PUSHKAR TOURIST ATTRACTIONS
Pushkar Lake It gains importance among spiritual travelers who aim to have a holy dip in the lake, which is considered a holy place and the King of ‘Tirthas’. It is believed that having a holy dip here is equivalent to doing meditation and prayer for a hundred years. Hence, this is most frequented by people who follow a particular faith. For others and including the religious people, this place is a beauty in itself. Surrounded by 400 temples and 52 palaces, the lake still looks serene and calm. The place is unique and the sunrise and sunset are beautiful to watch from here. Brahma Temple Those who follow Hinduism believe that Lord Brahma is the Creator and worship him. In spite of the importance attached to Lord Brahma, there are only three temples for him all over the world and only one in India. Pushkar gains additional importance as Brahma Temple is seen here. The temple and its surroundings are unique. The temple structure is built of marble and it is beautiful. Though Pushkar has many temples, Brahma Temple stands apart for its magnificence. Savitri Temple Perched on Ratnagiri hill behind Brahma temple, Savitri temple is one of the most visited temples in the city. It is a part of an interesting legend and is one of the few temples dedicated to Goddess Savitri, the first wife of Lord Brahma. A half an hour trek would lead you to this beautiful temple and would also provide some breathtaking views of the city. Apteshwar Temple Apteshwar Temple was famously built by Lord Brahma himself to appease Lord Shiva. It is built right next to Brahma temple inside a cave and can be easily visited enroute to Brahma temple. This temple too is a part of an interesting folklore and therefore an important pilgrimage site for the devotees of Lord Shiva.