Pushkar Travel Guide
Pushkar, the home of Lord Brahma. The serenity of the city will leave you spellbound. It is believed that the city was created by Lord Brahma and is the only city in the world which has a temple of Lord Brahma. The positive energy, welcoming people, and glorious heritage are some of the interesting facets of this holy city.
The city is also famous for the yearly Pushkar Fair. It attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world. You can shop for handlooms and handicrafts, taste authentic Rajasthani cuisine, and get a great experience. It’s a delight for photographers as well.
Peaceful Shikara, Dal lake, Nishat park., Shalimar, Shalimar Mughal Garden
24°C to 45°C
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40°C to 45°C
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30°C to 36°C
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The Fascinating Abode of Lord Brahma
One of the oldest cities of India, Pushkar is situated towards the northwest of Ajmer in Rajasthan. This town is indeed a tranquil place yet a favored destination for lakhs of international tourist travelling to explore India. Thousands of Hindu pilgrim tourists flocking to Rajasthan make sure to come & pray at the only Brahma temple in India. Pushkar is fenced by mountains on three sides and the famous ‘Nag Pahar’ (Snake Mountain) separates Ajmer and Pushkar. The city upholds interesting, fanciful and historic legacy in its timeless architecture and this makes Pushkar a fascinating city.
It is believed that once Lord Brahma, the creator of the Universe, dropped a lotus flower on earth and it created a lake as soon as it touched the ground. Lord Brahma named the place after the flower, Pushkar. This place is home to the only Brahma temple in the whole world.
Hindus consider Pushkar as one of the most revered pilgrimage to attain freedom from the cycle of birth & death and attain salvation.
The prime places to visit when in Pushkar are the most revered Pushkar Lake, one & only Brahma Temple, Gurudwara Singh Sabha, Varaha Temple, Savitri Temple, Rangji Temple, Pap Mochini Temple, Panchkund Shiv Temple, Atmateshwar Temple and Man Mahal. Pushkar is also very popular for it the famous Pushkar Animal Fair. This fair started long back as a trading option for camel & cattle traders. This century old fair, today, attracts maximum number of tourists to Pushkar and has now evolved as a massive fair with splendid amplitude and grandeur. Starting during the holi Kartik Purnima festival, the fair lass for a week’s time. This awe-striking fair is an iconic exposure to the traditional and cultural stalwart, Rajasthan.