Bikaner better known as
the Desert City, Bikaner is stark yet beautiful
— great Hindu and Mughal art is preserved there. Similar
in setting to Jaisalmer, Bikaner is a walled city with an
important 16th-century fort containing many intricately carved
palaces and temples. The fort is remarkably well preserved.
It was attacked many times but never conquered. Bikaner is
popularly known as the Camel Country and
famous for the camel races that are held here. The
Camel Research Farm is just 8 Kms from the city and
is a place to visit and a good place to go.The city covers
only an area of just 38.10 Sq. Kms and has more interesting
sights to offer, for example, the Har Mandir, Lalgarh Palace
and the nearby Gajner Wild Life Sanctuary.