Pushkar itself means Blue Lotus, has an interesting mythological significance, as Lord Brahma found Pushkar ideal for performing his Mahayagna, as he enchants mantra on a lotus flower to kill demon and to protect the place as well, while conducting the ritual few petals of lotus on three sites in Pushkar and latterly they were called as Jyaistha, Madhya and Kanishtha Pushkar. Numerous holy tales like this make this place more spiritual. No wonder this place comes under the sacred dhams for Hindu pilgrims!
Sightseeing in Pushkar
The whole region of Pushkar is filled with impressive spiritual sites, the air of Pushkar is so pure that one easily can find sanity and peace within. A city-based centuries ago, is an abode of opulent Rajasthani and Mughal architecture , with various pilgrim sights to explore by travelers some of them are Savitri Temple, Ranganath Venugopal Temple, Varaha Temple, Pap Mochani Temple, for those who are avid travelers, and history buffs, a city earlier known as Medantak, happens to be reckoned as gem, this 400 years old city is the birthplace of Meerabai (devotee of Lord Krishna), has a Dadhimati Temple and Charbhuja Temple, where one can witness the spirituality and devotion in its vicinity.
- Rose Garden
- Sarafa Bazaar
- Pushkar lake
Best Time to Visit
Ideal time to visit Pushkar the months of October to March when the winter season welcomes the town and pleasant weather makes sightseeing and shopping easy for travellers.
The nearest airport is Sanganer Airport, which is Located at a distance of 146 km from Pushkar and is well-connected to the major cities of India including Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Udaipur. One has to hire a cab or a taxi to reach the destination.