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Yusuf amblath abdulla

Yusuf amblath abdulla5.0/5

2 reviews

Very good place piece of mind

Very good place of Ajmer sharif dargha piece of mind I feels blessed. Inshallah next year also if I blessed I'll go again and again . Even good place of shopping. This time don't get a time to look all Rajasthan next year inshallah will see All holy place as well the beautiful pushker place also.

Abhinav Kumar

Abhinav Kumar4.3/5

255 reviews

The Ajaymeru

Ajmer is one of the popular tourist attraction of Rajasthan. The city is the land of the great Rajput king Prithvi Raj Chauhan and the prophet of Islam Khwaja Mohinuddin Chisti. In spite of this the neighbourhood of Holy town Pushkar makes it more popular amongst all kind of tourist and travellers. The city is full of beauty divine and flavours. Visiting to the Dargah or gazing the beautiful evening at Ana Sagar everything here has a unique charm of heritage Rajasthan. Ajmer is very tourist friendly one can visit here throughout the year except the summer. The city is well connected by Rail and Road network from all major city of India.

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Ajmer Video Reviews

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He is entitled as poors benefactors

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Dargah Shareef is a walled Complex having 10 gates

It was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan  Video Review

It was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan

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These Pavilions were added in 1637 by Shahjahan

A homge to the Khwaja Gharib Nawaz By Sultan Mahmood  Video Review

A homge to the Khwaja Gharib Nawaz By Sultan Mahmood

This gate was erected by a devotee Sultan  Video Review

This gate was erected by a devotee Sultan

Walled city's one of the popular gate as landmark  Video Review

Walled city's one of the popular gate as landmark

It was built in 1892 by Ajmer Municipality  Video Review

It was built in 1892 by Ajmer Municipality

It was built by Emperor Akbar, one among the 5 gates  Video Review

It was built by Emperor Akbar, one among the 5 gates

It was built by Arno Raja or Ana in 1135-1150  Video Review

It was built by Arno Raja or Ana in 1135-1150

Ajmer Overview

History of Ajmer

Ajmer, formerly known as Ajmere or Ajaymeru is the city in Ajmer district of Rajasthan. The city was founded by the rulers of the Chauhan dynasty who ruled it for several decades, with Prithviraj Chauhan being one of its most illustrious rulers. At a distance of 135 km from the capital city of Jaipur, Ajmer is surrounded by the Aravalli range and is located at the slopes of the Taragarh hill. The city is guarded by the mammoth Taragarh Fort which is one of the country's oldest hill forts, and is at the summit of the Taragarh hill providing a breathtaking view of the city below.

People and Culture of Ajmer

Ajmer is famous for the Dargah Sharif of the great Sufi Saint Khwaja Muinuddin Chishti. Located at the foot of the Taragarh hill, the site is visited by thousands of devotees from all religions and sects who come here to offer their prayers. Especially during the festival of Urs, believers from all around the globe throng the holy site with the hope of getting their wishes fulfilled by offering prayers to the Saint. The Anasagar is a beautiful artificial lake located at the north of the city. The Bardani pavilions which surround the lake and the adjoining parks add to the beauty of the location and are popular for outings and picnics. The Ajmer Museum, which was once the residences of the Mughal Emperor Akbar, has a range of unique sculptures and armour of the Mughal and the Rajput dynasties preserved here for visitors to see.

Things To Do in Ajmer

The city has several other attractions like Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra, which is the remains of an old mosque and is a unique example of Indo-Islamic architecture, the Nasiyan (Red) Temple which is a well known Jain temple, the Nimbark Peeth, Nareli Jain temple, among many others. The city of Ajmer has been the hot seat for culture and education from ages. The British established the prestigious Mayo College, an institute set up exclusively for the erstwhile Indian nobility, which is now considered to be one of the best schools in the country. Ajmer is also the gateway to the holy city of Pushkar, which is just 11 km away from here. Pushkar is famous for the Lord Brahma temple and the sacred Pushkar Lake, and the town has become a favourite spot for domestic and international tourists.

The best time to visit Ajmer is during the winter season when the weather is pleasant and comfortable for exploring the city.

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