11 km north-west of Ajmer, in the state of Rajasthan, in the desert strip lies a small quiet town called Pushkar, along the shore of picturesque Pushkar Lake. Get to know us!
One of the most sacred and ancient cities of India, Pushkar is the favorite destination for thousands of tourists and devotees. Pushkar boasts of having over 400 temples, palaces and ghats that reveal a completely different picture of the city.
The most important point of the pilgrimage for the Hindus, Pushkar the home of the only temple of Lord Brahma in the country, as well as in the world. Lord Brahma is known as the creator of the world, according to Hindu mythology.
The settlement along the tranquil lake of Pushkar is of great mythological importance. According to Hindu mythology, lotus petals fell from the hands of Lord Brahma to the ground in three places, from where the water immediately sprung, and which led to the creation of three lakes; The Pushkar Lake, the Madya Pushkar and the Pushish Kanishta. Pushkar is one of those places where Lord Brahma performed “Yagna”.
Pushkar is located at a height of 510 meters, surrounded by mounds on three sides. The ‘Nag Pahar’, or Snake Mountain, create a natural border between Ajmer and Pushkar.
The Pushkar camel festival is the best time to witness the kaleidoscopic image of this part of Rajasthan. The mutiny of colors and vivacity are made evident by dancers, camps and imposing camels.
Thousands of Hindus from all over the world come to Pushkar to take a dip in the sacred waters of Pushkar Lake. All in all, Pushkar radiates an atmosphere of peace and spirituality that casts a lure to visit it again and again.
Visit Pushkar and take a look at the undisclosed part of this village that engenders tranquility through a timeless architectural legacy. And that is India, it is the destiny that has it all.