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  Bikaner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is the administrative headquarters of Bikaner District.
The Bikaner city was founded by Rao Bikaji under guardianship of his uncle Rao Kandhal in 1486 and it progressed from small place to big city of the western desert.
Bikaner Jaipur Jaisalmer Jodhpur Udaipur
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Bikaner is one of the desert districts situated in the north-west of Rajasthan.
It is bound in the north by districts of Sri Ganganagar, on the west by Jaisalmer and Pakistan, Churu in the east and Nagaur and Jodhpur in the south-east.
Bikaner (North), Bikaner (South) and Kolayat are the three sub-divisions in the district.
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 BIKANER TRAVEL AND HOTEL GUIDE :: Travel made Easy
Bikaner is a beautiful city located on the edge of Thar desert, in the Northern Rajasthan.
Bikaner is popularly known as the Camel Country and famous for the camel races that are held here.
Laxmi Nath Temple - Lakshmi Nath Temple is one of the oldest temples of Bikaner.
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 DiscoverIndia- Bikaner Rajasthan
Founded in 1488, Bikaner is a desert built on an elevation and surrounded by a long embattled wall pierced by five gates.
The genesis of Bikaner dates back to 1488, when a Rathore prince, Rao Bikaji, son of Rao Jodhaji of Jodhpur, chose a barren wilderness called ’Jangladesh’ and transformed it to a charming city called ’Bikaner’, after the founder’s name.
Bikaner’s forts, palaces and temples – magnificent creations in red and yellow sandstone, are living manifestations of its rich historical and architectural legacy.
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Bikaner is one of the three main destinations on the Desert circuit.
In the 16th century it was Mughal emperor Akbar's diplomacy which brought the rulers of Bikaner closer to the Mughal Empire.
Bikaner is especially known for its school of miniature paintings which are an admixture of the Rajput and Mughal styles.
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Bikaner’s contribution to sculpture can be seen in the very fine examples of jali or stone tracery, worked on screens and panels on the palaces of the city.
Bikaner because of its intimate relations with the Mughals was one of the first schools to adopt this style.
Bikaner is especially famous for its minakari on camel hide, and golden minakari in the palaces of Bikaner.
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Bikaner was founded in 1486 by Bika, one of the fourteen sons of Rao Jodha.
Bikaner - lying in the north of the desert state, the city is dotted with many sand dunes.
The genesis of Bikaner dates back to 1486 AD when Roa Jodha's eldest son Rao Bika set out of his father's kingdom to conquer a separate kingdom for himself.
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Bikaner: The royal walled medieval city dating back to 1486 AD lies on the northern point of the triangle of desert cities.
Bikaner stands on a slightly raised ground and is circumscribed by a seven-km long embattled wall with five gates.
Bikaner is known in the world for it's "Bhujia and Papads", spicy snacks made from fried gram and pulses and also for "Rasgullas" a dessert.
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 RealBikaner.Com :-: History of Bikaner
Bikaner's history dates back to 1488 AD when a Rajput prince Rao Bika ji a descendent of the founder of Jodhpur (1459 AD)., Rao Jodha Ji established his kingdom here.
Ever since the foundation of Bikaner till its accession into Indian Union in 1947 A.D. and there after it's integration in Rajasthan state in 30-3-1949 A.D., Bikaner has played a notable role in the history of the country.
Bikaner state has produced several able Generals and warriors and distinguished Rulers and just to name of few Raja Rai Singh Ji-One of Akbar's most distinguished Generals.
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The city of Bikaner lies in the north of the desert state, it is popularly called the camel country, distinguished for the best riding camels in the world and hence boasts of having one of the largest Camel research and breeding farm in the world.
Bikaner stands on a slightly raised ground and is circumscribed by a 7km long surrounded wall with five gates.
BIKANER is known for its communal harmony, which is reflected in reverence for the sacred places of all the communities.
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Bikaner is another royal walled city dating back to 1486 AD.
Bikaner was well protected from its enemies by the harsh desert which surrounded this rich city.
Rail   : Bikaner is connected with Delhi, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur and all the major cities of India.
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Bikaner is another royal walled c ity dating back to 1486 AD.
Bikaner is now becoming more and more popular with travellers.
Bikaner has a superb fort, camel safaris and 30 kms to the south is the extraordinary Karni Mata temple where thousands of holy rats are worshipped.
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Gorse, thorn, milk-weed sprout precariously and the earth is alive with brazen insects and bolder birds.
From Jodhpur to Bikaner is 240 km The Jaipur-Bikaner road is a remarkable highway.
Bikaner is situated directly on the ancient caravan routes that came from Africa and West Asia.
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Bikaner’s Forts, Palaces and Temples - magnificent creations in red and yellow sandstone, are living manifestations of its rich historical and architectural legacy.
Bikaner is connected by rail with Delhi, Jaipur and Jodhpur.
Bikaner to Delhi 949 km,Jaipur 316 km,Jodhpur 240 km and Jaisalmer 330 km.
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 Bikaner- Indian Princely State   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The State of Bikaner has a rectangular flag, horizontally red over saffron, with in the center the arms.
