Bikaner- Rajasthan

Bikaner, a royal city of Rajasthan, is known for a number of things ranging from forts and palaces to sweets and snacks. Junagarh fort, Lallgarh Palace, Kote Gate and Gajner Palace are some of the well known monuments of the city. Bikaner is also known for its handicrafts and leather articles.

Dungar Singh died in 1887 without a son; but he had adopted his brother, Ganga Singh (born 1880), who, with the approval of the British government, succeeded him as the 21st ruler of Bikaner.

Prior to the mid 15th century, the region that is now Bikaner was a barren wilderness called Jangladesh. Rao Bika established the city of Bikaner in 1488. He was the first son of Maharaja Rao Jodha of the Rathore clan, the founder of Jodhpur and conquered the largely arid country in the north of Rajasthan.

Maharaja Narendra RATAN SINGH, 18th Maharaja of Bikaner 1828/1851, born 30th December 1791 , he was granted the additional title of Narendra by the Mughal Emperor, married (amongst others) 1806, Maharani Raj Kanwar, died 1852 , daughter of Thakur Ranjit Singh of Dundlod, and his first wife, Thakurani Ratan Kanwar,

Bikaner is known for not just one but many reasons. Majestic forts and palaces such as Kote Gate, Junagarh Fort, and Gajner Palace are some of the many well known monuments of the city. It is also famous for being the royal city of Rajasthan.

Bikaner a walled city in NW India, in Rajasthan: capital of the former state of Bikaner, on the edge of the Thar Desert.

Big three Gates. its a three big gate in the center of Bikaner city, they are very big and built up with Red stone.

Bikaner is a beautiful place to stay and the rat temple is nearby which is worth it a visit too. … I was in Bikaner last Jan for the camel festival, which was fun. During the fest there was a lot going on, but otherwise it’s pretty low key.

So when you visit Bikaner, do not miss out on buying Kundan jewellery.
  • Sarees. Source. If you got jewellery, you should have that one (or many!) …
  • Bangles. Source. …
  • Camel Leather Mojari. Source. …
  • Nokha Razai. Source. …
  • Bikaner Bhujia. Source. …
  • Churan. Source. …
  • Kote Gate Street Market. Source. …
  • Station Road Market. Source.

The quickest way to get from Bikaner to Thar Desert is to taxi which costs ₹4,400 – ₹5,500 and takes 4h 52m. How far is it from Bikaner to Thar Desert? The distance between Bikaner and Thar Desert is 255 km. The road distance is 300.9 km.

Travel options
  1. By Air. Though Bikaner does not have its own airport, the closest airport will be the Jodhpur Airport, which is 251 kilometres away from the city. …
  2. By Bus. Bikaner is well-connected with plenty of bus services. …
  3. By Train. Bikaner has two railheads- Bikaner Junction and Lalgarh Railway Station. …
  4. Road/Self Drive.

334 Kms Distance Between Jaipur to Bikaner

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