About Pushkar

The Pushkar City

11 km north-west from Ajmer, in the state of Rajasthan, on the desert fringe lies a tiny tranquil town called Pushkar, along the bank of the picturesque Pushkar Lake. One of the holiest and oldest cities of India, Pushkar is a favored destination for thousands of tourists and devotees. As per legends, Pushkar boasts of over 400 temples, ghats and palaces revealing an entirely different picture of the city.

Temples in Pushkar

One of the holiest sites in India, Pushkar is a laid back town surrounded by hills on three sides on the desert border. Also known as the ‘city of temples’, Pushkar is one of the oldest Indian cities housing over 400 ancient temples. A tour to Rajasthan cannot be completed without visiting the famed and legendary temples, especially those of Pushkar.

How to Reach Pushkar

Pushkar, a sleepy hamlet in Rajasthan, is one of the most important pilgrimage destinations in India. Considered to be one of the five sacred dhams of Hindus, Pushkar lies in the Ajmer district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Situated on the shores of Pushkar Lake, this tranquil and drowsy town is home to the only Brahma temple in India.

Excursions from Pushkar

Famous for its fort, a visit to Kuchaman takes you to the magic of a bygone era. You can view the life of Meera Bai in miniature paintings in the Meera Mahal. In the Lok Dev Temple appreciate the beautiful paintings of Lok Devatas such as Sant Tejaji, Sant Gogaji, Sant Pabu Rathore, Baba Ram Dev, Sant Kesaria Kanwarji, Sant Jamboji, Sant Ravi Das, Sant Kabir, Guru Nanak and Khawaja Moinu-din-chisti.