Located at a 130-kilometer drive from Jaipur, Ajmer is a sacred pilgrimage for both Hindus as well as Muslims. A busy Rajasthan urban center Ajmer is famous for Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti's Dargah.
Ajmer was established by Raja Ajaipal on the banks of Ana Sagar, a 12th century water body that came into existence when a dam was constructed over River Luni.
Ajmer is considered to be the gateway to Pushkar - another Rajasthan pilgrimage that is also famous for its annual fair.
Ajmer as a city owes its existence to Raja Ajai Pal Chauhan who built his capital in this region in the 7th century.
The Muslim invader, Mohammad Ghori invaded Ajmer in 1193 A.D., defeated Prithvi Raj Chauhan, the then ruler.
Since then several rulers conquered and ruled Ajmer during different phases in history.
Ajmer in Rajasthan, India is strewn with remnants of its historical heritage. Tour sacred places and heritage ruins, each steeped in history and legends.
Travel to Ajmer Sharief or Dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti, tour Man Mahal, Ana Sagar, Foy Sagar, Taragarh Fort, Adhai Din ka Jhonpra and Shah Jahan's Mosque.