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Pushkar City in Ajmer District

Pushkar City in Ajmer District

Location – Pushkar, Ajmer, Raj.
Nickname – Tirthraj Pushkar

Something About Pushkar City

Pushkar City in Monsoon Season, Ajmer, Rajasthan
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Pushkar city is in the Ajmer district of Rajasthan. It is located 20 away from Ajmer city and 159 km away from Jaipur the State Capital of Rajasthan. The word Pushkar means Blue Lotus in Sanskrit. It is a small city with lots of places to explore. The whole city is covered by Aravalli hills, it looks more beautiful in the rainy season.

The city has so many temples but few are destroyed by Muslim Rulers in the 18th century. It is famous for the holiest Pushkar lake, Pushkar Camel Fair, Lord Brahma Temple, and many more things.

Best Places to Explore in Pushkar City of Ajmer

Pushkar Lake

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Lake has covered a total area of 22 sq.km. and it was first mentioned in the early 4th century now it has 52 bathing ghats. Pushkar lake is located in the middle of the Pushkar city.

Pushkar Camel Fair

Camel Fair is held every year for 9 days. More than 200,000 explorers came here every year from every country. This festival is a beautiful showcase of Camels in Rajasthan.

Gurudwara Sahib

Pushkar Gurudwara Sahib is dedicating to Guru Nanak Ji & Guru Gobind Singh Ji. It has a Guru Nanak Dharamshala, where you can stay for free and food is also available at no cost. Gurudwara is located 500 meters away from Pushkar lake.

Lord Brahma Ji Temple

Hindu God temple was built in the 14th century and dedicates to Lord Brahma the creator of Earth. It was destroyed by Muslim King Aurangzeb in the 16th Century. Temple is located 350 meters away from the Pushkar lake.

How to Reach Pushkar City in Ajmer

By Airway

Kishangarh Airport is the nearest airport to reach Pushkar & Ajmer. The airport is located 47 km away from the Pushkar. Another option is Jaipur International Airport and it is 152 km away from the city Pushkar.

By Railway

Pushkar Terminus is the nearest railway station to reach Pushkar and it is 2 km away from the city lake. Another option is Ajmer Junction and it is only 14 km away from the Pushkar city.

By Roadway

Pushkar is placed on National Highway 58. Bus & Taxi services are always available from every major city & town of Rajasthan.

Distance Between Major Cities & Pushkar City

Major Cities

Distance in Km

Ajmer

15 Km

Jaipur

150 Km

Jodhpur

185 Km

Alwar

295 Km

Kota

224 Km

Bikaner

255 Km

Karauli

296 Km

 

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