The true symbol of Rajasthani culture can be witnessed while roaming in the Bazaars in Bikaner. The true essence of the state’s culture is reflected in the form of handicrafts that these street-side markets offer to the tourists. These bazaars are the perfect place to buy all the local articles of the Rajasthan state at a cost-effective rate. If you want to see the full range of local articles, the best time of visiting the Bikaner bazaar is during the time of annual Camel Festival. At this time, tourists will get opportunity to ride on camel the camel back and visit the desert stalls located at the far off locations. During this period, the real talent of local artisans will be witnessed in the forms of exclusive artifacts that are put on sale.
The city of Bikaner is said to be built by Rajput Rao Bikaji. He started building Bikaner in 1465 which was completed in 1488 AD. The entire city is surrounded by a wall and there are five gates or entry points to enter in the city. Bikaner can be actually called as a desert city being positioned amidst a desert. Jodhpur is at a distance of 248 km from Bikaner and is another tourist attraction.Almost all major cities in the northern and western parts of the country are well connected with Bikaner through rail and road network.