Ajmer Rajasthan – Travel Guide

Ajmer – अजमेर

Ajmer (अजमेर)  is one of the important city in Rajasthan, India. The city is earlier known as “Ajayameru” by Chouhan rulers. The city is surrounded by the Aravalli Mountains, Rajasthan State. An ancient Hindu pilgrimage city Pushkar is 11km away from the city. The famous temple name is Brahma Temple Pushkar. It is also a pilgrimage center for the famous Mosque of the Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti.

ajmer fort
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HRIDAY – Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana scheme of Government of India recognized Ajmer city has the heritage cities.

History of AjmerPrithviraj Chauhan

Ajmer was anciently known as Ajayameru means ‘invincible hills’. Ajmer city founded by Raja Ajaypal Chauhan in the 7th century AD and in the 12th century Chauhan king Ajayaraja II expanded the city of Ajayameru. After Prithviraj Chauhan’s loss to Mohammed Ghori in 1193 AD, Ajmer became home to several dynasties. Mughal prince Dara Shikoh and powerful Mughal princess Jahanara Begum also born here.ajmer city

Places To Visit in Ajmer

The Ajmer city is one of the places in Rajasthan. It is the places of popular monuments, lakes, forts, dargah, templs and many more. In the below of the list, you can get the Ajmer city tourist places.

Ajmer Dargahajmer dargah

It is famous for the holy Ajmer Sharif Dargah. The Dargah encloses the grave of Khwaja Garib Nawaz the Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti. Built in the 13th century, the Dargah is famous among people of all faiths. who gather here to have their prayers fulfilled. The Dargah has three gates – the main gate (Nizam gate), the Shah Jahan gate constructed by the Mughal Emperor and the Buland Darwaza. Another attraction to this holy shrine the food served to devotees. Food cooked in the giant vessel known as ‘Degs’ and served as prasad.

Anasagar Lakeajmer india

Arnoraj Chauhan, son of Ajaypal Chauhan build this Anasagar Lake. It is an artificial Ana Sagar lake built between 1135 and 1150 AD. Mughal Emperor Jahangir increased the beauty of lake by laying out the Daulat Bagh Gardens near the lake. Emperor Shah Jahan built five pavilions, known as the Baradari between the garden and the lake.

Pushkarajmer location

Pushkar located nearer to AjmerCity, It is an important tourist and pilgrimage destination. World’s only Brahma temple located in Pushkar City. Pushkar also knows for his Pushkar Camel Fair or  Pushkar ka Mela is an annual cattle fair and cultural festival held in Pushkar.

Taragarh Fortajmer taragarh fort

Taragarh Fort built by King Ajaypal Chauhan on Taragarh Hill. The boundary of  Walls is 3km and the fort can only approach by a steep slope. It’s known as one of the oldest hill forts in India and the World.

Jain Templeajmer jain temple

Ajmer Jain temple also knows as Soniji Ki Nasiyan. It built in the late 19th century. The main chamber of the Swarna Nagari “City of Gold”, has the picture of Ayodhya made from 1000 kg of gold.

Mayo Museumajmer mayo museum

The Mayo Museum is a college founded in 1875 by Lord Mayo Viceroy of India. Mayo Museum knows as “Indian Eton” as many Indian princes studied in this college. The main building, in white marble, is a classic example of Indo-Saracenic architecture. Memorial statue of Lord Mayo is in front of the building.

Best Tourist Spots Nearby Ajmer

Pushkar, Jodhpur City, Bundi, Jaipur-Pink City of India, Udaipur City, and more places. Get the travel services from many places to Ajmer from here. You can travel on Flights, trains, and buses to these amazing tourist spots.ajmer tourist places


Rajasthan Tourism

RTDC also provides good hospitality facility for its tourists all over Rajasthan. To stay at the heritage state of Rajasthan at any city avail RTDC hotels facility at best cheap prices.

By Bus

Rajasthan Roadways (RSRTC) facilitates buses to the city from all the nearby cities and states like

These are following nearby places. The distance from different places to Ajmer city displayed here. From Jaipur (135 km by bus), From Jodhpur (207 km), From Udaipur (264.5 km), From Delhi (404.6 km), From Bhopal (552.6 km),

You can click to get more info regarding Roadways.ajmer shariff

By Train

Several trains run from almost all part of India to Ajmer. The Train Routes are from Delhi, Bhopal, Hyderabad, Jaipur Trains, Indore, Nizamuddin, Lucknow, Yashwanthapur, Bangalore, Kota and more.

By Air

Kishangarh airport and Jaipur Airport are the nearest airports. Mostly, the foreign country people interested to visit the Rajasthan places. They can check flights and schedules details from here.

Ajmer Tourism Website: http://www.tourism.rajasthan.gov.in

Contact Number: 0141-5155100,5110593
Email Id: cot-dot@rajasthan.gov.in
Address Info:
Paryatan Bhawan, Khasa Kothi Hotel Campus,
M.I.Road., Jaipur

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