|Built in 1593 A.D. by Raja Rai Singh(1571-1611 A.D.), a general in the army of emperor Akbar, These places, made in red sandstone (Dulmera) and marble, make a picturesque ensemble of countryards, balconies, kiosks and windows dotted all over the structure.
The imposing fort has 986 long wall with 37 bastions and two entrances. It is approached through the Karan Poal which is the main entrance. Among the places of interest are Anop mahal, Ganga niwas and Rang mahal or palace of pleasure. The Anoop Mahal is famous for it’s gold leaf painting. Har Mandir- a majestic chapel where the royal family worshiped there Gods and Goddesses.
Timings : 10 AM to 4.30 PM
|Bhandaser Jain Temple -5 Kms from Bikaner City|
|It is built during the Medival Periods in the 15th Century ,known as one of the oldest and distinct monument of bikaner dedicated to Sumati Nath Ji,the 5th Tirthankar of the Jain Religion.The temple is decorated with rich mirror work, frescoes and gold leaf paintings…Pure ghee (butter oil) and coconuts were reported to have been used in laying the foundation. Carved in red sand stone and white marble.|
|Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum|
|Established near the Lalgarh Palace in Bikaner in 1937 .It is the best Rajasthan museum, having one of the richest collection of Terracotta ware, weapons, maniature paintings of Bikaner school and coins. The exteriors remind the splendid master pieces of Harappan civilisation, Gupta and Kushan era and sculptures of the late classical time.
Some principal sections of the museum are:
– Maharaja Ganga Singh Memorial
– Local Arts and Crafts
– Sculpture, Terracotta and Bronzes.
– Miniature Paintings and Folk-Arts
– Dr. L.P. Tessitori Memorial Section.
– Lithoprints of the British interpretation of the war of Independence 1857.