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QUICK FACTS
Location: Bikaner district, Northwest Rajasthan.
Famous for: Desert and fort.
Weather:
Summer (Mar to Aug): 45 ºC to 30 ºC.
Winter (Nov to Feb): 23 ºC to 05 ºC.
Monsoon (Jul to Oct): Moderate rainfall.
STD CODE : 0151
BEST TIME TO VISIT : November to February.
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Bikaner, the District is situated in the northwest of the State of Rajasthan in northern India and is the administrative control centre of Bikaner District and Bikaner division. The city was established by Rao Bikain 1486.

The city is spotted with scores of sand dunes staying in the north of the desert state retaining the similary of the medieval age glamour that perpetuates the city’s style in daily life. The city is popularly called for having the best riding camels in the world which has also having the largest camel research centre and its breeding farm in the world. Not only that it is also popularly famous for sweets and snacks (or namkeens in Hindi).

MUST SEE IN BIKANER
Junagarh Fort:

During the reign of Raja Rai Singh from 1571 to 1612 the fort was built by him who had never been captured by the enemies. Rai Singh held an important position in the courts of both Akbar and Jehangir. During his regim Raja Rai Singh travelled comprehensively which make him a admirer of art and architecture.

There are some glorious palaces like Anup Mahal, Ganga Niwas and Rang Mahal or palace of delight. The Har Mandir is the grand chapel for the imperial family for worshipping their gods and goddesses. These palaces, constructed in red sandstone and marble, make a charming company of courtyards, balconies, kiosks and windows scattered all over the structure. Junagarh fort also houses a museum.

Lalgarh Palace:

Lalgarh Palce was constructed during 1902 and 1926 BC in order of Rajput, Mughal and European seulptural style.The palace was custom built by Maharaja Ganga singh in honour...

FAIR & FESTIVAL IN BIKANER

Camel Festival: 

This is an annual festival organized . The Camel festival, held in January every year, is a colorful affair. Camel races, camel dances, camel rides,folk dances and musics are staged during this celebration. 

Gangaur Festival: 

This colorful festival is dedicated to Goddess Parvati. Grand processions of the deity accompanied by dancing women are a part of the eighteen day long celebrations. 

Gangaur festival is celebrated all over the state of Rajasthan.

Kite Festival (Akha Teej): 

Kite Flying is a cultural tradition which is celebrated during April-May of every year in this region.ar.

Kapil Muni Fair: 

On the  day of  Kartic Purnima (November) people flok here to take a holy dip in the nearby Kolayat Lake on the.

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AIR

The nearest airport is Jodhpur which is 253kms away.

RAIL

Bikaner has railway connections to several destinations including Jaipur, Churu, Jodhpur and Delhi.

ROAD

There are frequent express buses to the following destinations: Agra, Ahemdabad, Ajmer, Delhi, Jaipur, Barmer, Delhi, Jaisalmer, Jhunjhunu, Jodhpur, Kota and Udaipur.

Distance: Jaipur 321 km, Jodhpur 243 km, Udaipur 506 km, Jaisalmer 333 km.

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