Located about 11 km northwest of Ajmer, Pushkar is considered to be a sacred town for the Hindus. This place is a blend of Hindu religion and culture, rustic Rajasthan and scenic locales. One of the most ancient cities in India, this tourist destination is one of the five sacred Dhams or revered pilgrimage centres and is often referred to “tirth-raj”, which means the King of pilgrimages. Today, it counts among the most popular destination and attracts tourists from every hook and corner of the world. The tranquil and spiritual ambience of Pushkar, the winding lanes, the colorful fairs and festivals make a tourist fall in love with the place.
Dedicated to Lord Brahma, it is one of the main sites of Pushkar Pilgrimage. The legends associated with the temple of Lord Brahma, its uniqueness, its significance as a holy place, add to the beautiful settings of the temple.
Dedicated to the incarnation of Lord Vishnu, it Lord Brahma is known as the creator of everything and therefore holds a position of importance among the Hindu deities. Lord Vishnu is the preserver according to the Hindu mythology. The pilgrims flocking to Pushkar hold the Varah Temple in reverence.
Pushkar Lake is one of the major tourist attractions and features on the itinerary of each and every visitor. The Pushkar Lake is considered to be holy by most Hindus and a dip in the lake is held to be very auspicious. Besides that, its religious significance, the location of the Pushkar Lake in the middle of hills makes it very picturesque. These hills are famous for the location of Saint Agasthya's cave where this great saint is supposed to have meditated.
Savitri Temple, located at Pushkar, enshrines the deity Savitri. Goddess Savitri is wife of Lord Brahma. The temple of Goddess Savitri in Pushkar is built on the top of a hill. A flight of stairs brings one to the door-steps of the temple
Mahadeva Temple in Pushkar is dedicated to Lord Mahadeva. The god is one of the Hindu Trinity that represents Creation, Sustenance and Destruction.
To visit this place you can go for any transport facility. The nearest airport is located in Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan. On other hand, reaching Pushkar by train is easy and efficient, as it is well connected to most other important cities in India. Moreover, this city has road links with major cities of Rajasthan.