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Pushkar
While vacationing in Ajmer visit Pushkar which is just 12km from Ajmer . For any Hindu, Pushkar is a very important pilgrim center. According to the legend, Pushkar means a pond created by flower. It was formed when Brahma dropped a lotus flower on the earth to determine a place for his “yagna”, a holy sacrifice.

Climate

Summers: Max: 45 degrees C; Min: 25 degrees C
Winters: Max: 22 degrees C; Min: 8 degrees C

How to reach

Air: The nearest airport is Jaipur , which is 135kms away.
Train: Pushkar is on the Delhi- Jaipur -Marwar-Ahmedabad-Mumbai line and most trains stop at Ajmer . Ajmer is the base point to reach Pushkar.
Road: It is connected with bus from all places like Jaipur , Agra, Aligarh, and Abu road, Bikaner , Bharatpur, Barmer, Haridwar, Chittorgarh, Jodhpur , Jaisalmer and Nagaur.

Place To See

Brahma Temple
This temple was built in 14th century and is the only temple dedicated to Lord Brahma. A silver turtle sits on the floor facing the sanctorum or the "Garbha Griha". The marble floor around the turtle contains hundreds of silver coins, with the donor's name engraved on them.It lies beyond the Nagaparvat and Anasagar Lake in Pushkar. The only Brahma temple in India, it is a very popular pilgrimage of Hindus. The legend has it that Lord Brahma performed a Yagna here, along with all the Gods and Goddesses. It is believed that a lotus fell from the hands of Lord Brahma and Sarovar Lake appeared immediately after.

PushkarCamel Fair
Pushkar is known for its Pushkar Camel Fair, it is one of the largest in India and the only one of its kind in the entire world. During this fair, lakhs of people flock to Pushkar, along with camels and cattle for trading of live stock, horse dealing, pilgrimage and a religious festival. Pushkar is a small town, but during the fair, this small town becomes the cultural phenomenon with colourfully dressed devotees, musicians, acrobats, folk dancers, traders, comedians, sadhus and tourists reaching here during the fair.

It takes place in the month of Kartika (November), beginning on Ashtmi, the 8th day of Lunar calendar and continues till full moon or Poornima. During the first half of the festival period, the camel and cattle trading reaches its peak. Devotees also take holy dips in the holy "Sarovar" lake, as the sacred water is known to bestow salvation.