About Pushkar / Ajmer
One of the ancient towns situated in the eastern part of Rajasthan is Pushkar. It is the town that is situated very close to Ajmert hat is just around eleven kilometers far. Nag Prabhat referred to as snake hill is the one that separates Puskar from Ajmer.
Monuments / Historical Places / Sightseeing in Pushkar / Ajmer
There are five dhams of Hindu which comprises of Badrinath, Dwarka, Rameshwar, Puri as well as Puskar. According to the historical books of Hindu it reflects that at the time of the fight Lord Bhrama killed demon Vajra Nabh with a lotus. And at the time of this one petal fell at Pushkar and it became a holy place. It gave rise to a lake. Therefore in creation of this place Lord Bhrama played an important role but then the Lord is not worshipped here. The main reason behind this is that Savitri wife of Lord Bhrama had cursed him that he will not be worshipped anywhere.
Pushakar, being a holy place has various attratcionsas well as places that cannot be missed upon.Being a dham of Hindus it is quoite obvious that there might be various stunning temples. There is one temple which is dedicated to Lord Brahma which is well known. Ranji temples is also must visit temple here. The best time to visit this temples would be in the morning as you can get the chance of great views as well as you will be able to hear great jingles of prayers at this temples. The morning environment at Pushkar is completely holy.
Apart from temples there are Ghats which comprises of attractions at Pushkar. There are various ghats at the lakes wherein people prefer bathing as the water of these lakes are considered as holy. In case you want to take bath in these lakes you need to abide with some of the rules like removing shoes while going into water, no smoking, etc.
One of the bets attractions of Pushkar is The Pushkar Fair which is held on the full moon day of Kartik Purnima. It mianly takes place in the months of October-November. There are many colorful shops which will offer many things as well as various delicacies. There are many dances held. A very good part of this fair is camel trading. There are also puppet shows held which attract tourists a lot.