5 Perfect Places to Visit in Pushkar
Pushkar is a religious town and this city is basically a narrow and a small sized town, basically Pushkar is famous for having a temple that is devoted to Lord Brahma and there are more than 50 ghats where the religious ceremony take place. The best thing about Pushkar is the huge number of foreigners to visit in this city every year.
Here we mentioned the most famous places of Pushkar are:
- Brahma Temple
Brahma temple is a Hindu temple and it is situated in the Indian state of Rajasthan. This temple is made of marble and stone slabs. This temple is dedicated to Lord Brahma. This temple is highly tourist attraction and this temple was built in 14th century. It is one the most famous religious destination of Pushkar. Mostly tourist like to visit in this temple in kartik poornima.
There are three ‘Aartis’ held in this temple: Sandhya Aarti in the evening about 40 minutes after sunset, Shayan Aarti about 5 hours past sunset and Mangala Aarti in the morning about 2 hours before sunrise. The best time to visit in this temple between the month of October to November and the timings of this temple from 6.00 AM to 9.00 PM.
If you are planning to visit to Pushkar, choose the Palace on Wheels Rajasthan which gives royalty onboard the train.
- Pushkar Lake
Pushkar Lake is considered as sacred lake Hindu scriptures. This lake is one of the most prominent spots of pilgrimage as well as the site of the world famous Pushkar Fair. It is one the major tourist destinations in India. The main thing about this lake is that, this lake has 52 bathing ghats and 500 temples which attracts both the tourists Indian and Foreign. Pushkar is one of the oldest city in India, which is located northwest of Ajmer. Pushkar Lake is one of most crowded destination of Rajasthan and the best time to visit at this lake in the month of October and November and the major attractions are Animal Trading, Horse and camel races, Cultural programs, Hot air ballooning and many more.
- Pushkar Bazaar
Pushkar bazaar is one of the most popular market of Pushkar. This Bazaar is known for its collection of wide variety of Items and product. This is a perfect place for shopping lovers. Pushkar Bazaar is one the most prominent market of Pushkar. In this market, there are different variety of products are available like Pots, Vases, God Statues, Leather Goods, Bangles and many more items. These items are perfectly reflect the rich culture and tradition of Rajasthan.
- Savitri Temple
Savitri temple is one of the most famous Hindu temple and it is situated at Indian State of Rajasthan. This temple is dedicated to Goddess Savitri. This temple is related to Lord Brahma but people visit both the temples. This temple is located at top of the hill. Some visitors trek to the temple gates or take a ride in the cable cars which take passengers to the temple, this rope ride is really full of fun from where you can enjoy the awesome view Pushkar but many visitors prefer to climb 200 stairs. This temple is open on all days of week and the timings from 5. 00 AM to 12. 00 PM and the 4.00 PM to 9.00 PM.
- Varaha Temple
Varaha Temple is also a Hindu Temple which is devoted to Lord Varaha and it is one of the oldest temple of Rajasthan. This temple is considered to be most ancient temple of city and this temple is 1.5 Km away from Brahma temple. Aurangzeb destroyed this temple due to upset behavior but later Raja Sawai Singh reconstruct the temple. Everyday thousands of tourists visit in this temple. This temple is open on all days of week and the timings from 5.00 AM to 1.30 PM and there is no entry fees.
You must checkout the Palace on Wheels train cost for the lean and peak season.