Pushkar is one of the prominent Hindu pilgrimage sites. Besides being religiously significant, the holy town showcases fine glimpses of the royal past. This city is located on the shore of the sacred Pushkar Lake. It is also a holy place for Sikhs as it has Gurudwaras dedicated to their Sikh Gurus, Guru Nanak Dev Ji and Guru Gobind Singh Ji. The city boasts of one of the very rare temples of Lord Brahma. The most famous tourist places in Pushkar include the Jagat Pita Brahma Temple, Pushkar Lake, the Savitri Temple, the Rangji Temple, and the Varaha Temple. These are the relics of the ancient glory of the city. Built-in the 14th-century, the Jagat Pita Brahma Temple is highly revered.
Other famousPushkar tourist spot is the Man Mahal. Presenting a visual retreat, the Man Mahal is the largest palace and hotel in the town. Situated on the east of the Sarovar, the palace is a must-visit. Staying there for a day or a two is also one of the best things to do in Pushkar. Merta, Naga Pahar and Rose Garden also lure tourists from far and near.
Camel Fair is another center of attraction in the town. The annual festival takes place on the bank of the sacred Pushkar Lake. This five-day carnival involves a lot of activities and it has become the major tourist attraction of Pushkar among domestic as well as foreign tourists. It is the largest cattle fair in the country. Camels, cattle, and horses are brought here from distant places for trading. During the fiesta, you can enjoy the camel and horse race, camel safari, cultural performances, animal trading, and hot air ballooning. The folk music, magic shows, traditional sports, and entertaining competitions can also be enjoyed here. This carnival offers the best opportunity to witness rural India in its most pure form where one can interact with locals.
Pushkar sightseeing placesinclude Sarafa Bazaar, Sadar Bazar, Kedalganj Bazaar, and Baza Bazaar from where you can buy Rajasthani handicrafts, handmade jewelry, traditional paintings, apparels, and other traditional items.