The fort is situated at Bikaner, Rajasthan in India. The Bikaner Fort is very attractive monument of medieval period, the fort is also known as “Chintamani” and renamed Junagarh or “Old Fort”. Most impressive thing is that it has one of the Forts in Rajasthan which is not built on the hill. The city is developing so fast around the fort.
The first founder of the fort was Rao Bika (1465-1504 AD) also founder of Bikaner city but in the period of Rao Bike it was constructed as small fortress by the blessing of Goddess “Karni Mata” . But fort was come in real shaped in 1588 by Raja Rai Singh. It believed that the Raja Rai Singh was most trusted general of Emperor Akbar on the designation of Mansabdars. The fort was built under the supervision of Karan Chand.
Best time for visit
October to March is best time for an impressive visit and photography is also allowed in the fort.
Some other information:-
Open Time 10AM to 4.30 PM
Entry fee 50 Indian and 300 Foreigners
30 Indian Students and 150 Foreigner Students
Time required for visit 2-3 hrs.