Ajmer Rajasthan

Introduction
Ajmer is a popular pilgrimage centre for Hindus as well as Muslims. Today, Ajmer is a popular pilgrimage centre for the Hindus as well as Muslims. Especially famous is the Dargah Sharif-tomb of the Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti, which is equally revered by the Hindus and Muslims. Ajmer is an oasis wrapped in the green hills. The city was founded by Raja Ajay Pal Chauhan in the 7th Century A.D. Millions of pilgrims from all over the world throng ajmer to attend the death anniversary of the great saint every year.
 
Information
Area: 8481 sq kms.
Temperature: Summer Max 38.1 C Min 27.7 C / Winter Max 23.3 C Min 5.5 C.
Language: Rajasthani,English,Hindi,Urdu.
Population: 1.72 million.
 
Access
Delhi:389 kilometers
Agra:363 kilometers
Surat:781 kilometers
Udaipur:274 kilometers
 
History
Ajmer was founded by Ajayadeva, an 11th-century local Rajput ruler.It was shortly annexed by Delhi Sultanate in 1193, but returned to the local rulers, upon payment of tribute. Ajmer was also sacked by Mohammed Ghori in one of the many raids carried out by him on India.Ajmer is the most sacred of all muslims places of pilgrimage in India. Ajmer is famous for the Dargah of the Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti.

Ajmer became the part of the mighty Mughal Empire during the medieval period and was an important military center. Military campaigns against local Rajput rulers were initiated from Ajmer.The Scindia rulers of Gwalior took over Ajmer, which was later taken over by the British in 1818. The British founded the famous Mayo College, a prestigious school here, in 1875.
 
Tourists attractions
Dargah of Garib Nawaj, Adhai-din-ka-Jhonpra, Taragarh fort, Ana Sagar Lake, Pushkar Lake, Nasiyan Jain Temple.
 
Tourist information
By air : Jaipur is the nearest airport from Ajmer.
By road: Ajmer is well connected by road with major cities.
By train: Ajmer is connected to all the metro cities of India.
 
 
 
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