Pushkar Tourism

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Pushkar Bazaar

Sunderpal
25th Dec 17

Pushkar Bazar

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Pushkar Bazaar

Manalikaranihr
10th Dec 17

Pushkar Lake

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Pushkar Lake

Tejas
4th Dec 17

Pushkar Bazaar

Pushkar Bazaar  Video Review
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Pushkar Bazaar

Tejas
4th Dec 17

Thirthraj Pushkar Lake - Very nice place

Thirthraj Pushkar Lake - Very nice place  Video Review
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Pushkar Lake

Jyotimeena
7th Nov 17

Good view

Good view  Video Review
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Savitri Temple

Sunderpal
25th Dec 17

Good view

Good view  Video Review
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Pushkar Lake

Sunderpal
25th Dec 17

Pushkar lake

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Pushkar Lake

Rjrahul
8th Nov 17

Pushkar lake

Pushkar lake  Video Review
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Pushkar Lake

Er. rahul
7th Nov 17

A very nice hill top view of Pushkar

A very nice hill top view of Pushkar  Video Review
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Savitri Temple

Apoorv Khandelwal
3rd Dec 16

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Reasons to go to Pushkar

1City to calm Your 50'S down
City to calm Your 50'S down

HolidayIQ Reviewer Pritesh Mehta shares, “Pushkar Lake - A very sacred place for Hindu The Pushkar Lake is surrounded by many important Hindu temples Pushkar has become a place of Hindu pilgrimage because of this holy lake and legend of Lord Brahma. ”  

HolidayIQ Reviewer Trevor Saldanha says, “Large serene Lake surrounded by Temples all around The Pushkar Lake is a large, serene lake which is bordered by Temples all over. A holy and Interesting place to visit.”  

HolidayIQ Reviewer Pritesh Mehta shares, “Varah Temple - Most ancient temple at Pushkar This is the fortified temple is the largest and the most ancient of temples at Pushkar. Varaha the Boar is said to be the third avatar (incarnation) of Lord Vishnu. Legend has it that the Varaha rescued the earth from depths of the primeval water. ”  



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2To know the story behind the formation of Pushkar Lake
To know the story behind the formation of Pushkar Lake

HolidayIQ Reviewer Pritesh Mehta shares, “Pushkar Lake - A very sacred place for Hindus; The Pushkar lake is surrounded by many important Hindu temples and 52 Ghats where pilgrims descend to take bathe in its sacred waters. Pushkar has become a place of Hindu pilgrimage because of this holy lake and legend of Lord Brahma. Legend has it that this lake was consecrated to Lord Brahma. This lake was created when a lotus dropped from his hand into the valley and a lake emerged there. The main attraction of Pusher is the Pushkar Lake. Their water is considered sacred like the Mansarovar Lake in Tibet. It is a very sacred place of Hindu. It is really a very good place for spiritual people.”

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3Distinctive For Devotional Visit ; Pushkar
Distinctive For Devotional Visit ;  Pushkar

HolidayIQ Reviewer Biswanath Bhattacharjee adds, “Pushkar is one of the most important pilgrim centers of Hindus. The Brahma temple is nowhere existing on the earth except in Pushkar. The temple is good and clean. We had a nice and satisfied darshan. ”  

HolidayIQ Reviewer Pritesh Mehta adds, “Pushkar Lake, a very sacred place for Hindus; The Pushkar Lake is surrounded by many important Hindu temples and 52 Ghats where pilgrims descend to take bath in its sacred waters.”  

HolidayIQ Reviewer Trevor Saldanha says, “A large serene lake surrounded by temples all around. The Pushkar Lake is bordered by temples all around. The most famous one is the Brahma temple, which is the only Brahma temple in the world!”  



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4Delhi - Jaipur - Pushkar
Delhi - Jaipur - Pushkar

It's all about culture, crafts and art, and volumes of history here! 

Manisha from Gurgaon gives a few helpful insights on Jaipur, "Loved the mahals and gardens. The hawa mahal is very nice." Josoph Noronha adds, "Choki Dani and amber Fort are two things you should not miss out on. " 

Monica Mudgal on Pushkar, "This is the only place in the world which has a Brahma Temple. Shopping in the lanes was fun. The roadside cafes serve fantastic vegetarian food, lovely coffee and are fast on service."

