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Ajmer is a renowned holy spot for both Hindus and Muslims famous for pilgrim, temples, forts, palaces nestled in the base of Aravali mountain ranges. This city was built by the great king of the Chauhan dynasty, Ajaipal Chauhan in the year 1100 AD. Ajmer stands for India's true tryst with religious convictions, where a saint is worshiped by all, irrespective of his caste, creed or religion. The secular nature of true India is spirited in the life and history of this great city.

Ajmer is bestowed with the natural beauty and is flanked by majestic mountains on all sides. At one time called as Ajaimeru, which is substitutable with ‘Invincible Hill’, Ajmer reflects all that is vestal and thrilling about Rajasthan. Once the glorious home of the illustrious Prithviraj Chauhan, Ajmer is a variety of amusing cultures absorbed from various dynasties like the Mughals, the Sindhiyas, Rajputs and the rulers of the Delhi Sultanate. Founded in the 7th century, Ajmer resisted the mighty Turkish invasions and finally, it passed in the hands of the British. These famous dynasties had contributed much to the historic development of Ajmer in to vivacious city.

A famous pilgrim center, Ajmer presents a noteworthy synthesis of Hindu culture with Sufi traditions. It has played a key role in the history of Rajasthan since it was tactically and politically a vital state in the early times.

Though not a shopper’s delectation, Ajmer renders excellent artifacts and silver jewellery. Well located on the shores of a florid watercourse, Ajmer is a hideaway in a desolate tract shrouded in cheering greenery. With its magnificent peaks, majestic lakes, elegant Mughal style mansions and historical monuments, Ajmer extends as a voguish tourist location that displays the celebrated Rajasthan traditions.

Abdullah Khan's Tomb
The tomb of Abdullah Khan is noteworthy for its simplicity and elegance. This tomb in glittering white marble stands as a magnificient memoir. Situated in a strategic location, this tomb is constructed by the Sayyid brothers as a memoir of their late father.
Adhai-din ka Jhonpra eventually represents religious vandalism of some Muslim Powers and it is constructed in the place of a Jain temple. Since then it took only two and a half days to finish the construction of the mosque, it became known as Adhai-din which literally means two and a half days.

A picturesque spot, Ajaipal, is the place where the famous king Ajaipal embraced Islam and led a life of an ascetic after an extensive time in power. A devoted follower of the Sufi saint Khawaja Sahib, the king was amazed by the formers saintly powers, Ajaipal desired to have a pious life.
Akbar's Palace & Museum
Small but elegant citadel, built by Emperor Akbar, this palace lures the tourists with its invincible structure. Flanked by two parallel dense walls, this was the place where Jahangir met the British ambassador Sir Thomas Roe
Ana Sagar
A dazzling milestone in the history of Ajmeer, Ana Sagar Lake has witnessed the rise and fall of numerous dynasties. Flanked by some of the most fabulous attractions, this beautiful lake is the innovative outlook of King Anaji.Anted-ki-Mata Temple
A lovely Jain temple which showcases the saints of Digamber sect, Anded ki Mata is renowned not only for its serenity but also as a place of festivity. The annual fair held on Rakshsbandhan day in the month of August, the temple premises turned to be a hub of activities.
Dargah Shari
fOne of the most famous pilgrim center in Ajmeer, the Dargah Sharif, is the burial ground of the Sufi saint Khwaja Moin-Ud-Din Chist. This shrine is visited by millions of people every year and regarded as a holy place by devotees of all religion.
Durga Bag
A quaint garden on the banks of the Ana Sagar Lake, Durga Bag is built in the year 1868 AD during the reign of Maharaja Shiv Dan Singh. A lovely garden, which offers a tranquil atmosphere with a myriad of fabulous flowers, is an ideal place to visit in the summer
Foy Sagar
Situated in the suburb of the city, the Foy Sagar, lake is an artificial lake envisioned by a great Englishman, Mr Foy. Kishangarh
The beatings of time has been benevolent to the legacy of Kishangarh and today Kishangarh stands out as the fusion of numerous exceptional entities, which makes this tiny locale a famous tourist center.
Mayo College Museum
Started by the then Viceroy of British India, Mayo College is one among the best educational institutions in India. Mayo College is famed not only for the excellence of edification it impart, but also for its architectural grandeur.
Nasiyan Jain Temple (Red Temple)
The beautiful Nasiyan Jain Temple, popularly called, as the Red Temple is one of the crowd pullers in the city.Ropangarh Fort
A 17th century monument, The Roopangarh Fort was constructed by Maharaja Roop Singh. It has now been successfully changed into a luxurious hotelLaw Garden Taragarh Fort
Constructed in AD 1354, Taragarh Fort is an imposing citadel in Bundi city. Now a rickety structure, this fort is situated on Nagpahari hillside

Generally desert type climate prevails in Ajmer. From April to July, the summers, the maximum temperature soars to 40°C, while the minimum is nearly 28°C. Winters are chilly during December to March, with minimum touches nearly 5°C. Rainy seasons during the other months contribute about 45 cm of rain on an average in a year

The closest airport to Ajmer is the Sanganer Airport situated at Jaipur, which is approximately 132 km from Ajmer. Airport to Ajmer city costs near about Rs 1200/- by taxi. Jaipur airport is linked to metro cities Mumbai and Delhi
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