Tourist Attractions Pushkar

Known as the 'Land of Brahma', Pushkar is a popular tourist places and a beloved religious destination in Rajasthan. Being a holy town, Pushkar is dotted with numerous temples, shrines, and ghats that truly make this place the most blessed. From enchanting stories about the creation of its tourist places to unique temples unlike any other in the world, visiting Pushkar is a pious experience, one that is truly blessed for the soul.

About Best Places to Visit in Pushkar

Both for its religiously significant epitomes and for its royal past, Pushkar is among the best places to visit in Rajasthan. A holy town, Pushkar is endowed with numerous Hindu temples, shrines and places of religious importance that see visits by devotees from across the country. Relics of its ancient glories - the famous Brahma Temple, the Savitri Temple, the Rangji Temple, the Varaha Temple with other temples along, are considered among Pushkar's popular tourist attractions.

On your visit to Pushkar, one of the best things to do would be to sanctify yourself by taking a holy dip in the Pushkar Lake or feel enchanted at the Varaha Ghat during the evening for a mesmerizing aarti. The Pushkar Lake, one of the most blessed places to be in the town, is dotted with as many as 52 ghats, with the popular ones being the Varaha Ghat, Dadhich Ghat, Saptarishi Ghat, Gwalior Ghat, Kota Ghat, Gau Ghat, Yag Ghat, Jaipur Ghat, Karni Ghat, and the Gangaur Ghat. The lake forms a popular place of interest for the devotees all year round, but even more so during the occasion of Pushkar Fair and Kartik Poornima.

Pushkar Lake

Pushkar Lake

The ancient and holiest lake of India lies in Pushkar City known as Pushkar Lake as the water body is surrounded by 52 ghats and around 500 temples. A large number of Hindu pilgrims visit the city which is often called ‘Tirtha-Raj’ or the king of pilgrimage. Many legendary tales are associated with the holy lake of Pushkar.

Brahma Temple, Pushkar

Brahma Temple

The Jagatpati Brahma Temple in the city of Pushkar is dedicated to Lord Brahma and the structure is made of stone stabs and marbles. The temple is believed to be around 2000 years old. Visiting the temple during the festival of Kartik Poornima will bless the minds and souls of the devotees.

Varaha Temple, Pushkar

Varaha Temple

The Varaha Temple of Pushkar was restored in the 18th century by Raja Sawai Man Singh II. The temple is dedicated to Lord Varaha, one of Lord Vishnu’s avatars and it is an ancient Vaishnava temple well known for its intricate architecture. The temple is mentioned in the holy books of Hindus such as Vishnu Purana and Dashavatar Katha.

Gurudwara Singh Sabha, Pushkar

Gurudwara Singh Sabha

Quite a popular Gurudwara among the Sikhs as it is believed that the place was visited by the two most prominent Sikh Gurus of Sikhism who is Guru Govind Singh and Guru Nanak Dev during their journey to the Rajputana states in 1706. The Gurudwara is also known as the Guru Nanak Dharamshala and the place where he stayed is called Govindghat.

Rangji Temple, Pushkar

Rangji Temple

The popular temple of Pushkar dedicated to Lord Ranga, the incarnation of Lord Vishnu is the Rangji Temple whose architecture is a perfect combination of Rajput and Mughal craftsmanship. The temple lies close to the Pushkar Lake and devotees travel from far off places to offer their prayers and seek blessings from the gods.

Man Mahal, Pushkar

Man Mahal

Widely recognised around the city as the Mam Mahal is believed to be the biggest royal home built in the entire city of Pushkar. The royal house was built to serve the Raja Man Singh I during his visit in the city but the palace is now a heritage hotel for guests located close to Sarovar Lake.

Atmateshwar Temple, Pushkar

Atmateshwar Temple

Being dedicated to Lord Shiva, the temple is also known as the Atmateshwar Mahadev Temple where Hindu worshippers visit from different parts of the nation. The construction of the temple started around the 12th century AD and is quite famous among devotees for its alluring architecture which follows the Hemadpanti style.

Aptaeshwar Temple, Pushkar

Aptaeshwar Temple

Known for its eye-soothing Shivlinga which is surrounded by copper snakes, the Aptaeshwar Mahadev Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The underground shrine came into existence in the 10th century AD and devotees believe that the temple has been sinking deeper inside the ground over the years. The five-faced Shiva Lingam represents five elements Prithvi, Varun, Vayu, Agni and Akash.