Top Tourist Places To Visit in Ajmer

Top Tourist Places To Visit in Ajmer

  • Ajmer
  • Rajasthan
  • India
  • Area
    55.76 sq. Kms.
  • Main Languages
    Rajasthani, Hindi, Urdu, English and Sindhi.
  • Population

    5,42,580 as recorded by census 2011.

  • Temperature
    Summer - Max : 38.1 Min : 27.7.
    Winter - Max : 23. 3 Min : 05.5.
  • Best Time to Visit

    November-February

  • Calling Code

    0145

Ajmer Overview

Located in central Rajasthan, the city of Ajmer is the third largest one in the state. It is a metropolitan city with a huge urban conglomeration. The city was founded by Raja Ajay Pal Chauhan in the 7th Century A.D. Under the regime of Prithviraj Chauhan, Ajmer was called Ajaymeru. This historic city is a prominent pilgrimage for Muslims and a base for Hindu pilgrims going towards Pushkar. The city has been under the rule of Mewar, Marwar, Mughals and Marathas. Later it came under the British rule. Ajmer was made part of Rajasthan in 1956.

The city’s economy thrives on the extensive tourism and manufacturing and trade industries set up here. The most noted products manufactured here are cotton, woollen textiles, leather, hosiery, shoes, soap, and pharmaceuticals. The Dargah Sharif of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, a Sufi saint, is the major attraction. The city sits in the middle of mountains of the Aravalli Range.


Climate and Geography

The city of Ajmer is situated at an elevation of 486 m above the sea level, surrounded by Aravalli Mountains. It is placed on the lower slopes of Taragarh Hill. The city is located almost at the centre of Rajasthan state. Towards the north of Ajmer is the artificial Anasagar Lake. This city has a hot semi-arid climate. High temperatures prevail almost throughout the year. The monsoon brings heavy showers and even thunderstorms. Winters are moderate here.

Suitable Visiting Seasons ( months) : October and March.

Transportation

Presently, Ajmer is well connected with rail and road routes. The work for connecting it through airways is already underway.


Rail: The Ajmer Railway Station is a prominent one on the Jaipur-Ahmedabad line. The electrification of this rail route is under progress.

Road: The Golden Quadrilateral connects the city through NH8 with other major cities. There are many bus and taxi services available for Ajmer from Jaipur, Jodhpur and Delhi. Local buses make runs around the city and to nearby places like Pushkar.



Shopping & Entertainment

There a Mahila Mandi (Women’s Market) where ladies can shop for odnis, sarees, lehengas and table covers with traditional works of Rajasthan on them. From other markets, men can buy turban fabrics with tie and die work on them. Pushkar has very colourful and vibrant markets established in narrow lanes where different souvenirs and handicrafts can be bought. Camel Safari in Pushkar is also very popular.



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Frequently Asked Questions
  • How Many Days Should I Plan for Ajmer Trip?
    2-3 days are sufficient to explore the main attractions of Ajmer.
  • What is the nearest major airport or train station for Ajmer?
    The nearest major airport to Ajmer is Jaipur International Airport, while Ajmer Junction is the nearest train station.
  • What are the primary transportation options for reaching Ajmer?
    The primary transportation options for reaching Ajmer are by train, bus, or private car.
  • Are there any special events or festivals in Ajmer?
    The Urs Festival at Ajmer Sharif Dargah is a major event in Ajmer. Pushkar Fair, held in nearby Pushkar, is also popular among tourists.
  • What are the top tourist attractions in Ajmer?
    The top tourist attractions in Ajmer are the Ajmer Sharif Dargah, Ana Sagar Lake, Akbari Fort and Museum, and Nasiyan Jain Temple.
  • What are some must-try local dishes and restaurants in Ajmer?
    Some must-try local dishes in Ajmer are Dal Baati Churma, Mawa Kachori, and Sohan Halwa. Recommended restaurants include Ambrosia Restaurant and Mango Masala.
  • What types of accommodations are available in Ajmer?
    Ajmer offers a range of accommodations including luxury hotels, budget hotels, guesthouses, and homestays.
  • Are there any public transportation available in Ajmer?
    Yes, Ajmer has a public bus service that covers the main areas of the city.
  • What are the transportation options available in Ajmer?
    Transportation options in Ajmer include taxis, auto-rickshaws, and local buses.
  • What is the primary language spoken in Ajmer?
    The primary language spoken in Ajmer is Rajasthani and Hindi.
  • What is the best time to visit Ajmer?
    The best time to visit Ajmer is from October to March when the weather is pleasant.
  • What activities can be done in Ajmer?
    Activities in Ajmer include visiting the Ajmer Sharif Dargah, exploring the Ana Sagar Lake, shopping in the local markets, and enjoying camel rides in Pushkar.
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