Bikaner is located in the North of Rajasthan, in the heart of the Thar desert. Colorful people, bustling markets, shrines, dusty roads with rickshaws, cars, motorbikes mixed with many cows, oxes and goats: Bikaner impresses, fascinates and you can’t get enough of it. The city is known for its special havelis (old merchant houses), bazaars, camels, miniature art and the beautiful Junagarh fort. In this article you’ll find everything you want to know about sightseeing in Bikaner, including what to see and the best things to do in the city and its surroundings. Bikaner was the big surprise of Rajasthan for me!