Originally, known as Chintamani, Junagarh Fort Bikaner is a famous tourist attraction in the city of Bikaner, Rajasthan.
However, the fort was built under the great supervision of Karan Chand, the Prime Minister of Raja Rai Singh. Additionally, it is located in the arid region of the Thar Desert.
Moreover, this fort is made of red sandstone and marble. In addition, it has some of the most beautiful and picturesque windows, balconies and courtyards. Also, the fort consists of many stunning palaces, pavilions and temples of Hindu and Jain religion whose architecture is something that you cannot miss.
Also, check out these beautiful palaces in Junagarh Fort Bikaner:
- Karan Mahal
- Phool Mahal
- Anup Mahal
- Chandra Mahal
- Ganga Mahal
- Badal Mahal
- Bikaneri Havelies
Also, the fort houses a museum called the Junagarh Fort Museum. Surprisingly, it exhibits Sanskrit and Persian manuscripts, miniature paintings, jewels, royal costumes etc.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION about JUNAGARH FORT BIKANER:
Visiting Hours: 10am-4:30pm
Entry Fees: (all in INR)
- 50 per person for Indians
- 300 per person for Foreigners
- 30 per person for Indian students
- 150 per person for foreigner students