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Pushkar Travel Guide: 201 reviews and 847 photos

Pushkar is a lovely religious town in the middle of the desert. It is a heaven of peace and tranquillity if you are coming from big metropolis as Delhi, Agra or Jaipur.
Pushkar is one of the most visited towns in Rajasthan and holds the largest camel market in the world during the October or November full moon.
Life happens around the lake ghats, sacred temples and main bazaar market stalls.
Accommodation in Puskhar is not a problem as there a hundreds of basic and cheap guesthouses. Some of them offer great views of the lake from their rooftops.
Brahmaji Mandir temple is located at the west of the Puskhar Lake.
The temple has an image of Brahma who according to legend threw a lotus flower to earth and formed 3 lakes where the petals landed.
Best thing to do in Puskhar is to stroll around the lake visiting the numerous temples and ghats and watch the pilgrims worship at the lake shore.
There are also lots of fauna by the lake, the local cows, monkeys and pigeons have an easy life here.

  • Last visit to Pushkar: Dec 2004
  • Intro Written Mar 19, 2005
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  • XenoHumph's Profile Photo
    Feb 7, 2013 at 4:23 PM

    You take really nice pictures! I like the cow series!

  • Donna_in_India's Profile Photo
    Jan 26, 2013 at 4:03 PM

    I really loved out time in Pushkar. Thought the ghats were so much nicer - definitely cleaner - than in Varanasi! Beautiful, colorful photos!

  • Oct 30, 2007 at 6:23 PM

    this is a wonderful page marcos! loved your photos as per usual!

  • RickinDutch's Profile Photo
    Feb 17, 2006 at 6:24 PM

    Ah - the colors!

  • bijo69's Profile Photo
    Sep 29, 2005 at 4:17 AM

    Amazing pics! You're good in capturing the spirit of the place!

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    May 31, 2005 at 3:20 AM

    Marcos, I really was delighted to read your pages on Pushkar. Majestic photographs which visually captures the culture. Marvelous travelogues of lake, cows, langurs, and market. Vivid, vibrant, inventive, and alluring.

  • lua2's Profile Photo
    May 13, 2005 at 3:08 PM

    Great Great photos!!! Amazing!!!! Veo a traves de tus ojos!!! Saludos! Lua...

  • DaDrifter's Profile Photo
    May 6, 2005 at 8:35 PM

    Great page, Marcos ! You have managed to capture the true spirit of Pushkar in your pictures.

  • zumodemango's Profile Photo
    Apr 28, 2005 at 10:20 AM

    que colorido todo!!! me encantan las fotos, el contraste del lago con las casas blancas...es espectacular!

  • butterfly_girl's Profile Photo
    Apr 4, 2005 at 11:57 AM

    Wow...stunning photography! The colors...the sadhus! I love it!


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