Pushkar is one of the most ancient and holy cities in India. It is a must visit place for all those people who want to go out for the religious expedition or want to explore the holy places in Rajasthan. The sacred city is located just 11 km from the city of Ajmer and is a land of 400 temples. The scenic beauty and the great Pushkar Festival is the major attraction of the place.
Here are the best places to visit in Pushkar:
1. Brahma Temple :-
Image - thinkingparticleOne of the ancient temple of Lord Brahma is the only temple all over India dedicated to the deity. The pristine and serene atmosphere of the temple offers mental peace and calmness within you. It is a white marbled building with a four-sided carved idol of Lord Brahma. The temple is decorated with silver coins and silver turtles over the floor of the place.
2. Pushkar Lake :-
Image - wikimediaThe ancient site for heritage is the great Pushkar lake, which is a favorite tourist attraction. The lake is built in the form of a semi-circular manner with beautiful and lovely ghats that are 52 in number. It is believed that on the holy occasion of Karthik Poornima a dip in the holy waters of the lake will impart salvation to the people.
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3. Dargah Sharif :-
Image - wikimediaIf you would like to get the benign blessings of Khwaja Chishti, then you can explore a little more across the Pushkar Ghati adjoining the city of Ajmer. The Dargah Sharif is having a lot of importance in the lives of both the Muslims tourists as well as people from another religious sects. The architecture and lively style of the Dargah bring out the utmost relic of the heritage.
4. Savitri Temple :-
Image - bengivenniOne of the important temple in the city of Pushkar is the Savitri Temple which is made in the name of the wife of Lord Brahma. The temple is located just back of the Lord Brahma temple and offers the picturesque look and scenery of the beautiful Pushkar lake with the sand dunes that are nearby to the place.
5. Varah Temple :-
Image - tourmetKnown for the temple of the third incarnation of Lord Vishnu, the Varah Temple holds a lot of place and importance among local people of the place. As per the Hindu legend, it is believed that Lord Vishnu came down to earth in the form of a varah to kill the evil king Hiranakashyap. The temple is located amongst the holy Pushkar lake and is considered as a reverence for the pilgrims around.