1. Karni Mata Temple
The most famous temple dedicated to Karni Mata is at Deshnoke, 30 km from Bikaner. It is also known as the Temple of Rats. According to tradition, Karni Mata was originally the wife of Depoji Charan of the village of Sathika. However, she later expressed to her husband her unwillingness to engage in matrimonial relations. He initially humored her, thinking that she would relent in time. Instead of doing so Karni arranged for him to marry her own younger sister Gulab so that he might have a proper married life. She herself remained celibate all her life, with the concurrence and support of her husband.
Address :- Karni Mata Temple, Nh 89, Deshnok, Rajasthan, India
2. Shiv Bari Temple
The Shiv Bari Temple is one of the prime tourist attractions in the Rajasthani city of Bikaner. Located at a distance of about 6 Kilometers from the main city of Bikaner, the Shiv Bari Temple is a must visit for all those on a tour of Rajasthan. Referred to as Laleshwar Mahadeo by the local people, the Shiv Bari Temple in Bikaner was built by Maharaja Doongar Singhji in the 19th Century.
Address :- 6 km from Bikaner, Rajasthan, India
3. Kolayatji Temple
Kolayat is a historical center of pilgrimage where the Vedic sage, Kapila is believed to have shed his body under a Peepul tree. Kolayat has a series of marble temples, sandstone pavilions and 52 ghats – bathing places – built around a large artificial lake which never goes dry.
7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
4. Kodamdeshwar Temple
Approximately 24 kilometers away from Bikaner, take a day-off to see this beautiful temple. The most interesting aspect of the Kodamdeshwar temple is the fact that it was one of the first monuments that were constructed by Rao Bikaji, who is also the founder of Bikaner city.
Dedicated to the powerful deity of Lord Bhairon, the temple does not have any door or wall. It has a shrine of Lord Bhairon, raised on marble flooring.
6:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Address: – Gajner, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India
5. Laxmi Nath Temple
The temple is situated on a mount in the middle of Bikaner. This temple is made of red sand stone and marble. The architecture, elegant sculptor and beautiful colored pictures produce a charm which overwhelms a viewer. The deity of Lord Vishnu and Goddess Laxmi abodes in this temple. It’s a bit difficult to travel by car to the temple due to heavy traffic and narrow street, better to use a local rickshaw. The view from the temple is very pronounced of the city of Bikaner.
07:30 AM – 7:00 PM
Address :-Bara Bazar Road, Ranisar Bara Bas, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India
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