Bikaner is situated in the north of Rajasthan at the ennoblement of 237mts above sea level. This city is well known for snacks and sweets. It is also well –known for its camel safaris, Karni Mata temple and all forts. In this temple thousands of holy rats are worshipped. The climate in Bikaner is moderate.
Bikaner, Jaisalmer and Jodhpur are the desert triangle in the state of Rajasthan.
Place to visit
Junagarh Fort Is a mesmerising structure built by Raja Rai Singh. Junagarh Fort also has a beautiful museum within its precincts. It is one of the few major forts in Rajasthan which is not built on a hilltop. The name of the place where Bikaner City with its forts was established was then known as Jungladesh.
The Laxmi Niwas Palace is the most Perfect modern building in the Indo-Saracenic style in India- an entirely graceful pile of carved red sandstone, nobly proportioned and harmonising entirely with its environment. Their Royal Highnesses have not been more splendidly housed since they landed in Bombay. Read more
Karni Mata Temple situated in Deshnoke (30kms)from binaker is known as the Temple of Rats. This temple is famous for 20,000 black rats that live and are revered in the temple. These holy rats are called as kabbas.Many people travelfrom great distances to pay their respects.
Bikaner is well served with road and is linked directly to Delhi, Jaipur, Agra and many other cities. Internal transport system is also available in the form of auto-rickshaws and city buses. There is also a direct rail connection to some major cities like Delhi, Kolkata, Surat, mumbai etc.