive city, called Bikaner after the founder’ name.

Culture
More popularly called the camel country, the city is renowned for the best riding camels in the world. The ship of the desert is an inseparable part of life here. Be it pulling heavy carts, transporting grains or working on wells, camels are the prime helpers. The wells of Bikaner: an important source of water are other attractions of the city. These are built on high plinths with slender minareted towers on each of the four corners and can be noticed even from a distance.

Exploring Bikaner
Bika Ki Teri:
Built in 1485, the fort was constructed by Rao Bika. This fort is situated on the rocky ground, although the fort is not in good taste but definitely presents a reminder of the gallantry of its founder.
Junagarh Fort, Bikaner Forts & Palaces, Bikaner Tourism
Junagarh Fort :
Built by Raja Rai Singh, the fort has 37 palaces with in the complex. Pavalions Suraj pol or the Sun gate is the main entrance to the fort. The palces worth visiting are Chandra Mahal, Phool Mahal and Karan Mahal. Built in red stone and marbles, the palace is ornamented with mirror work, carving and paintings. The palace has a museum that showcases the rare antiques, valuable miniature painting founded in Junagarh fort.

Lalgarh Palace :
Built by Maharaja Ganga Singh in commemoration of his father Maharaja Lal Singh. The masterpiece is built in Red stone and has a beautiful lattice work and filigree work. Part of this palace is converted into a museum known as Shri Sadul Museum and a luxury hotel.

Getting there :
Airways : Nearest Airport is Jodhpur 240 kms.
Railways Bikaner is connected by rail with Delhi, Jaipur and Jodhpur.
Roadways : Bikaner to Delhi 949 km,Jaipur 316 km,Jodhpur 240 km & Jaisalmer 330 km.

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