About Brahma Mandir, Pushkar
Brahma Mandir in Pushkar is one of the few existing temples in India dedicated to the Hindu creator- God and certainly the most prominent of all. Dating back to the 14th century, this revered shrine has a distinct red pinnacle with a hamsa bird motif and houses the statues of a four-headed Brahma and his consort Gayatri inside the sanctum sanctorum.
Owing to its religious significance, devotees from across India and the world come to Pushkar to visit this temple, especially at the time of Kartik Poornima. For their convenience, there is a good number of hotels near Brahma Mandir, Pushkar that also offer easy access to the just-as-famous Pushkar Lake. Other popular attractions in town are also located nearby.
Shopping and Dining near Brahma Mandir
The mall culture hasn’t entered the town of Pushkar yet, but travellers can find all things of essential use in its local markets. Some of the best places to shop near Brahma Mandir hotels include Pushkar Main Market (500 m) and Ajmer Market (650 m).
There are many restaurants and eateries dotted across Pushkar, some of the best ones being located at a short distance from hotels in Brahma Mandir area. Honey Dew Café & Restaurant, Thali Walla, Il Padrino Pizza, The Laughing Buddha, La Pizzaria, Om Shiva, The Lake Café, Doctor Alone, Pawan, Café Lake View, Sixth Sense, Shivam Garden Restaurant, Little Italy Pizzeria, Mystic Lotus, Mamasita Café, Ganga Laffa & Falafel Restaurant, Nirvana Café, Little Tibet, Funky Monkey, Laura’s Café and Honey & Spice are among the most recommended ones.
Places to Visit near Brahma Mandir
Many of the popular tourist attractions in Pushkar are located within a kilometre of Brahma Temple, including Pushkar Lake, Savitri Mata Temple, Rangji Temple, Gau Ghat and Varaha Temple. There are many other shrines, ghats, viewpoints and camel safaris that can be easily reached in just a couple of minutes from hotels near Brahma Temple, Pushkar.
How to Reach Brahma Mandir
Being a small town, Pushkar can be easily explored on foot; however, cycles and motorbikes are also available on rent across the city if need be. It doesn’t have an airport or railway station; hence, most travellers reach Jaipur (151 km) or Ajmer (15.6 km) and from thereon, take a bus till Pushkar. Direct buses ply to the town via National Highway 58 from both the bus stand and railway station in Ajmer as well as nearby cities like Jaipur, Udaipur and Delhi.