Things to see and do - Bikaner
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Bikaner Travel guide
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The main attraction of this dusty town, in an isolated location amid the arid landscapes of northwest Rajasthan, is the Junagarh fortress, whose palaces are renowned for their exquisite refinement. A stroll through the old town of Bikaner is evocative of this image of Rajasthan, which is almost medieval in some respects, yet slowly swallowed by chaotic Indian-style modern development. Numerous lines of working camels are a continual presence in the town, outnumbered nowadays by an increasingly noisy mass of mopeds and cars.
Tourist attractions Bikaner : Things to see and do
Since the early 17C, Junagarh Fort has been home to a string of royal palaces behind its impregnable red sandstone walls marked with 30 bastions. Take some time to admire the Anup Mahal, where the maharajas were crowned and which is richly decorated ..
Bikaner attracted merchants and bankers from the late 15C onwards. Taking advantage of the strategic location of the town, an important staging post for caravans after crossing the Thar, the most astute of these quickly amassed huge fortunes. As in o..
Spend some time admiring the 18C wall paintings of the ranga mandapa (hypostyle pavilion): completely covering the walls, shutters and ceilings, these paintings depict scenes of the court, processions, battles, and accomplishments of the 24 tirthanka..
Rampuria Street IND - Bīkāner 334001
Prix Prices from : 2500 INR
Offering a restaurant that serves Indian and International cuisine, Bhanwar Niwas is located in Bīkāner. This heritage property operates a 24-hour front desk to assist guests. The Bikaner Railway Station and Bikaner Bus Station are within 1.5 km. Th..
OPP. DAGA BUILDING K.E.M ROAD IND - Bīkāner 334001
Prix Prices from : 700 INR
Featuring free WiFi, Hotel Bikaner offers accommodation in Bīkāner. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Each room at this hotel is air conditioned and is equipped with a TV with cable channels. The rooms come with a private bathroom. You will ..
Opp. Railway Station, Bikaner, Rajasthan IND - Bīkāner 334001
Offering a fitness centre, Hotel Heeralal operates a 24-hour front desk. It is 50 metres from Bikaner Railway Station. Free Wi-Fi access is available. The property is 1 km from Junagarh Fort and Sursagar Lake. It is 3 km from Lalgarh Fort. The Bikan..