Located in Rajasthan, Ajmer is often listed among the popular tourist destinations of India. The Ajmer tours include tour of the famous historic and religious places in this city. Some of the famous tourist attractions covered during Ajmer tours are Ajmer-e-Sharief Dargah, Adhai-Din-ka Jhonpara, Nasiyan (a Jain Temple), Govt. Museum, Ana Sagar Lake, Taragarh Fort and Mayo College.
This historic city attracts thousands of tourists and pilgrims from all over the world. The tomb of Hazarat Khwaja Moinuddin Hasan Chisti is an attraction included in almost all the tours of Ajmer. It is counted among the most sacred places of India.
Urs is the chief fair of Ajmer. People celebrate this festival every year in the seventh month of the astral calendar. Thousands of pilgrims visit Ajmer to attend this fair. The Daulat Bagh in Ajmer is famous for its wonderful construction and scenic beauty. Located on the city's border, the Adhai-Din-ka-Jhonpara is a popular tourist attraction of Ajmer.
Situated 27 km from Ajmer, the village of Kisangarh is popular for its mini paintings. The Roopgarh and the Taragarh are the two wonderful forts near Ajmer. The Roopgarh is 52 km from the city. Make it a point to include these wonderful monuments in your tour to Ajmer.
Located at the foothill of a hill, the Ajmer-e-Sharief dargah in Ajmer is of great religious importance. This shrine is next to Mecca or Medina in importance, for the south Asian Muslims. Ajmer also has its share of temples. Built in the 19th century, the Nasian temple, interestingly, is painted entirely in red colour. The timber gilt in a two-storied hall of this temple depicts some scenes from the Jain myths.
Once an imperial palace, the Government Museum of Ajmer is a place certainly worth a visit. There is a vast collection of Mughal and Rajput arsenals here. Some of the beautiful sculptors of the state have been collected in the museum. Made of red granite, the building is constructed in a square.
The Ana Sagar Lake is an important tourist attraction in Ajmer, which cannot be ignored during your Ajmer tours. Situated on the northern side of the city, the lake was constructed during the period of 1135-1150 AD. The marble porch near the lake was constructed during the regime of emperor Shah Jahan.
The Mayo College of Ajmer lies to the south-east of the lake. It is one of the top quality public schools in India. From this college, tourists can see the beauty of the lake and also the memorial of the Hindu reformer Swami Dayanand Saraswati, who was the founder of the Arya Samaj Movement in India.
To have great fun, visit the city in the season that extends from October to March. With so many great attractions to visit, your Ajmer tours will be a great experience. Make it a point to visit this pleasing and inviting historic city, where the past resonates with uncommon romance.
Last Updated On: 2011/07/08