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Lallgarh Palace Bikaner

Lallgarh Palace
Located within the city limit and close to Rajasthan transport corporation bus stop this is a private property in use by present Maharaja of Bikaner, a part of the palace is now a heritage hotel. In front of this Lallagarh Palace there is temple of Sri Pabuji Rathore . There are several budget and luxury hotels available in this area.

Sri Sadul Museum ( Inside Lallgarh Palace ).

Entry fee is Rs 25 for all Indian tourists, You can have a glimpse of the place and the hotel by visiting to this Sri Sadul museum located inside the campus. This is maintained by Maharaja Ganga Singhji Trust. Princess Rajyashree Kumari of Bikaner is the chairperson of this trust. Maharaja Karni Singhji and his daughter Princess Rajyashree Kumariji were awarded Arjun Award, which are now on display in the Museum. It all started in early seventies when Maharaja Karni Singhji asked her daughter Rajyashree Kumari to assist him in collecting all the artifacts, miniature paintings, pieces of armors, exquisite textiles, crafts and many other items of royal use and started storing them at Dadul Museum wing of Lallgarh Palace. With all these collections in the year 1976 in memory of his father Maharaja Karni Singhji started Sadul Museum. A new building was made within palace complex and all items were shifted to this new wing in the year 2008.

Palace Museum at Lalgarh
Inside the museum one railway coach ( meter gauge ) used by Maharaja and their family members is kept at the entrance. Inside the museum there are display of photos of events, paintings, garments used by Maharajas, gifts and several art and craft items. These are well preserved and worth a visit. There are photos of Royal family of Bikaner with Pandit Neheru and other Indian and British dignitaries. This museum encourages research scholars to apply for study. Restoration of old books and arts is another area of interest of this museum.

A casual visit will take half an hour.
Timings are 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM including Sunday. Visitors can buy books , postcards and other items from the reception counter.

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