Junagarh fort is one of the famous forts of Rajasthan. It shows heritage and magnificent architecture. The museum and an art gallery of Bikaner fort attract tourists to visit this place.

This fort is the best example of enticing architecture of Rajput heritage. Beautiful carvings on the stone with creativity of artists make it a worth visit during traveling India.

The presence of lush green gardens and the ambiance of the crowd gives inspiration. Along with it, the large entry gates and mirror palaces are other things of attraction.

Bikaner Fort Information

History

Junagarh Fort is located in the Bikaner city of Rajasthan. This is a land-based fort. It was built in the 15th century during the reign of Raja Rai Singh. This fort is popular as Lalgarh palace. The renovation and reconstruction of this fort were done by Karan Chand.

Architecture

A fort built with Red sandstone has Rajput architecture. However, local rulers of Bikaner had a good relations with other places. So, it also has the significance of Gujarati architecture.

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junagarh fort sightseeing

There are many mahals in this fort. The carvings on the stone in these mahals are magnificent. The palaces of this fort are Anup Mahal, Badal Mahal. These palaces have mirrors on the ceilings and walls.

The architecture of this fort somehow resembles with other forts of Rajasthan. But, has some uniqueness in palaces and the change in designs on the stone.

Museum

There is a museum in this fort. Unique furniture and antiques show the lifestyle of Maharajas of Bikaner. The carvings on the ceiling are beautiful.

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A painting in Junagarh Fort Bikaner

There are different sections in this fort. Banquet hall, restrooms, and bedrooms. An airplane in this museum is a thing of attraction. The paintings and unique antiques in this fort are incredible.

Personal experience

At the entrance of this fort, we saw large entry gates. After taking the tickets, we headed inside. Its architecture is alluring.

There are canons of the royal army in Bikaner Fort. The armory with all the weapons shows the historical presence. Cultural activities are performed in the courtyard of this fort. The garden outside this fort is a good place to spend some time.

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Entry Ticket of Bikaner Fort

The entry ticket for Indian tourists is 50 rupees.

Time to visit

The time to visit this fort is from 9 am to 6 pm which takes around 3 hours.

Attractions of Junagarh Fort

  • Palace inside fort
  • View of the city from its top
  • Museum
  • Garden

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Tips

  • keep water bottle
  • follow the rules
  • Book a hotel in advance

You can book a trip to Bikaner with us. We offer travel bookings all over India. Book your flights, bus, and train tickets with exclusive offers. We also have packages for tourists with all the activities and sightseeings.

Bikaner is also famous for camel safari and desert camping. There are many other things to do in this city. Spend a perfect holiday in the desert of Thar. So, book a trip with us.

Other Things to do in Bikaner-

  • karni Mata Temple
  • Local markets of bikaner
  • Taste traditional Rajasthani food


Niks J

Hey! This is Niks J from India. I am a blogger and photographer. I like to visit new places and share my experiences. The purpose of this website is to share something useful for our readers. Also, Make sure to follow us for updates.

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