District Details

​​​​​​​​​​​​Bikaner is the fifth largest city of Rajasthan, situated in its northwest region, in the middle of Thar Desert. There are beautiful palaces and richly sculpted temples in red sandstone. The city was founded in 1486 AD by Rao Bikaji the Rathore Prince. Ganges Canal and Indira Gandhi Canal have been instrumental in its development.

  How to Reach

  • On Web
    URL : http://bikaner.rajasthan.gov.in
  • By Air
    Nal Airport is located 13 kilometres west of Bikaner in the state of Rajasthan, India. It is operated by the Airports Authority of India as a civil enclave at the Bikaner Air Force Station.
  • By Train
    Bikaner is well connected with cities like Delhi, Kolkata, Agra, Jaipur, Allahabad, etc. The luxurious 'Palace on wheels' also covers Bikaner in its eight-day tour of Rajasthan.
  • By Bus
    Bikaner is well connected with the major cities of India by roads. Highways are comfortable for a person to drive to Bikaner. Highways likeNH 11, 15 and 89 link Bikaner with other major Indian cities and metros. State as well as luxury buses are a handy option to reach the destination.

 Tourist attractions


  • Sardar patel medical college Bikaner
  • District Collectorate
  • Police Station: Police Control Room
  • Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation Ltd.