Sights in Bikaner

Bikaner is a vibrant desert town with a fabulous fort, a refreshing outpost feel and a burgeoning tourist trade. Close to the fort lies the rickety old walled city, a medieval maze of narrow, dark and uneven streets decorated with rubbish heaps, medicine men, gambling dens dark-red sandstone havelis and some exquisitely painted Jain temples.
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Bikaner Fort


Camel safaris continue to grow in popularity in Bikaner, as travelers chase the silken darkness of a desert dawn without the hassle of Jaisalmer.


Bikaner Camel Fair


Another requested place is the notorious Karni Mata Temple in Deshnok, 30 Km south , where piligrims worship thousand of holy rats.

Karni Mata Temple in Deshnok


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The most impressive fort has986m-long wall with 37 bastions, a moat and two entrances.



Lalgarh palace
This red sandstone building is an out-and-out grandeur, with overhanging balconies and delicate latticework. You find lots of fascinating old black-and-white photos in the 1st floor.


lalgarh palace



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