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Pushkar the holy place is famous the world renowned camel fair & the Holy lake. The lake was formed when Lord Brahma dropped a lotus here. Pushkar is the mixture of Indian & many other foreign culture. Pushkar is an important pilgrim for Hindu people. It has world's only temple of Lord Bramha (God of Creation). Best time to visit Pushkar is during the Pushkar fair, this time the town becomes a cultural hub, people from all over India & all across the globe gathers here to enjoy the most grand Camel fair.
 

Pushkar Fair Dates

2010 :: 13th to 21 November

How to reach Pushkar

Pushkar is well connected by roads. Ajmer is just 11 kms, is well connected to all major cities by trains. There are so many regular buses to/from Ajmer. 
Nearest Airport :: Jaipur 145 Kms
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Distance from major cities  
Ajmer - New Delhi 392 Kms
Ajmer - Mumbai 1071 Kms
Ajmer - Jaipur 131 Kms
Ajmer - Udaipur 274 Kms
Ajmer - Jodhpur 205 Kms
Ajmer - Jaisalmer 490 Kms

Places to see

Pushkar Sarovar :: The holy lake is surrounded by numerous ghats & temples. The lake is very busy in the morning, all the devotees & Sadhus take the holy bath in the Sarovar.

Temples :: There are so many big & small temples in Pushkar. The famous & major temple is the Bramha Temple.

Bramha Temple :: This world's only temple devoted to Bramha,  is situated near the market in the old town. Apparently Lord Brahma wanted to perform a Yagna (self mortification) at the lake, and when his wife Savitri didn't attend, he married another woman on a whim. Savitri, understandably annoyed, vowed that brahma would not be worshipped anywhere else. It's marked by a red spire, and over the entrance gateway is the hans, or the goose symbol, of Bramha.

Pushkar Fair :: Every year so many people converge on the small town with there thousands of camel & other animals. The seven day Camel Fair  starts from Neomi & ends on the Kartik Purnima (Full Moon). Besides the business of camels, horses, cow & bulls, people enjoy the camel, horse & bullock cart races. lot of foreign tourist also take part in the races & fun games.  

 
Pushkar Picture Gallery Click Here to see the Glimpse of Pushkar

 

Useful Information

During Pushkar Fair premium rates are charged, so we suggest you to book the rooms or tents way before the fair to confirm your accommodation.

Ajmer is the nearest city, click the link to know more :: Ajmer

 


 
 
 

 

 

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