Pushkar, the holy town in Rajasthan is known for it's sacred lake and the only Brahma Temple in the world. Legend has it that this lake was formed where Lord Brahma - the lord of creation - dropped a lotus on the day of the full moon.Pushkar is a small town. It is situated on the edge of the desert and appx.12kms away from Ajmer. Pushkar in Rajasthan is situated along the bank of the picturesque Pushkar Lake which is a important Hindu's pilgrimage place.One of the major attraction of Pushkar is the Pushkar fair,another attraction of Pushkar is cattle fair which is organize every year.Information :
Area : 16.34 sq km.
Summer : Max 37.7° C Min 23.3° C
Winter : Max 15.5° C Min 3.7° C
Language : Rajasthani, Hindi and English.
Population : 11,506.
Jaipur : 145kilometers.
Delhi : 403 kilometers
Udaipur : 289 kilometers
Mumbai : 285 kilometers
Agra : 377 kilometers
Jodhpur : 214 kilometers.
Pushkar had named on the name of the important persons or any such rememberable events on the earth.Pushkar was also named from any of such event. Once Brahma was worried over the matter of having a place in his name on the earth so he also had a desire to have a place in his name in the earth. Brahma threw a lotus flower upon the earth. The flower fell at three places and the holy water sprang out from all these three places. Then Brahma gave the name to these places Pushkar.Pushkar is just 11kms. away from Ajmer and is called the sister of the Ajmer.Pushkar has become famous in the world.The Hindus people has their full believe in Pushkar they thought that at least once we have to visit Pushkar in the life.Tourists Attraction :
By Air : The nearest airport is Jaipur from where one can take flights for major cities.
By Rail : From Pushkar Ajmer is the nearest railway station from where trains are easily available for the major cities of India.
By Road : Pushkar is connected to Ajmer by road which is appx. 15 km away.