10 Best Places to Visit in Ajmer for an Amazing Trip to Rajasthan

Best Places to Visit in Ajmer

The Ajmer Sharif Dargah of saint Muin-ud-din Chishti is well renowned in Ajmer, which is encircled by the Aravali hills. As an outcome, Ajmer is one of the most important Islamic pilgrimage sites in the world. Traditions and culture bind the city, which is located 130 kilometers from Jaipur and 14 kilometers’ from Pushkar in Rajasthan. Ajmer has a special allure that stems from its long-standing tradition of culture and craftsmanship. Book the Rajasthan tour package offered by Lock Your Trip and enjoy the best places to visit in Ajmer to see the stunning Mughal architecture nestled in a spiritual atmosphere. Because of the Golden Jain Temple, the city is also a popular religious destination for Jains. During the Urs festival, which celebrates the anniversary of the death of Saint Moinuddin Chishti, visitors from all over the world come to the city.

Many visitors who come to Pushkar make a day journey to Ajmer. Ajmer has also been designate as a heritage city under the HRIDAY (Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana) scheme of the Indian government.

This blog will explore the Best Places to Visit in Ajmer.

Ajmer Sharif Dargah

The beautiful tomb of Sufi saint Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti, located at the end of a desolate hill, is one of India’s most famous pilgrimage centers and one of the most important places to visit in Ajmer, visited by people of all religions. He was a Sufi saint from Persia who dedicated his life to helping the poor and suffering people. You can also visit this place; all you need to do is just book the Rajasthan tour package to enjoy your trip to Rajasthan.

The area’s doorway is fram by a gate with silver doors that was create in phases. Emperor Akbar is suppos to have given the pots as a gift when the Lord blessed him with an heir to the throne.

Ana Sagar Lake

The stunning Ana Sagar Lake is a wonderful manmade lake in the city of Ajmer, Rajasthan, India. Its lake is best explor by sunsets when the landscapes are simply breathtaking. The view of the lake from the adjacent temple is pretty beautiful. Take a camera with you to record the magnificent and divine views that you will see here. During the summer, though, the lake may dry up.

The Ana Sagar Lake is border by Daulat Bagh Gardens, a magnificent landscape full of massive open spaces and rich flora.  The lake is just 13 kilometers from Ajmer’s main city. There is an island in the middle of the lake. Tourists enjoy boating and water scooter excursions here. The lake is approximately 4.4 meters deep and covers an area of 12 kilometers.

Adhai Din Ka Jhopda

On the edges of Ajmer, outside the Dargah of Khwaja Muin-up-din Chishti, are the remarkable remains of the Adhai-din-ka-Jhonpra mosque, which is one of the most popular destinations to visit in Ajmer.

According to mythology, construction took only two and a half days in 1153. Some claim it was call after a two and a half-day celebration. It was initially establish as a Sanskrit college, but when Mohammed of Ghori conquered Ajmer in 1198, he transformed it into a mosque by building a seven-arched wall adorned in Islamic calligraphy at the front of the pillared hall.

Although it requires renovation, it is an outstanding piece of architecture with towering domes, pillars, and a lovely curved screen made mostly from Jain and Hindu temple pieces.

Akbar’s Palace & Museum

Akbar’s palace, built in 1570AD, is where he and his army slept at Ajmer when visiting the Ajmer Sharif Dargah. It is well-known for its museum, which displays ancient military equipment as well as fine sculptures, paintings, and other Mughal-era antiques. The museum exhibits many aspects of Rajput and Mughal living and combat styles. The enormous black giant statue of Devi Kali at the palace is very well know. 

Durga Bag Garden

Durga Bag is a beautiful little garden going back to the Mughal ages, situated just on the banks of the spectacular Ana Sagar Lake. The Garden, one of the most important historical places to visit in Ajmer, was build in 1868 by Emperor Shiv Dan.

The open grassy spaces filled with organically growing trees give the area a calm atmosphere. The nearby Baradari marble pavilions built by Emperor Shah Jahan made a contribution to the Gardens’ visual majesty.

Nasiyan Temple

The Nasiyan Temple, built in 1865, is located on Prithvi Raj Marg in Ajmer. The temple, popularly known as Lal Mandir (Red Temple), is a two-floor building dedicated to Lord Adinath, the first Jain ‘Tirthankara.’ It is one of the top Ajmer tourist attractions.

One section of the temple is a prayer area with an idol of Lord Adinath, while the other is a museum with a hall. The museum’s exhibit is build of gold and depicts the five stages of Lord Adinath’s life.

The hall’s 3,200 square feet are cover with Belgium stain glass and stain glasswork. The Golden Temple is know for its central lobby. Which is decorat with gold and silver ornaments.

Prithviraj Smarak

The Prithviraj Smarak is a tribute to Prithviraj Chauhan, the Rajput Chauhan empire’s great hero. The memorial, located on Ajmer’s Taragarh Road, has a black stone figure of the king riding on a horse.

This is seen with a bow and arrow. Prithvi Raj Chauhan (formerly Prithvi Raj) was Chauhan’s last emperor in the 12th century. He was enthron to rule the twin cities of Delhi and Ajmer. He was recognize as the personification of bravery and patriotism.

Mayo College

Mayo College, founded in the late 1800s by the Earl of Mayo, is a famous boys-only residential school in Ajmer. The college building, surround by plant gardens and statues. Is know for its Indo-Saracenic architectural style. Within its premises, the College has a museum that displays antique artwork and taxidermized birds.

Buland Darwaja

This semi-octagonal Darwaja tower, showcasing the magnificence of Akbar’s era, is one of the historical locations in Ajmer. Its A huge structure was build to honor Akbar’s victory over Khandesh and Ahmednagar in 1576. This massive gateway, which stands around 176 feet tall, serves as the southern entrance to the J Dargah Sharif. This magnificent entrance, carved and made of red sandstone and marble, exemplifies extraordinary craftsmanship and art.

Ajmer Government Museum

The Government Museum of Ajmer, located on the grounds of the old 16th century Akbari Fort in Ajmer, houses a great collection of historical artefacts, exhibitions, sculptures, miniature paintings, and others. Art, archaeology, armory, crafts, history, and miscellaneous are only a few of the sections of the museum. Sculptures of Vishnu, Surya, Trimurti, Lakshmi Narayan, Hariharan, Kuber, Revanta, Mahisha Shur Mardini, Saptamatrikas, Jain Saraswati, and Kali can be found here. There are some mediaeval battle weapons on display as well. Visit this museum by just booking the Rajasthan tour package by LYT