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Nearby Travel Attractions
Dargah Sharif - The Dargah possess the ability to bestow the wishes and desires of all those who visit it. It is the most sacred Islamic shrine in India, and a pilgrimage to the place is considered second in importance than to a visit to Mecca . After passing through the imposing Nizam Gate and to the right of Shahjahani gate is the Akbar's mosque, and opposite is the equally imposing Buland Darwaza.
The great Chishti's tomb, topped by a marble dome and enclosed by marble lattice screens is seen In front of the tomb, the qawwali singers are seated every day repeating the same beautiful haunting melodies.
The tourist village is arranged on blocks of tents during festival time, each with its own identity, named after the famous dances of Rajasthan. The village also has huts with attached western style toilets and running water. Heritage hotels includes the Pushkar resort set over 15 sprawling acres of land with an exotic fruit orchard. It offers air-conditioned rooms with international class amenities. Every room has a mini bar, television with satellite and telephone facilities.Apart from that Pushkar heritage Palace is also famous.
Visitors can look out for textiles, vivid embroidery, jewellery, miniature paintings, leather goods, brass utensils, puppets and pottery. Pushkar is one of the best places in Rajasthan to purchase costume jewellery and embroidered clothes. Sarweshwar Kala Mandir is known for miniature paintings on silk paper.
How to Reach
By Air - The closest airport is 131 km away in Jaipur.
By Rail - The nearest railway station is in Ajmer at a distance of 10 kms.
By Road - There are two bus stands in Pushkar-the Marwar bus stand, in the north of the town which services some long distance places, and the Ajmer bus stand, east of the town, which has buses to Ajmer and Jaipur.
Accommodation in Pushkar