"The Town of Festivals"

A Town in Rajasthan, India

Interest Measure for Pushkar

Ideal time to stay:  1 - 3 days

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Height(Altitude) of Pushkar from sea level:  1603 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  26.4905072°N, 74.5551162°E
Ecosystem:  Desert , Plain , Lake  

Food, Culture and Language at Pushkar

Food Availability:  Indian, Rajasthani 
Regional Language:  Hindi
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)
Tags:  #Monuments  

Why travel Pushkar?

Pushkar is a town bordering the Thar Desert, in the northeastern Indian state of Rajasthan. It's set on Pushkar Lake, a sacred Hindu site with 52 ghats (stone staircases) where pilgrims bathe. The town has hundreds of temples, including 14th-century Jagatpita Brahma Mandir, dedicated to the god of creation, which has a distinctive red spire and walls inlaid with pilgrims’ silver coins.
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6 Places to visit and Things to do in Pushkar

Camel Safari at Pushkar

Camel Safari

There is no better way to explore the vastly enchanting desert of Rajasthan. Pushkar Camel Safari not only offers desert travels but also keeps tourists entertained with various outdoor activities. The safari has options to suit the needs of the visitors. Safari tours commence with villages across desert and end at sunset by the beautiful sand dunes.
Expenses - ₹1300
Time needed - 4 hours
Pushkar Fair at Pushkar

Pushkar Fair

The Pushkar Fair (Pushkar Camel Fair) or locally Pushkar ka Mela is an annual five-day camel and livestock fair held in the town of Pushkar in the state of Rajasthan, India. It is celebrated for five days from the Kartik ekadashi to Kartik Poornima, the full moon day (the 15th) of Kartik (October–November) in Hindu calendar. The full moon day is the main day and the day, according to legend, when the Hindu god Brahma sprung up the Pushkar Lake, thus numerous people swim in its sacred waters.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 9 hours
Brahma Temple at Pushkar

Brahma Temple

This is the only temple of Lord Brahma in the world. The temple is carved beautifully, the colours and the idol are great to look at. At times temple is bit corwdy, you should go during afternoon to avoid the rush. There are good local shops outside the temple where you can shop and eat. Do not forget to have a glass of Lassi.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2 hours
Pushkar Lake at Pushkar

Pushkar Lake

The Pushkar Lake is called Brahma Sarovar and there is a very famous Brahma temple next to the lake. The lake is situated right at the centre in Pushkar. The white buildings/temple around the lake looks very beautiful on a sunny day.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 1 hours
Varaha Temple at Pushkar

Varaha Temple

Varaha temple is the largest and the most ancient temple of Pushkar. Constructed by the 12th century ruler, King Anaji Chauhan, this temple is dedicated to the third incarnation of Lord Vishnu as a wild boar. Legend has it that Varaha rescued the earth from depth of the primeval water, where it was dragged down by a demon (Hirnayaksh). It is one of the most visited temples in Pushkar.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 0.5 hours
Rangji Temple at Pushkar

Rangji Temple

The gracious and conspicuous Rangji Temple is another popular shrine that witnesses thousands of pilgrims and tourists every year. The temple is dedicated to Lord Rangji, believed to be an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. The influence of South Indian style, Rajput style and Mughal style in the temple’s architecture is highly noticeable. The high-rising ‘Gopuram’, prevalent mainly in the temples present in South India is another feature of the temple that attracts visitors.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 1 hours

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Content of this page was last updated at Oct 21, 2016