Shiv Bari Temple




The Shiv Bari Temple is one of the prime tourist attractions in the Rajsthani city of Bikaner. Located at a distance of about 6 Kilometers from the main city of Bikaner, the Shiv Bari Temple is a must visit for all those on a tour of Rajasthan . Referred to as Laleshwar Mahadeo by the local people, the Shiv Bari Temple in Bikaner was built by Maharaja Doongar Singhji in the 19th Century.

Built of red sand stone, the Shiv Bari Temple of Bikaner is an architectural delight. The main features of the Shiv Bari Temple are the pavilions, domes, and the well decorated columns. The Shiv Bari Temple is surrounded by a majestic crenelated stone wall which gives the Temple an isolated and peaceful character. The main attraction of the Shiv Bari Temple is its deity, an idol of Lord Shiva made of marble. The Temple also a houses a bronze statue of Nandi, the sacred bull who accompanies Lord Shiva.

The Bikaner Shiva Bari Temple houses two colossal reservoirs which are known as Bawaris. The exterior of the Shiv Bari Temple Campus is equally beautiful and has the statues of Lord Krishna with the 'Gopis'. This Temple gets over crowded in the month Shravan (February) when thousands of devotees from all over the country come to visit this temple.



Last Updated on 19 December 2011