The Pushkar city is located in the western part of Rajasthan, near Ajmer. The holy city is known for being home to the only temple of Brahma and for the Pushkar Fair. A small town though, this place attracts many tourists every year. The major attractions in the city are the temples of Brahma and Savitri and the Pushkar lake.
The annual Pushkar fair in Pushkar is celebrated with great enthusiasm. The festival is an obeisance to lord Brahma, the creator of this world. Situated in Pushkar is the only temple of Brahma in the world. Celebrated on the occassion of Karthik Purnima (November), it is believed that Lord Brahma, Vishnu and others come down to Pushkar to bath in the lake Pushkar. So it is considered very holy to bath in the Pushkar lake on this auspicious occassion. The festival becomes a hub for the cultural activities of Rajasthan. People come from far places to take part in the festival celebrations. They stay in there tents, named after the village they belong to. They also bring herds of cattles along. These cattles are here for a show and for trading. Other cultural events of Rajasthan also takes place during the festival.