Ajmer houses the bordering bus station, which is only 11 kilometers (6.8 miles) from Pushkar. It has two bus stands: the Marwar bus stand is located to the north of the city, through the post office, and has buses from a few lengthy distance places as well as Delhi, Jodhpur and Bikaner. The second, Ajmer bus stand is situated east of Pushkar city and offers bus services to Ajmer and Jaipur. Rajasthan Roadways run very comfy deluxe buses from Jaipur each 15 minutes, a few nonstop. The roads are extremely good, and it takes about 3 hours from Jaipur.
You can now as simply hire a private car and force down to Pushkar. National Highway 8 leads directly from Jaipur to Ajmer, where you can turn off and take NH89. The form of the highway is good and the traffic fast. Taxis are also to be had for hire.
Ajmer is the adjoining railway station, which is on the Broad Gauge and therefore linked to all the metro cities of India. There are daily trains from Delhi in the morning (Shatabdhi Express) and nonstop trains from Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Chennai and Bangalore too. The station is also well-linked with main destinations in Rajasthan.
There are no straight flights to Pushkar. The nearby airport is situated in Jaipur, which is 131 kilometers (81.3 miles) away. Jaipur is well linked to all the main cities for example Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Jodhpur, and Udaipur. Only just, international flights to have been permitted at Jaipur airport. Tourists can wait for easier connectivity as the connectivity of international destinations is set to get better.
In the holy city of Pushkar, Rajasthan, is located the world-renowned Brahma Temple – the only temple in the world dedicated to Lord Brahma. The temple holds a place of immense significance to devotees and tourists alike and they come here to experience a sense of piety and spirituality. Although the town has over 500 temples, this 14thPushkar temple stands above all in terms of popularity and number of visits by tourists.
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The sacred and tranquil Pushkar Lake is located in the town of Pushkar in Ajmer district of Rajasthan. Considered the king of water-body pilgrimage sites, a holy dip here is revered as per Hindu scriptures particularly on KartikPurnima. Devotees visiting here are aware of the vast religious significance attached to the act of bathing in the ghat of the lake and doing a parikrama (circumambulation) of the three lakes there.
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Pushkar in Rajasthan is a place of deep religious significance to Hindus. It has over 400 temples and one of them is the Savitri Temple. The temple is dedicdated to the estranged wife of Lord Brahma and attracts devotees and tourists alike. Built in 1687, the temple is located on the top of the Ratnagiri Hill just behind the Brahma Temple. To reach the temple, devotees have to climb a long series of steps.
While climbing to the shrine of Savitri...
The holy city of Pushkar, in the Ajmer district of Rajasthan, is among the most popular attractions in the state for its religious and cultural charms. Located on the shore of the sacred Pushkar Lake, the city is among five sacred dhams for Hindus and is also the place with only Lord Brahma Temple in India. Its annual cattle and camel fair draws tourists from all parts of the globe.
The city is host to a big religious fair and one of them is the...