About Brahma Temple, Pushkar
Brahma Temple is a revered site in Pushkar, Rajasthan, which holds immense prominence among the very few existing shrines in India dedicated to the Hindu creator-god. Governed by the ascetic sect of priesthood, this 14th-century temple (partly rebuilt later) attracts pilgrims from different parts of the world round the year, especially at the time of Kartik Poornima celebrated in October-November.
Religious travellers coming to pay respects at this shrine can choose to find accommodation in any of the guesthouses or hotels near Brahma Temple, Pushkar. A major advantage of booking a stay close by is that pilgrims won’t have to go out of the way to take a sacred bath in the adjacent Pushkar Lake before visiting the temple. They’ll also be staying near the site of the famous Pushkar Camel Fair.
Shopping and Dining around Brahma Temple, Pushkar
Shopping lovers would love to stroll around the vibrant Pushkar Main Market (500 m), which is lined with many local shops, showrooms and emporiums. Sadar Bazaar is the most popular shopping area along the Main Market Road where one can get garments, silver jewellery, handicrafts like paintings, carved items and pottery, rose products, leather goods and more; all at pretty reasonable prices.
Popular dining places around hotels in Brahma Temple area include Pushkar Restaurant, Out of The Blue, Raju Terrace Garden Restaurant, La Pizzaria, The Laughing Buddha, Om Shiva, Pawan, RR Hotel and Ganga Laffa & Falafel Restaurant. Sixth Sense, Doctor Alone, Café Lake View, Little Italy, Natures Blessing, Honey & Spice, Mamasita Café and Funky Monkey are other restaurants worth trying.
Places to Visit around Brahma Temple, Pushkar
Most of the religious sites in Pushkar are within a kilometre’s radius of hotels near Brahma Temple including Gayatri Mata Temple, Rangji Temple, Varaha Temple and Savitri Mata Temple. Just 500 m away is the sacred Pushkar Lake, and along its banks are popular ghats including Brahma Ghat, Gau Ghat, Karni Ghat and Varaha Ghat. The famous Gurudwara Sahib Pushkar is about 1.6 km away.
How to Reach Brahma Temple, Pushkar
Pushkar Terminus is around 10 minutes’ drive away from Brahma Temple and offers direct access to the site by public transport like buses or auto rickshaws. Travellers can also hire a taxi to reach their Pushkar hotels from the railway station, nearest airport (Jaipur-150 km) or neighbouring cities.