Nestled within the majestic Aravalli Mountains, Ajmer is blessed with the presence of two large man-made lakes, AnaSagar and FoySagar, which provide recreation for its residents and habitat for migrating birds. Ajmer was settled in the 7thcentury and has a storied past of being conquered again and again during the ensuing millennium. It is also a significant pilgrimage site due to its numerous temples as well as its being adjacent to the popular city of Pushkar. below is given famous tourist places to visit in Ajmer.
Famous Tourist Places to visit in Ajmer
Adhai Din Ka Jhonpda: This Vaishnanva Hindu temple, built in 1153 and then converted into a mosque in 1193, is situated on the lower slope of Taragarh hill. Apart from the mosque, called JamaIltutmish, nearly the whole of the ancient temple has fallen into ruins but the relics are still unsurpassed as examples of Hindu architecture and sculpture.
Taragarh Fort: The fort guarding around Ajmer is reputed to be one of the oldest hill forts. Built by King Ajaypal Chauhan in 1354 on the summit of Taragaṛh Hill overlooking Ajmer, it has fallen into ruin with overgrown vegetation but is still a novel place to explore.
The Dargah Sharif of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisthi: Situated at the foot of the Taragaṛh hill, this site consists of several white marble buildings arranged around two courtyards. Mughal emperor Akbar and his queen Jodha Bai came to ajmer by foot on pilgrimage from Agra each year in observance of a vow when they prayed for a son.