Ajmer City Guide

Erstwhile the holy city of Ajmer was the empire of Chauhan dynasty. The city was founded byAjay Pal Chauhan in the 7th Ajmer Sharif, Ajmer Tours & Travelscentury. The city has witnessed several attacks and it had been ruled by Mohammad Ghauri, Mewar Rulers, Marwar Rulers Mughals, Marathas, and finally also by British. Ajmer was also associated with a great Sufi Saint Khawaja Moinuddin Chisti who came here from Persia at the end of 12th century.

Ajmer has a great position in Rajasthan Tourism. Ajmer is a well-known destination and famous as a Muslim Pilgrimage centre. When you will come for tours to Rajasthan and explore Ajmer you will see several attractions here. The major attraction of Ajmer is Dargah Sharif, the Tomb of famous Muslim Sufi Saint Hazrat Khawaja Moinuddin Hasan Chisti. The Dargah Sharif is very popular among Muslim communities. But it is also revered by Hindus as well as Muslims.

Apart from religious significance, Ajmer is also known for its heritage attractions. The culture and arts & crafts of Ajmer are also rich and they rightly prove the rich tourism in Rajasthan.

Kishangarh Fort, Adhai-Din-Ka-Jhopra, Nasiyan Jain Temple, Akbar’s Palace and Taragarh Fort are some other visiting attractions of your tours to Ajmer, Rajasthan, India.

During your Ajmer tours as a part of Rajasthan Tours you will also have a brilliant opportunity for exotic shopping. Intricate & exquisite handicrafts, beautiful Rajasthani Jewellery, antiques, tie & die fabrics, trinkets, and embroidered footwear are some major attractions of Shopping Ajmer, Rajasthan, India.

Best season to visit: The best season to visit is July to March.
Distances from Ajmer :
Delhi 392 Kms.
Agra 388 Kms.
Ajmer - Kms.
Alwar 288 Kms.
Bharatpur 313 Kms.
Jaipur 132 Kms.
Jaisalmer 513 Kms.
Jodhpur 208 Kms.
Mt. Abu 375 Kms.
Ranthambhore 286 Kms.

Major Atractions in Ajmer

Dargah Sharif : Dargah Sharif is the main attraction of Ajmer. It is shrine tomb of the Sufi Saint Khawaja Moinuddin Chisti who came here from Persia. One of the most sacred Muslim shrines in India, the Dargah is equally revered by Hindus also. Tourists from far and from here come here to visit the Dargah Sharif. The actual tomb of the saint is built in marble with a gold-plated dome and is surrounded by a marble screen with a silver railing. Don’t miss to visit and get blessed with Dargah Sharif during your tours to Ajmer.

Taragarh Fort : Taragarh is also the major attractions of Ajmer. This mammoth fort overlooks the city of Ajmer. The fort has six entrance points. There is also Miran-Saheb-Ki-Dargah here. The fort offers the spectacular vista of city and bordering Nagpahari Hills as well.

Adhai-Din-Ka-Jhopra : It is a modern mosque built in old fashion. The reason behind saying it ‘Adhai-Din-Ka-Jhopra’ is it was built ‘Adhai Din’ meaning ‘two and a half days’. It is the fine example of Indo-Islamic architecture.

Nasiyan Jain Temple : Located on the Prithvi Raj Marg in Ajmer, this temple is one of the most worth visiting attractions of Ajmer. Dedicated to the first Jain Thirthankara Rishab Deo Ji, this temple has historic appeal and houses a museum within its complex. The interior of this famous temple is decorated with gold, silver, precious and semi-precious stones.

Kishangarh Fort : One of the major attractions of Ajmer tours, this imposing fort was built by Maharaja Roop Singh in 1653. The grand Kishangarh Fort houses several elegant palaces of worth visiting.

Altitude:  486 mtrs. Best Season: July - March Climate: Summer Mean Max. 38.1 'C Mean Min. 28.8 'C Winter Mean Max. 23.3 'C Mean Min. 5.3 'C Clothing: Summer light tropical or light Winter Woolen.

Excursions Bhand Sagar Temple 5 km, Camel Breeding Farm 10 km, Devi Kund 8 km, Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary 32 kms, Deshnok's Karniji Temple 33 kms.