If you are making your bucket list then, don’t forget to add Pushkar Fair in that list. Pushkar ka Mela or popularly known as Pushkar Fair is one of the biggest fair in the world and here are top reasons why you must visit Pushkar Fair once in your life time.
It is the biggest camel fair in the world
Yes, you heard that right. Pushkar Fair is the biggest camel fair in the world having the presence of over 50,000 camels and close to 200,000 global travellers. It lasts for as long as 10 days and competitions like moustache competition, camel race, the tug of war etc. are organised where visitors compete against locals to win the game.
Pushkar has the only Brahma temple in the world
Pushkar has got a quite interesting connection with Lord Brahma. According to locals, Brahma dropped a lotus flower in a lake and that’s how the city of Pushkar came to existence. The city has got a very religious importance for Hindus as no Hindu pilgrimage is considered complete until you take a Holy Dip in Pushkar Lake.
It is called Town of Temples
The town of Pushkar has got a small population of around 15000 and despite such a small population, there are over 500 temples in this small town.
Rose Scent was invented in Pushkar
Well, there is no such scientific evidence for it but, it is belived that Rose Scent was invented in the holy city of Pushkar.
No Non-Veg allowed in the entire town
This might be a bad news for all non-veg lovers but, due to the holiness of the city, non-veg is not allowed in the town. So, if you are planning to visit Pushkar make sure you don’t crave for non-veg food.
This year’s Pushkar Fair is scheduled to take place from 18th of November to 27th of November. So, what are you waiting for, book your tickets now.