Bikaner Attractions - Shiv Bari Temple
Located at a distance of 6 kilometers from the main Bikaner city, delightful Shiv Bari Temple is the best religious place of camel town Bikaner. Built by Maharaja Doongar Singhji in the memory of his father Maharaj Lall Singhji, the Shiv Bari Temple in Bikaner, is dedicated to Lord Shiva, has a beautiful wall panting of Nandi Bull facing the Shiva Lingam. This place is a virtual museum as well of miniature paintings that are delicate yet colorful representations of ethnic Bikaner traditions and patterns.
You will enjoy seeing the splendid domes, sculpted columns and the stunning pavilions that adorn the lovely Shiv Bari Temple in Bikaner. This temple in Bikaner is referred to as the Laleshwar Mahadeo Temple by the locals and is renowned for its enormous statue of Lord Shiva in black marble. There are two huge stone reservoirs located within the Shiv Bari Temple site that definitely capture your mind and give you a fair idea of the significance of water in the region.
This attractive Shiv Bari Temple is built in red sandstone and draws attention of visitors from all over Rajasthan in the month of February every year. Usually the devotees who stay in the vicinity try and visit the temple on Mondays. The whole temple complex is surrounded by a very big crenellated stone wall. See the bronze statue of the sacred Nandi bull that faces the Shiva lingam and be completely enraptured with the peaceful mist that hangs over this old temple in Bikaner, Rajasthan.