Pushkar

About Pushkar

Pushkar is a town bordering the Thar Desert, in the northeastern Indian state of Rajasthan. It is set on Pushkar Lake, a sacred Hindu site with 52 ghats 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. On the edge of Pushkar, the Savitri temple sits on a hilltop overlooking the lake and the desert, and Gayatri temple is renowned for its sunrise views. Camel safaris visit nearby desert villages. It’s possible to study yoga and to explore the surrounding desert on hiking, hot-air ballooning, horse-riding, or motorbike trips. Bazaars sell leather goods, traditional embroidered Rajasthani clothing, and jewelry. The annual Pushkar Fair is a huge camel market that draws hundreds of thousands of visitors. It incorporates bathing on the ghats, races, and folkloric performances.
Jagatpita Brahma Mandir

Jagatpita Brahma Mandir is a Hindu temple situated at Pushkar in the Indian state of Rajasthan, close to the sacred Pushkar Lake to which its legend has an indelible link.
Pushkar Lake

Pushkar Lake or Pushkar Sarovar is located in the town of Pushkar in Ajmer district of the Rajasthan state of western India. Pushkar Lake is a sacred lake of the Hindus.
Meera Temple

Meera temple is constructed to be dedicated to her and is a very famous Hindu temple which is a must-visit on your tour to Rajasthan.
Naga Pahar

Pushkar and Ajmer are separated by a hill, which is referred to as Naga Pahar. According to a legend, the height of the hill will keep on decreasing over time and one day, the hill will completely disappear.
Sarafa Bazar

Sarafa Bazaar in Pushkar is Famous shopping Markets in Pushkar. Sarafa Bazaar of Pushkar is stuffed with items related to spirituality and religion.
Kishangarh

Kishangarh is a city and a Municipal Corporation in Ajmer district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Its popular full name is Madanganj-Kishangarh. It was built by the Rajgharanas and Maharajas of Jaipur and Jodhpur.
Man Mahal

Man Mahal Pushkar is one of the greatest palaces of Pushkar. Built as a guest house of Raja Man Singh.
Rangji Temple

Rangji Temple is one of the ancient temples out of the 400 temples existing in Pushkar, Rajasthan. This temple is devoted to Lord Rangji who is an incarnation of Lord Vishnu.
Merta City

Merta was once a prosperous kingdom of the brave Mertia Rathore Rajputs the descendants of Rao Duda, Ruler of Merta (1495-1525 AD), fourth son of Rao Jodha, and grandfather of fabled saint Princess Mira Bai, daughter in law of Rana Sanga of Mewar.
Best Time To Visit Pushkar

The best time to visit Pushkar is between the months of October and March when the winter season knocks on the town. Exploring Pushkar in the summer season might not be a good idea as Pushkar experiences a typical desert-style hot temperature. The mercury can go as high as 45°C with the minimum temperature being about 25°C. Monsoon knocks on the doors of Pushkar in the month of July and continues till September. The town receives average rainfall and the weather conditions turn hot and humid. Though the rush at this time is less and if you do not mind occasional rains, you can visit Pushkar. The winter season of October to March is the best time to visit Pushkar when the pleasant weather makes sightseeing and shopping, conducive activities. The temperatures at this time range between 8 °C to 22 °C. Pushkar is flocked by devotees and tourists at this time.

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