Shrines & Holy Places
The annual pilgrimage to Kolayat presages the Pushkar Fair. It’s a great chance to see sadhus by the hundreds.
The Karni Mata temple in Deshnoke, 30 kms. south, is where you will find the largest number of rats you’ve ever encountered, all partaking in a very orderly way of the evening prasad.
Of the 27 Jain temples lining the cityscape of Bikaner, the Bhandasar Temple, a treasure trove of usta art, is a must-see for many reasons, including a birds-eye view of Bikaner.