7 Best Places to visit in Pushkar

7 Best Places to visit in Pushkar
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Pushkar is located in the state of Rajasthan in India. It is famous for the Pushkar Lake and Brahma Temple or Jagatpita Brahma Mandir which is believed to be only Brahma temple in the world. Pushkar is famous for its Pushkar fair which drives huge tourists from all over the globe. There are other tourist attractions such as Man Mahal, Pushkar Camel Fair, Pushkar Camel Safari Tour, Savitri temple, Varha temple. Pushkar is sacred pilgrimage spot among Hindus.

 

Tourist Places to visit in Pushkar: –

Pushkar Lake

Tourist Places to visit in Pushkar - Pushkar Lake

Pushkar Lake

It’s one of the most spiritual places for Hindus. It is believed that this lake was formed as a result of a lotus falling off from Lord Brahma’s hand. A holy dip in the Pushkar lake is considered to be sacred for Hindus as it is believed to wash away all their sins. The Pushkar Lake is believed to be the holiest lake for Hindus and a dip into the lake is considered equal to visit of 100 pilgrimage spots. For others and including the religious people, this place is a beauty in itself. Surrounded by 400 temples and 52 palaces, the lake still looks serene and calm. The place is unique and the sunrise and sunset are beautiful to watch from here. Pushkar lake drives tourists from all over the world during Pushkar fair (Pushkar Mela). It is among top tourist places to visit in Pushkar.

Man Mahal

Tourist places to visit in Pushkar - Man Mahal

Man Mahal

It is a magnificent palace that was constructed by Raja Man Singh of Amber and now is in control of Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation. The palace is now used for stay of tourists.  It is situated on the eastern side of Sarovar. The palace flaunts the uniqueness of Rajasthani style of architecture.

 

 

 

 

 Brahma temple or Jagatpita Brahma Mandir

Tourist Places to visit in Pushkar - Brahma temple

Brahma Temple

The Brahma temple or the Jagatpita Brahma Mandir in Pushkar is known to be one of the very few temples of Hindu Lord Brahma. It is close to the Pushkar lake to which it also has an indelible link. In spite of the importance attached to Lord Brahma (as Brahma is considered god of creation), there are only three temples for him all over the world and only one in India. Pushkar gains additional importance as Brahma Temple is seen here. The temple and its surroundings are unique. It is among top tourist places to visit in Pushkar.

 

 

Pushkar Camel Safari Tour

Tourist places to visit in Pushkar - Pushkar Camel Safari

Camel Safari

Pushkar Camel safari tour takes you to many villages through the desert and by sunset, you will find yourself on the sand dunes. You can opt for the sight of sunrise as well. It offers you the chance to meet villagers who are busy with their routines but happy to see you.

 

 

 

 

 Varaha temple

Tourist places to visit in Pushkar - Varaha Temple

Varaha Temple

Varaha temple was supoosedly built in the 12th century by king Anaji Chauhan. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu’s varaha Incarnation (incarnation of lord Vishnu in form of wild boar). It’s one of the oldest temple of Lord Vishnu.

 

 

 

 

Savitri Temple

Tourist places to visit in Pushkar - Savitri Temple

Savitri Temple

Savitri temple, which enshrines wife of Lord Brahma named Savitri, is built on top of a hill in Pushkar. The temple can be reached through stairs. It is also a point to catch the top view of the beautiful Pushkar lake and its surroundings.

 

 

 

 

Pushkar Camel Fair

Tourist places to visit in Pushkar - Pushkar Camel Fair

Pushkar Camel fair

It is one of the world’s largest camel fairs and attracts tourists from all over the world. Pushkar camel fair is one of the major attractions of Rajasthan. Pushkar ka Mela is an annual five-day camel and livestock fair held in the town of Pushkar.

 

 

 

 

 

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