Posted On :October 24, 2018
Written By : Sehgal Transport
Explore the real India – The camel country the real where the beauty the Thar Desert and the amazingly stunning golden sand dunes shines through. Colourful and vibrant it carries in itself a rich cultural heritage that and offers a plethora of don’t miss places. Admired for its the remains of the remains of the Harappan culture as much for its ancient temples, massive forts, palaces, the ornate architecture and buildings will transport you to an age of eons ago.
Here you can discover too one of the only two models of the biplanes used by the British during World War I presented to ruler of the city. Indulge as you join tourists from the world over as you immerse yourself in the local markets, rich heritage, cultural sites. Experience the civilization that has remains intact since Harappan era! Established in 1488 by a Rathore prince, Rao Bikaji, Bikaner showcases its ancient opulence and regal living style in its palaces and forts, of red sandstone.
The city is the original ‘camel country’ as you discover here some of the world’s best riding camels along with being home to one of the world’s largest camel research and breeding farms. One of the strangest attractions is the Rats Temple – its own unique temple dedicated to Karni Mata that teems with rats as the creatures are objects of worship!
Junagarh Fort – Built in 1593 by Raja Rai Singh, the fortis a dazzling array of temples and palaces with delicate galleries, lawns, and windows that makes you stand affixed. The Zenana quarters allures with its mind-boggling impeccable designs and great creativity. Savor the Karan Mahal, Anup Mahal, Chandra Mahal and Phool Mahal – a fine melding of the Mughal, Gujarati and Rajput styles.
Karni Mata Temple – Karni Mata Temple is likely a standout amongst the most renowned spots to visit in Bikaner. This sanctuary is known for its sizable populace of rats that are the lasting occupants here.
Established in 15th century, and devoted to Karni Mata, it is the abode of 20,000 rats that live nonchalantly in the premises and mingle with the visitors constantly. sculpted from stones and marble, which features silver gates by Maharaja Ganga Singh, it even has a hanging mesh to protects rats from birds.
Lallgarh Palace – Another magnificent palace by Maharaja Ganga Singh is now a hotel but still displays the exuberant Rajputana design with the majestic interiors. Visit too, the museum at Ganga Niwas to savor miniature paintings of Bikaner school of art. The is also a library with the has a largest collection of Sanskrit Manuscripts allure as do the Harappan, Kushan and Gupta artifacts.
Jain Temple Bhandasar – Beautified with yellow stone carvings and vibrant paintings, the interior of this temple entice with its paintings of the 24 Jain teachers & arabesques on the walls and pillars. Lore says it was built with 40000 KG of ghee instead of water!
These weekend destinations should top your lists to explore by 39 SEATER LUXURY VOLVO BUS during festive season!