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Bikaner is a wonderful medieval city of Rajasthan, still retaining its medieval grandeur and charm. Bikaner is known for its strong fortification, encompassed by a 7 km long wall with five gates to enter. Situated in the vast Thar Desert, Bikaner is famous for its magnificent fort, palaces, temples, exotic sand dunes, exciting camel safaris, and a unique culture that never fails to mesmerize its visitors. Bikaner is also famous for its colorful fairs and festivals.
Places to visit in Bikaner
One of the most formidable forts of India, Junagarh Fort has never been conquered by its enemies. Built in 1593 AD by Raja Rai Singh, the most able and trusted generals of Akbar, Junagarh Fort is constructed on the plains, contrary to other forts of Rajasthan, normally built on hilltops. A massive structure encircled by a moat, it houses many beautiful palaces like Anup Mahal, Ganga Niwas and Rang Mahal or palace of pleasure.