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Ajmer Travel Guide

  • ajmer sharif Dargah in Rajasthan
Ajmer At a Glance
  • Average Climate:4°C - 30°C
  • Best Time to Visit:October - March
  • STD Code:0141


Ajmer is one of the principal cities of Rajasthan. Earlier ruled by Prithiviraj Chauhan, Ajmer is an important pilgrimage destination of the Indian subcontinent. Ajmer is home to the most religiously significant landmarks, the tomb of Moin-ud-din Chishti. There are several other tourist landmarks as well in this city. Over the years, Ajmer has become a popular tourist destination of Rajasthan. Tourists from different parts of India and various parts of the world while on a vacation to Rajasthan make tours to Ajmer.

Ajmer is located on the banks of River Banas and Luna. While on one side the magnificent Aravalli mountain range border the city of Ajmer, on the other side Ana Sagar Lake adds to the city's beauty. Ajmer was founded by the Rajput leader Ajaipal Chauhan. The great Rajput leader, Prithviraj Chauhan has also ruled Ajmer. From the middle of the 15th century, Ajmer was under the rule of the Mughals. During this time, Ajmer was a principal military base.


Tourist Attractions in Ajmer

Tours to Ajmer must include visit to the Dargah Sharif. Considered as one of the most sacred places, the tomb is visited a large number of Muslim devotees throughout the year.

Pushkar which is a town in Rajasthan is located near Ajmer. Pushkar is a popular tourist destination and is also religiously significant. The town is famous among the different devotees for the Pushkar Lake. There is a temple built during the 14th century has equal religious importance. The temple is dedicated to the God of Hindu mythology, Lord Brahma. Apart from these, this holy town is also famous for the Pushkar Fair, which is one of the biggest camel fairs in the world.

In addition to these, tour to Ajmer in India includes visit to several other important places like Taragarh Fort, Mayo College, Adhai Din ka Jhonpra, Soni Ji Ki Nasiyan and many more.

In addition to the numerous historical and religious landmarks, Ajmer hosts various fairs and festivals. Fairs and festivals take place in the city of Ajmer throughout the year. These fairs and festivals are visited by a huge number of tourists and travelers.

The city of Ajmer is has an improved transportation network. Ajmer is very well connected with the other parts of Rajasthan. In addition, the availability of ample food, accommodation, medicines make Ajmer travel memorable experience. 

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