Ajmer

General Information:

Area : 55.67 sq. km.

Altitude : 486 mts.

Languages : Rajasthani, Hindi, Urdu, English & Sindhi.

Temperature : Max. 38°C and Min. 27°C in Summer.Max. 23°C and Min. 5°C in Winter.

Rainfall : 38 cms to 51 cms.

Clothing : Light Tropical in Summer.Woollen in Winter.

Best Season : July to March.

Introduction:

130 km west of Jaipur, Ajmer is situated in a green oasis wrapped in the barren hills has been a witness to an interesting past. The city was founded by Raja Ajai Pal Chauhan in the 7th century A.D. Especially famous for Dargah Sharif but the place serves many tourist place of different interest such as Old Palaces, Temples, Lakes and Historical ruins etc. Ajmer is a very popular pilgrimage for both Hindu and Muslims.

Getting There:

Air: Jaipur 132 km is the nearest airport.

Rail: Regular train services join Ajmer with important cities.
The railhead is Ajmer.

Road: A good network of bus services operate from Ajmer to key
destinations around.

Local Transport: City bus service operates in the city and to Pushkar.
Unmetered taxis, auto-rickshaws, tongas and cycle-rickshaws are also available.

Tourist Attraction:

Khwaja Sharif Dargah: At the foot of barren hill is situated India’s most important pilgrimage centre for people from all faiths. It is a splendid tomb. The Saint’s tomb with a splendid marble dome is in the centre of the second courtyard, which is surrounded by a silver platform.
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Adhai-din-ka-Jhonpra

Adhai-din-ka-Jhonpra

Shahjahan’s Mosque

Shahjahan’s Mosque

Adhai-din-ka-Jhonpra: A masterpiece of Indo Islamic architecture located on the out strike of the city, just beyond the Dargah. The distinct pillars and arched ‘Screen’ with its ruined minarets make it a splendid architectural masterpiece.

Shahjahan’s Mosque: In the corner of the inner court of the Dargah, is a magnificent building in white marble with a long (30.5 m) and narrow court having low arcade and delicate carvings with trellis – work.

Taragarh Fort

Taragarh Fort

Taragarh Fort: The tourist can have an excellent view of the city from the place, which is one and half-hour climb beyond the Adhai-din-ka-jhopra. The fort was the site of the military activity during the Mughal period, later used as a sanatorium by the British.

The Museum: Once it was the royal residence of Emperor Akbar, the museum houses a rich repository of the Mughal and the Rajput armour and exquisite sculptures.

The circuit House: The former British Residency overlooking the artificial lake, Ana Sagar has how been converted to the Circuit house. The lake and the cenotaph and the shrine of the Hindu reformer Swami Dayananda, can be viewed from here.

Mayo College: It is one of the India’s best public schools, which is located in the south east of the city. It was founded in 1875 A.D. only for the princess. Now it is a public school open to all.

Man Mahal: Former residence of Raja Man Singh of Amer, has been converted to RTDC Sarovar Tourist Bungalow ensuring convenient accommodation to the travellers.

Foy Sagar: It is an artificial lake named after the engineer Foy who crcated it under a famine relief project.

Excursion:

Pushkar Lake

Pushkar Lake

Rupangarh: This small town is situated 25 km from Kishangarh and 64 km from Ajmer. It was founded by Roop Singh Rathore of Kishangarh and has one of the most magnificent palaces of the region.

Pushkar Lake: Located on the edge of the desert and surrounded by hills, this lake serves a splendid view, which is really a tourist interest.

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