Bikaner is famous for its forts and palaces, temples, fairs and camels and many more. Places around Bikaner are also great tourists hub-like world-famous Karni Mata Temple, Nagaur, and many others. Below are some places one can go for excursions.
Deshnok earlier known as ‘Dus- Nok’ meaning ten corners, lies very close to the border of Pakistan at a distance of 30 km from the city of Bikaner. Deshnok is renowned for the Karni Mata Temple and various festivals. The Karni Mata Temple, also known as ‘Rat Temple’ is a rare tourist attraction of this place. This is a unique pilgrimage centre of India where rats are worshipped.
Nagaur is a historic city located in between Bikaner and Jodhpur of Rajasthan. It was founded by the Naga Kshatriyas and is well known for the Nagaur Fort, Tarkeen Dargah, Saiji Ka Tanka, Deepak mahal etc.