Bikaner is a city in the northwest of the state of Rajasthan in western India The city is the administrative headquarters of Bikaner Districts . r. The city was founded by Rao Bika in 1486 and from its small origins it has developed into the fourth largest city in Rajasthan.. Industries include wool production and the mining of gypsum, Plaster of Paris and Benatoni.

Bikaner is famous for its “Bikaneri Bhujia and its sweets. Bikaneri Bhujia is a spicy snack made from Moth dal , spices and edible oil. Bikaner is also known for its handicrafts and leather articles, for its palaces and for having the biggest camel farm of Asia. The city is also known for its intricately carved Jharkoras . These stone screens are found on the windows of forts and havellis – traditionally, women would use the screens to watch the world while remaining hidden. The red sandstone for these stone window screens is supplied by the nearby village of Dulmera.

Bikaner is also a centre for Usta art The work for the prosperity of the Usta art is being done in Bikaner for centuries. Usta art is characterised by miniature paintings and gold embossing done on, ceilings, pillars , walls, marble, wooden & Glass wares and ivory. But its real beauty and charm can be seen on the pieces of camel hide. The products of Usta art have been the acquaintance of Bikaner for centuries.

Connectivity :
 By Road 5 hrs from Jaipur and 9 hrs from Delhi