Ajmer is a beautiful place in Rajasthan. it is founded by Ajaipal Chauhan in the 17th century. This city is situated at the foot of Ajay Meru hill. Ajmer holds historical and religious importance like Dargah sharif and Brahma Mandir. In the month of Kartik, there is a huge gathering of people to take a dip in scared Puskar lake. You can roam in and around Ajmer through a car rental service and enjoy all the local sights.
1. Ajmer Sharif:-
Ajmer Sharif Dargah is the heart of Ajmer. It is one of the auspicious places in India. Both Hindus and Muslims go here for worship. It is not only visited by Indians but also by other countries like Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, etc. Muhammad bin Tughlaq was the first person to visit the Dargah Sharif of Ajmer, Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in 1932. After every day Namaz is performed in Ajmer Sharif, “Qawwalis” praising Allah are sung by devotional singers inside the Mehfil-e-Sama, the hall of Ajmer Sharif. Next, The food is cooked at night and served publicly in the morning prayer as Tabarruk. In Ajmer Sharif, 15 minutes before the evening prayers, as a part of daily ritual, dargah workers light candles inside Diyas, a ritual known as Roshni. Jannati Darwaza is completely covered with silver metal.
2. Ana Sagar Lake:-
Ana Sagar lake is one of the most beautiful and biggest artificial lakes. its length is around 13 km. The grandfather of the “Maharaja” of Prithviraj Chauhan built a lake in 1135-1150 AD.. his nickname was Ana so the lake’s name is ana Sagar lake. A large number of locals and tourists visit the lake in the evening time. it offers amazing views of the sunset. it also offers many other activities like boating and camel rides during a visit to Ana Sagar.
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3. Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra:-
The half-day hut was built by Qutb-ud-din-Aibak in 1194 on the orders of Muhammad Ghori. Many people say that it made in just two and half days, hence its name is half day hut. It created after the ruin of Sanskrit Mahavidya. there are many proofs of Sanskrit Mahavidya. It is one of the oldest mosques in India, according to some authors it is the oldest mosque after Cheraman Juma Masjid.
4. Akbar’s Palace and Museum:-
Akbar’s palace is 1 km from Ajmer railway station, it was the residence of Akbar’s son Salim. The great Mughal emperor Akbar made Akbar’s palace in 1570 AD. The Palace holds an important place in the history of Ajmer as it serves as the platform where Jhangir and Thomas of Eastern India meet each other. besides, Now converting into a museum, it houses the things and armour of Mughal and Rajput kings.
5. Soni Ji Nasiyan:-
Soni Ji Nasian is also popular as “Ajmer Jain Temple”. The temple dedicated to Rishabh or Adinath in 1865. It is divided into various chambers. the main chamber is also known as Swarna Nagri which means “city of gold”. There have many gold-plated wooden figures, depicting many figures in Jainism. About 1000 kg of gold used in the temple of Ayodhya. The temple has a debt to the Soni family.
6. Kishangarh City:-
The city of Kishangarh is also known as the Marble City of India. In other words, it is also called the Chandani of Rajasthan. The city of Kishangarh city founded by Kishan Singh in 1611 is a tourist destination in itself. The city is also famous for many things like Bani Thani, and art culture. Kishangarh Fort is also a good tourist destination. It is the only place in the world that has a temple of nine planets. The things that attract tourists the most are Khoda Ganesh Ji Temple, Phool Mahal, Gondulav Lake, etc. Prince of Jodhpur founded the kingdom in Kishangarh in 1602.
From Jaipur: The view of the lake in Ajmer is very spectacular during the time of the monsoon. You can also book and avail tempo traveller or bus rental service in Jaipur.
7. Durga Bagh Garden:-
Maharaja Shivdan built Durgabagh garden in 1868. Durga Bagh Garden is situated on the banks of Anna Sagar Lake. It ranks as the best garden in Ajmer city. Thus, All the tourists are attracted by the beauty of the park. Moreover, The fragrance of its flowers spread all around. We can also see the Baradari tree in the garden. We can get fresh air and the beautiful smell of flowers which makes it a good picnic spot. Moreover, This place is full of greenery.
8. Nareli Jain Temple:-
Nareli Jain Temple is a peaceful and religious place. It is also famous for its Incredible Archive. This is a newly built Jain temple in Ajmer built by Ashok Patni of RK Marbles and other dignitaries. It is 7 km away from the centre of Ajmer. furthermore, it is designs are adorable.