Pushkar is a town in the Ajmer district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is situated 14 km northwest of Ajmer and is one of the five sacred dhams (pilgrimage site) for devout Hindus. It is often called "Tirth Raj" – the king of pilgrimage sites. Pushkar is one of the oldest existing cities of India. The date of its actual founding is not known, but legend associates Lord Brahma with its creation. It lies on the shore of Pushkar Lake.
Places to Stay
Some of the good budget hotels in Pushkar are Hotel Goyal Inn (Tariff - Rs.850), Hotel Hill View (Tariff - Rs.950), Hotel Oasis Pushkar Tariff - Rs.500), and Hotel New Park (Tariff - Rs.1250).
Hindi is the official language in Pushkar.
Pushkar, with more than 12 local fairs and festivals of 10–15 days duration is a year round destination. Some of the popular fairs are Pushkar Fair (November), Nagaur Fair (February) , Tejaji fair ( August), Pushkar Camel Fair ( November)
Places to Visit
Some of the prominent places to see Pushkar include The Pushkar Lake (1kms) , The Brahma temple ( 1 kms), Apteshwar Mahadev temple ( 500 meters) and Savitri temple ( 2kms).
How to Get There
The nearest airport from Pushkar is Sanganer Airport at Jaipur (146 kms).
Pushkar has a railway station that started operations in January 2012 and connects to the nearest large railway station, Ajmer. Ajmer railway station is the nearest railhead to Pushkar.
Pushkar is 11 kms from main Ajmer bus stand. Rajasthan Roadways runs very comfortable deluxe buses from Jaipur. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience to passengers traveling to Pushkar include Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC), Shri Rishabh Travels Delhi, Shrinath Travel Agency and Parshwanath Travels Ahmedabad and Kalpana Travels Pvt.Ltd. To make use of cheap bus ticket booking facility on Ticketgoose.com book your tickets in advance.
Gomti Nagar is a well-planned and structured locality of Lucknow, the capital city of Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the best developed localities of the city with both business and residential settlements. Situated in the banks of Gomti River, Gomti Nagar houses many high-end premium residential projects, plots, universities, business centres, malls, IT parks, commercial properties, SEZs, multiplexes, clubs, banks, food courts, entertainment centres and financial institutions.
Places to Stay
Gomti Nagar has many lodging facility available. Some of the best budget hotels are Krishna Guest Inn (Tariff-Rs. 1000), Shivam Inn (Tariff-Rs. 1000), SBG Heritage Inn (Tariff-Rs. 1000) and Awadh Court Guest House (Tariff-Rs. 1000)
The official language of the locality is Hindi. The natives can also understand and speak English and Urdu.
The natives of the locality celebrate Navarathri, Deepawali and Christmas with great enthusiasm.
Places of Interest
Gomti Nagar is close to many tourist destinations such as Lucknow (3 km), Rae Bareli (83 km), Bithur (84 km), Kanpur (87 km) and Naimisharanya (95 km).
How to Get There
The closest airport to Gomti Nagar is the Amausi airport, 15 km away.
Gomti Nagar has its own railway station which comes under the North Eastern Railway. The other nearest stations are Badshahnagar (3 km) and Daliganj (5 km). The closest major station is of Lucknow (5 km).
Gomti Nagar has its own bus station which connects it to major cities such as Kanpur, Allahabad and Bareilly. Some of the tour operators of the area are Agrani Tours and Travels, Ambika Travels and Unique Travels. Book a bus ticket in advance and travel without any hassle to any destination in India.