Shopping in Bikaner

Shopping in Bikaner can be a pleasure for those looking for exquisite crafts, which have a feel of this historic city. Bikaner, the historic city of Rajasthan is famous for its leather and wood products made from camel and sheepskin.

Bikaner will be a delectable experience for the sweet-toothed. Snacks like like bhujias, and sweets like rasagolas and other sweets, which you find all over India, have become synonymous with Bikaner.

The main shopping areas in Bikaner are Kot Gate, King Edward Memorial Road and Station Road.Urmil Trust at Junagarh Fort and Khadi Industries Institute on Station Road are places where you can buy souvenirs and handcrafted items.

In Bikaner, you can shop for miniature paintings in Bikaneri style. Another art form typical of Bikaner is the gesso work on buffed camel hides, which are now revised by painting with 24 -carat gold on wood. Though expensive, items made of camel skins and hides are unique to take home.