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Pushkar Lake

Ajmer District, Pushkar, India
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Ranked #2 of 9 attractions in Pushkar
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Walk around the lake and take advantage of Sunset Cafe for evening ambience-map available from the tourist office on the east end of the main street.

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New Delhi
16 reviews 16 reviews
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

It used to be a beautiful lake, but its getting crowded and dirtier now. By itself the lake is still pretty nice, with its beautiful backdrops and tiny presence, but the deadly trinity of 1. Lack of Cleanliness, 2. Over Crowding and 3. Relentless Sales Pitching by all locals seems to be effecting people's experience in a bad, bad way.... More

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Dehradun, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Its an mythological lake center of pushkar. Maintained. Less crowded ghats are awesome surrounded by temples. Bell chimes and chants can be from all around.

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Dartmoor National Park, United Kingdom
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271 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Iconic lake in the centre of Pushkar, a walk along the ghats is a must do in Pushkar. There are some good photo opportunities particularly at sunset. Watch out for the priests harassing you though on the ghats. In the evening you may see a religious ceremony too.

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Gurgaon, India
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53 reviews 53 reviews
45 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Situated 20 Kms from Ajmer, Pushkar is one of the oldest cities of India. As per legend, the Gods released a swan with a lotus in its beak and let it fall on earth where Brahma would perform a yagna. The place where the lotus fell was called Pushkar. Famous for its lake, and temples, Pushkar is visited throughout the... More

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Trondheim, Norway
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Pushkar is a city I will recommend everyone to visit. It's a little less hassle walking around here compared to the more populated and touristy cities in India. The people here is very lovely. Its a sacred city with a Brahma temple that is one of its kind. It also has a beautiful lake in the middle of the center... More

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Hyderabad, India
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19 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Brahma forms the great Hindu trilogy of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva, each symbolising the lifecycle of birth, preservation and destruction. Brahma the creator is depicted as of four bearded heads and four hands each holding a book of Vedas (knowledge). His vehicle is the swan and his consort is Savitri. According to the legend Pushkar means a pond created by... More

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Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

nice pilgrimage place to be visited , its surrounded by a market & there are 52 ghats inside the lake area.

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Ajmer, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

big lake for swimming . we enjoyed swim a lot lots of people coming to take a bath on the lake . so government must do something to clean the lake & area near by

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Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
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5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

what a place to visit in Rajasthan. world's only worshipped brahma temple and narrow interesting attractive market. Pushkar lake good. Visit must.

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