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Bikaner is the desert town of the camel festival which is known for its vibrant culture, art, architecture, palaces, and forts along with its festivals. It is also called as one of the three great desert kingdoms of Rajasthan, the place boasts of the historical charm, camels, that are the best-known riding animals and also the house of the only models of the biplane used by the British in World War 1.

Highlights of Bikaner

Location of Bikaner: Bikaner district in Rajasthan
Best Time to Visit Bikaner: October to March
Tourist Attractions in Bikaner: Historical Monuments, Palaces and Temples
Recommended Duration: 1 to 2 Days
Nearest Railway Station: Bikaner Junction
Major Festival: Bikaner Camel Festival
Website: Bikaner Tourism

Visit Bikaner

If you are likely to travel to Bikaner, then the best time that you must choose is from October to February for Rajasthan is sweltering during the summer months when the heat of the sun is unbearable on the part of the tourists. Make sure that you visit the Camel Festival and enjoy the delicacies, camel rides and displays along with the other shopping for souvenirs throughout the festival. 

Places to visit in Bikaner

There are a lot of beautiful attractions that you can count on when you are in Bikaner, and the same has been mentioned below:

1. Junagarh fort - The Junagarh Fort is one of the most famous forts that is frequently visited by the tourists throughout the year, located in the arid region of the Thar Desert and is known for its architecture and carvings in the Mughal styles.

2. Karni Maata temple - The temple of Karni Mata is known to be sacred for it has huge followers. To visit the same, you will have to travel 30 km from Bikaner where you will witness thousands of rats that inhabit here.

3. Lallgarh Palace - The Lallgarh Palace is located 3 km away from the city center that had been built between 1902 to 1926 that have been influenced by the Britishers and Rajput along with Mughal and European style of architecture. 

4. National Research Centre on Camel - The National Research Centre on Camel is an important is one of the most-sought tourist attractions in Bikaner that is open during afternoons.

5. Gajner Palace - The Gajner Palace is a lakeside palace complex that is close to the wildlife sanctuary located in the middle of the Thar desert. You will come across the lush green gardens with a lot of facilitations available.

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