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Pushkar is a small town at the holy lake that is believed to have been created by Lord Brahma himself when he dropped a lotus flower in this place. The holy Pushkar Lake is surrounded by 52 Ghats. There are over 400 temples in Pushkar and among them there is one dedicated to Brahma. It is the only temple dedicated to Brahma in India. Some of other important temples are dedicated to: Raghunath, Varaha, Savitri, and Gayatri. Pushkar is also famous for its Camel fair.

Pushkar is a small town around a holy lake
Entrance to one of the bathing ghats surrounding the Pushkar holy lake
One of fifty-two bathing ghats at the Pushkar lake
Streets of Pushkar
A quiet corner in Pushkar
Craftwork shops along the streets of Pushkar
Colourful paint powders
Rajasthani women in traditional clothes
A truck full of Camel drivers?
Camel drivers in Pushkar
Drinking water in the street
Public lavatories - inviting...
Rajasthani woman in traditional clothes and jewellery
Almost biblical scenes in Pushkar
Sunset at the holy lake of Pushkar
A new Sikh temple - under construction
Bus station of Pushkar
A boy carrying dried cow pooh
That bus will take you places...
Waiting for the bus...
Luxury bus ride
Typical bus ride...
A Rajasthani woman

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