​​​​​​​​​​​​Bikaner is the fifth largest city of Rajasthan, situated in its northwest region, in the middle of Thar Desert. There are beautiful palaces and richly sculpted temples in red sandstone. The city was founded in 1486 AD by Rao Bikaji the Rathore Prince. Ganges Canal and Indira Gandhi Canal have been instrumental in its development.

How to Reach

  • On Web
    URL :http://bikaner.rajasthan.gov.in
  • By Air
    Nal Airport is located 13 kilometres west of Bikaner in the state of Rajasthan, India. It is operated by the Airports Authority of India as a civil enclave at the Bikaner Air Force Station.
  • By Train
    Bikaner is well connected with cities like Delhi, Kolkata, Agra, Jaipur, Allahabad, etc. The luxurious 'Palace on wheels' also covers Bikaner in its eight-day tour of Rajasthan.
  • By Bus
    Bikaner is well connected with the major cities of India by roads. Highways are comfortable for a person to drive to Bikaner. Highways likeNH 11, 15 and 89 link Bikaner with other major Indian cities and metros. State as well as luxury buses are a handy option to reach the destination.

 Tourist attractions

  • Junagarh

    Junagarh

    Built in 1593 A.D. the fort is a formidable structure encircled by a moat and has some beautiful palaces within.

  • Laxmi Niwas Palace

    Laxmi Niwas Palace

    The Laxmi Niwas Palace is a former residential palace of the king of the former Bikaner state.

  • Laxmi Nath Temple

    Laxmi Nath Temple

    Laxmi Nath Temple is one of the oldest temples in Bikaner

  • Deshnok-KarniMata Temple

    Deshnok-KarniMata Temple

    The world famous shrine of Karni Mata can be found in the town of Deshnoke​.

 Facilities

  • Sardar patel medical college Bikaner
     0151-2226300
  • District ​Collectorate
     0151-2520314
  • Police Station: Police Control Room
    0151-2226123​
  • Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation Ltd.
     0151-2529621
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