bikaner Tourism

bikaner was founded in the 15th century by Rao Bikaji ,the son of the Rathor raja of Marwar. Spurred by the blessing of a great femalemystic,Karni Mata,whom he had met along the way and who had predicted that his fame and glory would someday exceed that of his father, Rao Bika fought the local desert clans for thirty years. This desert city was a major trade center on the old caravan route linking central Asia and North India with the Gujarat sea ports long before a Rathor Prince, Bika, conquered it in 1486 A.D. and called it bikaner.
The camel dance is something that enthralls all visitors who come to Camel Festival. The trainers train their camels very skillfully and they present a very fine synchronization of footwork. This is one event that leaves everyone almost breathless. To see camels dancing together to drumbeats and music is truly an awe-inspiring incident. The dancing shadows of the camels on the golden sands of the desert against the setting sun is truly a picture perfect moment. It is sure to bedazzle you when you come to visit this beautiful festival of Rajasthan. The handicrafts and curios stalls are the best places to shop for small souvenirs and knick-knacks. One of the most popular and sought after events of Rajasthan, the Camel Festival attracts lots of visitors from not just India but also the rest of the world.
The Beautiful places to see in bikaner are the Junagarh Fort, the Government Camel Breeding Farm, Bhandeshwar Jain Temple, Deshnok Karni Mata Temple, Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum, Kolyat Ji , Bhaironji Temple Kodamdesar , Devi Kund and the Lalgarh Palace.