Major Trade Route
Trip Start Nov 06, 2010
45Trip End Mar 18, 2011
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The fort was built by Raja Rai Singh, the sixth ruler of Bikaner who reigned from 1571 to 1612. During his imperial service he travelled extensively, giving him an appreciation of art and architecture. These ideas have been incorporated meticulously into the architectural style of the Fort.
Camel Research Farm (See Video)
This is one of its kind institutes in India
which include research laboratories. We came right at the time to watch
camels returning from a day out in the desert. It is also known as
Camel Breeding Farm and was established in 1984 by the central
government. As you see in the video we got a chance to see a 3 hour old
Laxmi Niwas Palace
The Laxmi Niwas Palace is a former residential palace of the king of the former Bikaner state, Maharajah Ganga Singh. It was designed by the British architect, Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob in the year 1902. The magnificent structure is now a luxury hotel in red sandstone is one of the most popular destinations for tourists in Bikaner. We had a great dinner there with 6 waiters per table is was something!
Walk Around Center of City
Some interesting pictures of the food stalls and people.