Saturday, May 23, 2009

Desert city of Bikaner-Rajasthan

Bikaner lies in the north western part of Rajasthan state of India. This desert city has a stark beauty which is totally unique. The wide spread sand dunes, the moonlit glittering beauty and desert agility, the worth- seeing natural sites, the marvelous palaces and temples,wild life sanctuaries and archeological treasures all combine to make this city a place of lasting charm and permanent attraction. Famous all over the world for it’s sweets and namkeen (bhujia), the city offers over 500 years old culture and heritage, the very feel of Rajasthan.

How to get here

Bikaner is well connected with rail and road network with all major cities of the country. Nearby airports are Jodhpur (254 Kms) and sanganer airport Jaipur (325 Kms). It has direct trains from Delhi, Bombay, Calcutta, Agra, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jammu, Chandigarh etc.

Distance from Major Cities

Jodhpur 278 Kms Jaipur 324 Kms

Agra 560 Kms Udaipur 625 Kms

Ajmer 325 Kms Chandigarh 594 Kms

What to See ?

Architectural wealth of Bikaner lies in its forts, palaces and temples. Areas of interest are:-

1. Junagarh Fort

2. Karnimata temple

3. National Research Center on camels

4. Devi Kund

5. Ganga golden Jubilee Museum

6. Lalgarh Palace

7. Rattan Bihari Temple

Heritage Hotels In Bikaner

1. Hotel Karni Bhawan Palace

2. Hotel Maan Bilas

3. Hotel Gajner Palace

4. Hotel Bhanwar Niwas

5. Hotel Lalgarh Palace

6. Hotel Basant Vihar Palace

7. Hotel Laxmi Niwas Palace.

1 comment:

  1. Great information... really helpful for the travelers to Rajasthan...keep posting...



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