Kolayat Temple, Bikaner

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Kolayat Temple is one of the prominent shrines located at a distance of 51 Km from Bikaner at Kolayat. Kolayat is the place where the Vedic sage, Kapil is believed to have shed his body under a Peepal tree. The marble temples located here are adorned with beautiful pavilions made of sandstones. In addition to the temples, the place has 32 ghats which have been constructed around a giant artificial lake. Devotees regard it holy to take a dip in its water.

A grand annual fair is held here on the full moon day of the Indian month of Kartik. Cattle fair is the main attraction of the people visiting the fair. The town of Kolayat is connected to Bikaner by road and rail.

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