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Pushkar
Pushkar is the famous pilgrimage site and considered as sacred city of Hindus. It belongs to Rajasthan state and around 10 km from Ajmer. The holy Lake in Pushkar is famous among devotees. There are many associated folk stories with this Lake. It is believed to be formed by the lotus petal which felt down after Brahma destroyed asura by lotus flower. Ablution in this Lake is considered much sacred.  It has rich history. Some legends claim that the Puashkar Lake shores were hosting 52 palaces of various kings and 500 temples. The entire Desert is bustling with fairs, festivals, safaris and pilgrimages. It is also a wonderful place for shopping. Consumption of alcohol and meat are prohibited within 5 km of Pushkar Lake.

Places to visit

Pushkar Lake
The holy Lake in Pushkar is famous among devotees. Ablution in this Lake is considered much sacred.  It has rich history. Some legends claim that the Puashkar Lake shores were hosting 52 palaces of various kings and 500 temples.

Brahma’s Temple
It is one of the very few Brahma temple and was built in 1809 and one can find a four-faced Brahma idol here. The entire shrine was so beautifully constructed.

Other Places
Varaha, Merta, Aptaeshwar temple, Pushkar Cattle fair and Rangji temple are other well-known places.

Activities to do
Camel Safari and Paragliding are most loved tourist activities performed in Pushkar.

How to reach Pushkar Lake

By Air
Jaipur airport is around 130 km from Pushkar is the nearest airport.

By Train
Ajmer railway station is the nearest railhead.

By Road
There are good numbers of buses available to reach Pushkar from all major cities of Rajasthan.

Weather
In summer 25-45 C and in winter 8-22 C and best visited from October to March.



16.2 °C
overcast clouds
Humidity: 36%
Wind : 1.67 mt/sec towards E

Forecast for Next 3 days

07-12-2019                    
overcast clouds, broken clouds
23.1 °C |13.9 °C
08-12-2019                    
broken clouds, clear sky
23.8 °C |12.6 °C
09-12-2019                    
clear sky
23.8 °C |12.0 °C
10-12-2019                    
scattered clouds, broken clouds, clear sky
24.3 °C |13.3 °C
11-12-2019                    
clear sky
24.6 °C |12.2 °C

Best Time To Visit : OCT NOV DEC JAN FEB MAR
   
 
Near By major Cities
Jaipur  150 KM near     
Delhi  397 KM near     
Gandhinagar  459 KM near     
Near By Air Ports
Sanganeer Airport   144 KM near     
Jodhpur Airport   170 KM near     
Dabok Airport   244 KM near     
Surat Gujarat Airport   357 KM near     
Near By Local Cities
Ajmer  10 KM near     
Bhilwara  142 KM near     
Pali  163 KM near     
Jodhpur  173 KM near     
Near By Districts
Ajmer   10 KM near     
Nagaur   127 KM near     
Bhilwara   142 KM near     
Tonk   144 KM near     
Near By RailWay Station
Pushkar Terminus Rail Way Station   2.5 KM near     
Budha Pushkar Halt Rail Way Station   5.1 KM near     
Ajmer Junction Rail Way Station   9 KM near     
Nasirabad Rail Way Station   29 KM near     
 
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