At the bottom is a yellow pedestal, on which a shield rests with a white falcon with a grey shadow, and a yellow crown.
Bikaner was a former Indian state, now part of Rajasthan, NW India; 23,181 square miles; desolate tract, part of Thar Desert without a single stream.
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 Review On Bikaner by patenik2 - MouthShut.com
Bikaner prospered in 16th-20th century because of diplomatic strategic alliances with Mughals and British - Raja Rai Singh served as Akbar’s General, Trading best riding camels with the East India Company needed for Afghan war in exchange for its freedom in 19th century, Grouse shoots hunting parties organized for British viceroys in 20th century.
Modern Bikaner is one of India’s rare cities with medieval culture where modern industrialization and ultramodern westernized culture hasn’t touched yet - you can still see women in colorful odhnis-lehenga-cholis, men in colorful pagadis, and camels transporting goods and carrying people.
As we were driving from Jaipur to Bikaner and passed famous Shekhawati regions, we noticed rugged harsh desert touching both side of road, and one of my lifelong wish came true – Meal of vegetarian spicy Rajasthani food at the road side dhabas in middle of desert.
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Bhikaji Rathore, son of Rao Jodhaji of Marwar (Jodhpur), founded the state of Bikaner, in Northern Rajasthan, in 1465.
Maharaja Ganga Singhji ensured that his famous regiments, such as the Bikaner Camel Corps, were amongst the first Indian states' troops to go into battle.
Maharaja Sadul Singhji of Bikaner: A biography of the co-architect of India's unity.
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 Review On Bikaner by PROFBBMOHANTY - MouthShut.com
Bikaner is a desert town situated in the north of Rajasthan.
Like many cities in Rajasthan, the old city of Bikaner is surrounded by a high crenellated wall and, like Jaisalmer, it was once an important staging post on the great caravan trade routes.
The Bikaner Adult Education Association is very active in the field.
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Bikaner retains the medieval splendor that pervades the city's lifestyle.
The wells of Bikaner : an important source of water are other attractions of the city.
The camel crops of Bikaner were a famous fighting force during the Raj and are still an important part of the desert warfare and defence through the border security Force (BSF).
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Bikaner is dotted with scores of sand dunes and retains the medieval grandeur that permeates the city's lifestyle.Bikaer is also called the camel country,and is distinguished for the best riding camels in the world.
The fortified city of Bikaner was founded by Rao Bika, the second son of the founder of Jodhpur.
Bikaner is now a trade centre for wool, hides, building stone, salt, and grain.
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Bikaner, the northern most point on the triangle of desert cities, was founded in 1488 AD., by Rao Bikaji, a descendant of the founder of Jodhpur, Rao Jodha.
However, the nearest airport is in the city of Jodhpur is situated at 243kms from Bikaner.
Easily reachable by roadways, the city of Bikaner, is well connected to nearby cities of Jaipur, Jodhpur and Ajmer.
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The wells of Bikaner: an important source of water are other attractions of the city.
The strategic location of Bikaner on the ancient carvan routes that came from West/Central Asia, made it a prime trade centre in the times of the yore.
Bikaner stands on a slightly raised ground and is cirucmscribed by a seven km long embattled wall with five gates.
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 Bikaner Hotels Travel Guide – Top 10 things to do in Bikaner
Not only does the area have its own indigenous species but Bikaner is on the migratory route for birds from other lands and who knows, you may even spot a bird that frequents your homeland here too.
8km from Bikaner is a great place to visit to acquaint yourself with the indispensable ship of the desert at this camel research and breeding centre, the only one of its kind in Asia.
32km from Bikaner on the Jaisalmer Road> It is inhabited by wildfowl as well as a number of deer and antelope.
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Bikaner, Jaisalmer and Jodhpur forms the desert triangle in the state of Rajasthan.
Bikaner was founded in the year 1488 by Rao Bika, a descendant of Jodha, the founder of Jodhpur.
Bikaner is famous for its superb fort, camel safaris and Karni Mata temple.
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Lying in the north of the desert state, the city is dotted with scores of sand dunes.
Bikaner retains the medieval grandeur that permeates the city's lifestyle.
The history of Bikaner dates back to 1488 when a Rathore prince, Rao Bikaji founded his kingdom.
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Bikaner was founded by Rao Bika, second son of the founder of Jodhpur.
Bikaner forms a part of the desert triangle of Bikaner, Jaisalmer and Jodhpur.
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 Bikaner - The city of forts & Palaces :: RajasthanInfo.org
Bikaner is located in the northern part of Rajasthan, it was was founded by Rao Bhikaji in 1488 A.D..
Bikaner is famous for its historical background, forts and palaces, wild life sanctuary and above all Bikaner has the world's largest Camel research and breeding farm.
Once it was the hunting lodge for the Royal Family of Bikaner.
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Bikaner is located in the northern part of Rajasthan and was founded by the Rathore prince Rao Bhikaji in 1488 A.D. The city is famous for its historical background, forts, palaces, temples and typical Rajasthani culture.
The city is bounded by a 7 km long wall and has 5 entrances constructed in the 18th century.
Bikaner has some exquisite palaces, forts, temples, havelis which signifies its rich history and culture.
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