HolidayIQ Traveller Bharadwaj from Gaya says, “I was driving on the Taj Expressway.” HolidayIQ Traveller Meenu adds, “This route is very facilitative with good dhabas and restaurants.  This route is scenic.”

Somnath from Delhi stayed at Pushkar Palace, here's what he has to say, "That quaint hotel has breathtaking views. We got to see some Rajasthani folk dance and those fire shows, and of course there was bonfire.  Needless to say, surrounded by the Pushkar lake, topped by that beautiful terrace with picturesque views, and some finger-licking food, this is an idyllic place to unwind and relax, away from the city din!"

Route: NH8

Distance: 402 km 

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5Be a part of any local festival
Be a part of any local festival

There is no better way to experience a city’s culture and bond with locals than being a part of their festivals. Every place has its unique set of festivals that reflects its sense of community and traditions that are an extremely fulfilling experience. 

Siddharth Ajmera : Pushkar is a very beautiful city famous mostly for the Brahma Temple. But there's more to it than that. The Rangji Temple, Lord Mahaveer Temple, Pushkar Lake, Savitri temple are great places to visit when you are in pushkar.

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Reviews (108)

Ashwani Das

Ashwani Das4.3/5

14 reviews

The Only Place of Brhama

The Place is well known for its uniqueness due to only place of worship for Brhama. You can reach here from Jaipur via Car in 2. 5 hrs, as the road is fantastic. I will recommend road journey as you can enjoy awesome views while going. Well apart from this you can see the famous Pushkar Jheel or Lake . Which is one of the most famous spot of Hindu Pilgrim and Site for world famous Pushkar fair. The lake is surrounded by numerous big and small temples along many ghats (bathing area). Don't forget to roam inside the streets as you can find some amazing eateries like Ganga laffa & Falafel . And some wonderful cloth shops like Jimmys fashion . . As you approach to Oct and Nov the place becomes most attractive to devotees . Also at this time You can witness the true colours of Rajasthan, it's lip smacking dishes, folk dance & Song end Cattel fair.

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Arun kumar guha5.0/5

2 reviews

Ts worth to sit outside in silence. Based on the location, it's worth to book !!

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Recommended Duration in Pushkar

Number of days to spend in Pushkar as recommended by our travellers.

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Pushkar Overview

History of Pushkar

Pushkar in the Ajmer District of Rajasthan is a small town with ample religious beliefs attached to its existence. It is located at 510 meters above sea level and lies 14 km to the North West of Ajmer. Pushkar derives its literal meaning from the Sanskrit word Pushkar, which means blue lotus flower. One of the most ancient cities in India, Pushkar is located on the banks of Pushkar Lake. The date when this place came to existence may remain unknown; But Lord Brahma is known to be the creator. The mythology associated with this place narrates a legend that Lord Brahma performed sacrament here for 60000 years to have a sight of Lord Vishnu.

People and Culture of Pushkar

Pushkar is one of the five sacred Dhams that are revered pilgrimage centres and it's importance is often referred as tirth- raj, which means the king of pilgrimages. Gradually gaining popularity, Pushkar has now emerged as the popular destinations among tourists not just from the country, but even from abroad.Pushkar with its ample and glorified religious significance is the centre for many famous temples. Many of these temples, which were destroyed by Muslim conquest in this area, were rebuilt. The most famous temple amongst all is the Brahma Temple that seems to have been constructed in the 14th century AD.

Things To Do in Pushkar

The distinct feature of Pushkar is presence of Brahma Temple here, which is a very rare finding and is very few in India. The Pushkar Lake here has 52 ghats and attracts many pilgrims who descend here to bathe in the sacred water. The Pushkar Camel fair is another popular event that attracts many visitors in increasing count every year.The name of this place links to a mythological tale. It is believed that the gods in Hindu religion released a swan with a lotus in its beak and let it free. Lord Brahma performed a Yagna and the place where lotus fell from beak of the swan was called Pushkar and has been called the same, since then.The other places that can be visited include Pushkar Lake, Brahma Temple and Savitri Temple. The two events that have greatly added to popularity of Pushkar are the Pushkar Bazaar and Pushkar Fair.

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Pushkar Lake, Pushkar

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Across the lake Gurudwara
Pushkar Lake, Pushkar

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Pushkar Lake, Pushkar

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