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Pushkar, one of the oldest cities of India, is one of the five sacred dhams for devout Hindus and is famous for the only place to have a dedicated temple Lord Brahma. Every November, Pushkar is host to the Pushkar Mela, one of the biggest camel fairs in the country. Lined with cafes, cheap boutiques and craft stalls, Pushkar has slowly evolved from a religious destination to a multi-cultural hotspot with travellers from all over the world.
Surrounded by hills on all sides, Pushkar is located only 150 km from Jaipur in Rajasthan and has relatively cooler weather during the monsoon and winter season. Centred around a small lake of the same name, Pushkar is home to more than hundreds of temples with devotees coming from all over India. With temples surrounding the lake, the ghats (steps near the lake) are flooded with devotees, closing eyes in the serenity of chants coming from temples around.
Pushkar Mela, The Annual Cattle Fair is a multi-day festival witnessing hundreds of thousands of visitors. The fair peaks in the last five days of the month of Kartik (October/November) and is a celebration not to miss. The colourful gathering involves camels and traders in their colourful attire, local music and dances from different parts of Rajasthan, food stalls and games and rides for children.
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- Pushkar is infamous for its scams. Best to stay conservatively dressed. Be careful not to get duped by people who claim to be priests.
Pushkar famous for the Bharma temple the only one in the whole world. You would find hippies in pushkar. A small desert. Try camel safari if you visit because that's the main attraction One can also visit Ajmer Dargha sharif
Pushkar is a good placegood to enjoy short Holidays This is.the.place where holy is so good i enjoy holy very nicely last time?
Scenic location at the base of the Aravali hills. Well developed tourist facilities.
Summers are very hot and uncomfortable. No direct flights to Pushkar
Perfect for travelers who want to experience authentic, rural Indian life and culture, specially if you visit during the cattle fair. Also a great and important destination for religious devouts.