Rajasthan is an enchanting destination of India, which takes you close to the royal culture and tradition of ancient times. The land of Rajput, Rajasthan is amazingly beautiful and the most visited destination of India. The land is filled with enigmatic tourist attractions like glorious forts and palaces, enthralling wildlife parks and sanctuaries, charming lakes, mysterious golden deserts, beautiful villages, stirring temples and many more. Bikaner is the famous city of Rajasthan and also an important part of Rajasthan tours. The city is about 330 km away from the biggest pink city of the state, Jaipur. Further, the popular city recognized across the globe for its picturesque structures and the thrilling camel safari was established by Rao Bika. Most of the people visit Bikaner to enjoy its appetizing cuisines, especially its sweets and snacks.
If you are overwhelmed with this enchanting city and want to know more about it, than here is a small introduction about the famous attractions of Bikaner.
Junagarh Fort: The fort was the creation of famous Raja Rai Singh, the sixth ruler of Bikaner, who was in power from the year 1571 to 1612. Raja Rai Singh has occupied a part of Mewar and later, he was gifted a region in Gujurat as well as Burhanpur by Mughals, for his brilliant work as a military commander. Raja Rai singh’s achievements along with Jodhpur’s financial support allowed him to built Junagarh Fort. If you want to catch this amazing output of Raja Rai Singh’s hard work, then get your Bikaner tours. Also, Raja Rai Singh used to have an important place in the court of Akbar as well as his successor Jehangir. While Raja Raj Singh was in power, he travelled a lot, which gave him much recognition in the field of art and architecture. Also, all the artistic ideas, which Raja Rai Singh witnessed while his tour, were used in the formation of Junagarh Fort.
Laxmi Niwas Palace: The beautiful palace was also the prior residential palace of Maharajah Ganga Singh, a renowned king of Bikaner state. The palace was created in the style of Indo-Saracenic by Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob, a popular British architect. However, the temple is now converted into a luxurious hotel. If you want to have your royal stay in Bikaner, than the temple is the perfect place for you. This splendid structure is built with beautiful red sandstone, which makes it the famous spot of Rajasthan.
Lalgarh Palace: Another eminent palace of Bikaner, Lalgarh Palace is a lovely place to visit. Constructed in Rajput, Mughal and European architectural techniques, the temple was completed in the year 1926. The structure was particularly made by Maharaja Ganga Singh to honor Maharaja Lall Singh. Lalgarh Palace is made of red sandstone and known for its beautifully built halls, pavilions, cupolas and lounges. The construction also shelters Shri Sadul Museum and also has a set of Sanskrit manuscripts, the Anup Sanskrit Library. A royal family of Bikaner still resides in one part of the palace, while the other part is converted into a hotel. Get your Bikaner tour to enjoy all these legendry destinations of the city.