Ajmer India Travel
Ajmer is situated in central Rajasthan and south of Jaipur in India. Founded by Rajah Ajai Pal Chauhan in the 7th century, Ajmer in Rajasthan India is a Muslim pilgrimage center on the shore of Ana Sagar. Ajmer is an important travel destination of India. Till 1193 A.D., Ajmer used to be a major center of the Chauhan power when the rajput Ruler Prithviraj Chauhan lost it to Mohammed Ghauri. Interesting history of Ajmer makes it one of the must visit places in India.
Ajmer is also famous for the tomb of Khwaja Moin-ud-din Chisti, a medieval Sufi-Saint. The tomb is one of the most important travel attractions of Ajmer India and people of all the religions and beliefs travel to Ajmer to worship at the Dargah. Other monuments which stand as reminders of Ajmer's colonial past are the Edward Memorial hall, Ajmer club and Jubilee clock tower. Ajmer is a place where people of all the religions and beliefs live in peace and harmony.
Ajmer is also famous for its Pushkar festival held in October/ November and is dedicated to Lord Brahma. Travel to Ajmer India to explore the cultural and religious heritages of the city.
Airways : Nearest Airport is in Jaipur
Railways: Ajmer is connected by rail to Delhi, Agra, Ahmedabad,
Barmer, Bharatpur, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Mount Abu and to Bombay Via
Roadways: Ajmer is well connected by road with Agra (370 km),
Bharatpur (312 km), Bikaner (234 km), Bundi (139 km), Chittaurgarh (182 km),
Delhi (444 km), Jaipur (138 km), Jaisalmer (458 km).
Travel Informations - Ajmer
Area : 55.76 sq.km
Best Season : Oct-March
Languages : Rajasthani, Hindi, Urdu, English, Sindhi.
Excursion: Adhai-din-ka-Jhompara mosque, Roopangarh Fort
Major Attraction: Dargah of Khwaja Moin-ud-Chisti, Adhai Din Ka
Ajmer Travel Attractions
Dargah of Khawaja Moin-Ud-Din- Chisti
This is the shrine of Khawaja Moin-ud-din-Chisti, a medieval sufi saint who
came to India from Persia in 1192. Humayun completed the construction of the
shrine and the gate was added by the Nizam of Hyderabad. The saint's tomb is
in the center of the second court. The actual tomb is concealed in raised
marble dome by a silver platform
Adhai Din Ka Jhopda
Initially it was a Sanskrit college that was destroyed by the Mohammad
Ghauri and was converted into mosque in just 2 and half days and hence it
was named after the situation. This is one of the very old mosque in India
built in 1193 AD and is a great example of Indo- Muslim architecture
Once the royal residence of Emperor Akbar ,the museum houses a rich
repository of the Mughal and Rajput Armour and exquisite sculptures