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Pushkar is one of the prominent cities of Rajasthan, India. it is best known for Pushkar Lake which is surrounded by sacred temples and ghats which is one of the major Hindu pilgrimage sites. Pushkar isn't an unidentified name, from the religious sights to the particular cafes; there are plenty of spots to visit Pushkar with cheerful wonders in each corner. The small shops located in the bright boulevards are loaded with joy, lively quality, culture, and warmth. The region has mountains and may bring the reasons why Pushkar is the new spot to hit. The route from Ajmer to Pushkar presents you the most beautiful sights along the street. Pushkar is located at a distance of 11 kilometres from Ajmer and there are a huge number of spots to visit Pushkar India. A portion of the interesting facts in Pushkar are the camel safari that empowers crossing the undulating sand dunes of the Thar Desert on a Camel, the temple of Lord Brahma in the whole nation lies in Pushkar and the holy Pushkar Lake, which is a remarkable journey site.

History of Pushkar

The ancient history of Pushkar can be traced from its several places. The microliths which are founded near Khera and Kedari is a solid example of the existence of humans in the region during the prehistoric era. Apart from this, the place holds the significance of Hindu Mythology. One of the mythological stories is very prevalent in the region. Once, a battle was fought between Lord Brahma and Demon Vajra Nabh. The Brahma ultimately killed the demon with the lotus. But, three petals of the lotus flower had fallen down in the different parts of Pushkar that led to three famous lakes in the region. One of the lakes is Pushkar Lake which is surrounded by ghats and temples and one of the major pilgrimage sites for Hindu devotees. 

Places to Visit in Pushkar

Pushkar Lake Banks. Here, you will be finding the right combination of colours, fun, spectacle blended right into one. This fair sees plenty of livestock, farmers, traders and villagers from all across the Rajasthan. You also get to witness a plethora of animal races along with amazing cultural performances as well as camel processions.

Mahadeva Temple. This temple is out and out amazing when it comes to experiencing something truly divine. The Mahadeva Temple is not only a source of a spiritual getaway but also is responsible for taking you through the scintillating history of this place.

Pushkar Lake. Pushkar Lake is situated near the temple of Lord Brahma. And if we go by mythology then this is the place where Brahma and Savitri offered their prayers. Furthermore, it is also believed that a dip in this holy river can help you attain Moksha.

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Things to do in Pushkar

Visit the Meera Temple. You can go and visit the Meera temple in Merta which is more or less 400 years old. Previously this city was also known as the Medantak which was also considered as the birthplace of the Meera Bai. And apart from this, the Dadhimati Temple along with the Charbhuja Temple is also responsible for attracting a large number of devotees on a yearly basis.  

Visit Naga Pahar.  which is divided by a hill. As per the legends, these hills located at Naga Pahar continue to further diminish till date. These hills are also believed to be the residence of the famous Rishi Agastya.

Visit the Rose Garden. You can go and visit the Rose Garden. The farmers here grow roses in an extensive manner. Moreover, there are acres of farmlands which are here exported from all over the world. The sight is just too exciting and pleasingly brilliant for the eyes.

Events and festivals in & Around Pushkar

Pushkar Camel Fair. The Pushkar Camel Fair is one of the most attractive festivals in Rajasthan. What is really beautiful about this festival is the fact that the whole land is covered by almost 30,000 camels. The fair is eponymous with camels and is really a brilliant and colourful opportunity to witness Indian culture.

Best Time to Visit Pushkar

The best time to visit Pushkar is from the months of November to March. Moreover, the weather is quite pleasant and is very suitable for travel and tourism activities.

How to Reach Pushkar

By Air. The nearest airport is Jaipur International Airport which is situated at Sanganer The nearest airport is located at Sanganer, Jaipur, at a distance of 146 km from here.

By Rail. Pushkar Terminus is the nearest railway station which is approximately 2 kilometres away from Pushkar City Centre. 

By Road. Pushkar is well connected to the national highways of Rajasthan. There are regular buses from the major cities of Ajmer bus stand to Jaipur, Jodhpur and Ajmer to Pushkar.

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