Pushkar : The City of the Blue Lotus
This settlement beside the Pushkar Lake has a strong charm which was powerful enough to have mesmerized even Kalidas, the great Indian poet who mentioned it in his classic, Abhigyan Shakuntalam. Pushkar is home to 52 bathing ghats and more than 400 temples whose milky blue colors can be a stunning sight. The sound of the temples enjoined in regular pujas is a soundtrack of enchantment as the music of the chants, drums, gongs and songs mix together in a heavenly harmony of the purest nature.
How to Get There
Jaipur, is the nearest airport connecting Pushkar to the rest of India and abroad. Located at a distance of 145 km from Pushkar.
Nearest Railway Station is Ajmer, situated at a distance of 11 km from Pushkar
Pushkar is well connected to the major roadways and national highways of Rajasthan and India. Pushkar is home to two bus stands. The Marwar bus stand and Ajmer bus stand.
The Pushkar Fair
The story of the creation of the Brahma Temple is closely associated with the Savitri Temple as well. The marble construction and architecture of the temple is similar to the Brahma Temple. Pilgrims to the Brahma Temple also visit this temple located at the top of a hill. The location also provides an excellent vantage point for taking in the holy beauty of Pushkar.