Rajasthan is diversely endowed with many architectural wonders of the bygone era which are widely known for their ancient architectural styles. Of the many historical monuments, Rajasthan is also bestowed with many temples where pilgrims flock in abundance. In the diversely beautiful state of Rajasthan, Ajmer and Pushkar are considered the famous religious cities of Rajasthan. Both places are home to countless temples of ancient times which have their own religious importance, also known for their architecture and history.
When you are in the Ajmer Pushkar Tour Package, you can explore some of the lesser-known temples of these holy cities and experience the peaceful and rejuvenating vibe of a blissful vacation trip.
Temples in Ajmer:
Ajmer Jain Temple –
The ancient temple is well known for its use of gold and rich architectural design. Jain Temple was built in the 19th century, having a main chamber called "Swarna Nagri" which means "City of Gold". The temple architecture is made of illustrious gold which is intricately carved out with the finest designs and is dedicated to the first Lord Rishabhdev.
Nareli Jain Temple
The Nareli Jain Temple in Ajmer is located 7 kilometers away from the heart of the city. Its architectural design represents the fascinating amalgamation of traditional and contemporary design of architecture. Not just pilgrims, but also history buffs visit the temple site very often. Out of many Jain temples in Rajasthan, Nareli Jain Temple is the newest and the most popular one in the royal state.
Temples in Pushkar:
Brahma Temple –
A renowned Jagatpita Brahma Mandir or the Brahma Temple is located in Pushkar and is dedicated to the most famous Hindu deity Lord Brahma. He was considered the creator of the universe. Being the only Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Brahma, it attracts many pilgrims every year. It is a small town of Pushkar that seems to be the presence for quite a long time.
Varaha Temple –
The largest and the ancient Hindu temple of Pushkar, Varaha Temple, is devoted to lord Varaha the Boar which is the third incarnation of Lord Vishnu. The small town is incredibly holy for both Hindus and Sikhs. There are many devotees from across the country visiting the Varaha temple, offering prayers to the holy deity every year.
Rangji Temple –
Rangji Temple truly depicts the South Indian style of architecture, having glimpses of Mughal designs as well. It is the top three ancient temples of Pushkar, devoted to one of the incarnations of Vishnu, Rangji. The temple is the most important religious temple of south Indian pilgrims.
Raghunath Temple –
The ancient town of Pushkar encloses two Raghunath temples, of which one dates back to 1823. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and devotees worship Lord Rama, who is the avatar of the Hindu lord Vishnu. Devotees worship other gods and goddesses at the religious temple.
Savitri Temple –
Located atop Savitri hill, is Savitri Temple which is and half-hour's climb to the temple and is hard and strenuous. The religious temple is home to the idols of Brahma's first wife Savitri and his second consort Gayatri here, though Savitri is always worshipped first. It is a very tedious job to climb on the hilltop and it is believed that the harder you work, the more "Tabas" is attained.
Are you planning your religious holiday in Rajasthan, but confused about where to go? Then plan your remarkable trip to the stunning temples that make it a prime destination for a pilgrimage tour. Besides the beautiful temples in Ajmer and Pushkar, you can also get a chance to enjoy a great sightseeing tour of the destinations. Make sure you add these temples to your travel list while planning a famous Ajmer Pushkar Tour Package with your family.