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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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Trondheim, Norway
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

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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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

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 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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Suzhou, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

In a short trip to Pushkar, it was great to sit on a rooftop overlooking the lake and watch the sunset, and the streams of bats flying out over the lake out of the old watertower. Best seen from above - it's hard to get to the lake itself without being pestered for donations for flowers and other offerings although... More

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Milan, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The lake is a true landscape of India, especially during the sunset, I really enjoyed to spend some time there. In the morning in the middle of the street you'll have many people offering a loto flower to trow in the lake, as an ancient indy ritual of worshipping, they then will bring you to an exact point of the... More

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Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

As other reviewers mentioned, it is nice but beware of the brahma priest trap. Do the whole ceremonial but do not feel obliged to give more than 200/400 rupees for donation. They will pull a long face and say that if you prayed for 4 members of your family you will have to pay a minimum of 4x500 rupees,... Don't... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Pushkar lake with its 52 ghats is AMAZING! It's just a HUGE shame that their are people claiming to be saadhus or holy men trying to bless you and take your money, on my first walk down I was approached by a man and I thought because it was a holy place people would not try to scam you like... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The best place to see the sun rise. Disappointed some people did not respect the Hindu customs at the lake. Scattering rose petals after a Hindu blessing was memorable

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