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Bikaner

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Bikaner and our stay in Lallgarh Palace

In the morning we left Pushkar to our new destination, Bikaner – known as the Country of Camels. Bikaner is a vibrant deserts city having fabulous forts and palaces that tell the world about the opulence of its rulers. Bikaner was a large wilderness before the 15th century, known as “Jangladesh” and was under the rule of Rajputs. Rao Bika, a Rajput ruler, built the city and name it Bikaner, after his name. Shortly after, it became very reach city because it was an oasis in the middle of the Thar desert, on the trade route between Central Asia and Arabic sea. Bika also built a fort here, and name it Junagarh Fort. Once we entered the city, we stopped to visit Junagarh Fort which is an impregnable bastion that holds the distinction of having never been captured. The fort complex houses some magnificent palaces constructed in red sandstone and…

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