"Dargah Sharif of Ajmer"

A City in Rajasthan, India

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Ideal time to stay:  1 - 3 days

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Height(Altitude) of Ajmer from sea level:  2041 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  26.4533798°N, 74.6182012°E
Ecosystem:  Plain , Lake  

Food, Culture and Language at Ajmer

Food Availability:  Indian, Rajasthani 
Regional Language:  Hindi
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)

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Why travel Ajmer?

Located in the heart of Rajasthan Ajmer is a city with a very interesting past and in today's world growing facets of growth and development in aspects of Culture, Education, state and privately owned Industrial & infrastructure establishments coalesce towards the fascination for trade tourism and investments in the district.

In a picturesque valley surrounded by the hills of the Aravali range, 132 Kms. west of current state capital - Jaipur lies the historic city of Ajmer- a green oasis, wrapped by barren hills founded by Raja Ajay Pal Chauhan in 7th century A.D.. Ajmer got its name from name from 'Ajay Meru' or the invincible hill. Here he built India's first hill fort, Taragarh. It continued to be the power center of the Chauhan clan till the end of the 12th century, Through times of War and peace. Through serenity and sacrifice.

Today hundreds of years later Ajmer is a popular pilgrimage center for the Hindus as well as the Muslims. As the final resting place of the great Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Hasan Chisti. Muslims from all over the world revere the Dargah Sharif, where the saint lies buried and locally equally revered by both the Hindus and the Muslims.

Thus, Ajmer is a perfect place that can be symbolized for demonstration of Indian culture, ethics and display of perfect blend of wide plethora of diverse religion, community, culture, linguistics etc. all coexisting and flourishing in peace and harmony.
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7 Places to visit and Things to do in Ajmer

Dargah Sharif, Ajmer at Ajmer

Dargah Sharif, Ajmer

Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishty Dargah of Sufi saint at Ajmer, Rajasthan, India. It is old saying that people who visit Ajmer Sharif and pray with pure faith and loyalty at his Dargah will free their soul. Hazrat Khawaja Moinuddin Hasan Chishti is also known by different names as, Khawaja Gharib Nawaz, “Sultan-Ul-Hind”, Khwaja Baba, Khwaja Gharib Nawaz Ajmeri, Khwaja Sahib, Khwaja Sahab, Khwaja Ajmeri Saint Moinuddin Chishty. The Dargah Khawaja Gharib Nawaz ( R.A) has several tombs, buildings, Daalaans and courtyards are of Mughal architecture. The main attraction of the Urs are the kalanders from Mehrauli, called the friends of Gharib Nawaz, walk to Ajmer all the way from Delhi every year. They offer colourful chadders with gold and silver threads.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2 hours
Nareli Jain Temple at Ajmer

Nareli Jain Temple

Nareli is a famous Jain Temple. The Temple is a mixing of traditional and contemporary architectural styles, with 24 further miniature temples lined up on the hill above.These 24 temples represent the Tirthankars of Jain's also called as 24 Jainalay. The place became an important site of pilgrimage of Digambara Jains. This Jain temple is famous for its carvings and intricate designs. Shree Gyanodaya Teerth Kshetra is the other name for this Jain Temple. There is a lot more temples and shrines inside this Kshetra. Some of them are under construction.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 1 hours
Ana Sagar Lake at Ajmer

Ana Sagar Lake

The exquisiteness of the non-natural lake, Ana Sagar, in Ajmer is greatly appreciated by travelers of different cities. Bordered by several gorgeous pavilions and good-looking “Daulat Bagh” gardens, Ana Sagar Lake is one of the most scenic places in Rajasthan. At present, AnaSagar Lake serves as a key reason for the innumerable tourists to Ajmer city. In all probability, Ana Sagar Lake in Ajmer is the principal and well-liked Lakes in India.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2 hours
Boating, Ana Sagar Lake at Ajmer

Boating, Ana Sagar Lake

An island lies in the middle of the lake. To beautify the lake, additional constructions were made by the Mughal emperors. From the east side of the Daulat Bagh Gardens, tourists can hire boat or water scooter to reach the island. The best time to do boating in Ana Sagar Lake is between October and March when the climate is pleasant and the water level is full. The lake dries up in the summer season.
Expenses - ₹150
Time needed - 2 hours
Taragarh Fort at Ajmer

Taragarh Fort

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Taragarh Fort or 'Star Fort' is the most impressive of structures of city of Bundi in Indian state of Rajasthan. A rather ramshackle fort, with its overgrown vegetation, It was constructed in 1354 upon a steep hillside. There are three gateways to the fort, well known as Lakshmi Pol, Phuta Darwaza and Gagudi ki Phatak. During its heyday, Taragarh Fort was renowned for its tunnels crisscrossing the entire hillside. However, these tunnels are now inaccessible for want of proper maps. The largest of its battlements is the 16th century bastion known as the Bhim Burj, on which was once mounted a particularly large cannon called Garbh Gunjam, or 'Thunder from the Womb'. It offers a panoramic view of the city of Bundi situated in Nagahari of Aravalli ranges.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2 hours
Lake Foy Sagar at Ajmer

Lake Foy Sagar

Lake Foy Sagar is an artificial lake situated near Ajmer in the state of Rajasthan, India. It is named after the engineer Mr. Foy, an Englishman. It appears flat, and offers views of the neighboring Aravalli mountains. It's a beautiful and quite large in area. It has a huge park adjacent to it. Unfortunately, not maintained. With a little maintenance, this place can be a great hangout in the evenings. You should enjoy the soothing sunset view.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 1 hours

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Content of this page was last updated at Oct 21, 2016