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Ajmer is the sacred place for the Muslims. It has the famous mosque of Garib Nawaj Khwaja Mauinuddin Chisti.
 

How to reach Ajmer

Ajmer is well connected by buses & trains. There are regular deluxe & express buses from Jaipur(131 kms  - 21/2 hours) in every 30 minutes, & also from New Delhi (392 kms - 9 hours). There are many express trains like Shatabdi, Rajdhani,  Delhi - Ahmedabd Mail, & the Khandwar express to Ajmer from Delhi
The nearest airport :: Jaipur Airport i.e. 145 Kms
 
Distance from major cities
Ajmer - New Delhi 392 Kms
Ajmer - Mumbai 1071 Kms
Ajmer - Jaipur 131 Kms
Ajmer - Udaipur 274 Kms
Ajmer - Jodhpur 205 Kms
Ajmer - Jaisalmer 490 Kms

Places to see

Garib Nawaj Khwaja Mauinuddin Chisti Mosque or The Dargah :: Situated in the old town area, It is the most important Muslim Pilgrimages site in India. The Dargah is the tomb of a Sufi saint, Khuaja Moinuddin Chisti, who came to Ajmer from Perisa in 1192 and lived here until 1233. This Mosque was constructed by Humayun, Akbar used to make pilgrimage to to the Dargah from Agra every year.

Ana Sagar Lake :: The beautiful artificial lake was created in 12th century by damming the River Luni.

Akbar's Palace :: The palace was built in 1570 by Akbar, now it is converted into a museum & houses a collection of miniature paintings, weapons & stone sculptures.
 
Foy Sagar Lake :: The biggest lake plays a important part in the water supply of Ajmer.

Daulat Bagh :: Lush green garden containg a series of Marble pavilions erected in 1637 by Shah Jahan. It the best place in Ajmer to witness the sunset.

Mayo Collage :: The famous collage for the Maharajas & rich peoples.

Nasiyan Temple ::  This beautiful red Jain temple is really worth to visit, this double storey hall contains an amazing golden tableau depicting the Jain concept of the ancient world.

Taragarh Fort :: The massive huge has a historical importance, It was the meeting point of the King Prithviraj  Chauhan &  It has six gates & a dargah. The fort has a wonderful view of the city.

 
Ajmer Picture Gallery Click Here to see the Glimpse of Ajmer

Places Around Ajmer

Pushkar - Pushkar is just 11 kms from Ajmer is a must visit place, It also has a big importance in the Hinduism.

Click on the link to know more about Pushkar

Useful  Information


Pushkar Fair :: November 2005

Urs :: Organized twice a year in the memory of the honored Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti, thousands of believers gather at the shrine and offer their prayers.

 

 



 

 

 

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