The awe-inspiring city of Ajmer is considered to be a tourist delight because it is full of bewitching natural beauty, religious attractions and historic sightseeing destinations. It is one of the popular holy pilgrimage places in Ajmer that is situated in the bewitching state of Rajasthan and surrounded by the royal Aravalli range. By visiting this city, you will get to see lot of wonderful forts, mosques and lakes that will truly mesmerize you. The place is also well-known for its traditional handicrafts work. Some of the popular places to visit in Ajmer are as follows:
The Ajmer Sharif Dargah
The Dargah of Khawaja Saheb is one of the popular tourist attractions of Ajmer. It is a burial ground of Sufi Saint Moinuddin Chishti and a huge number of from the various corners of India and the world visit this sacred place to offer players and get blessings. It is nestled in the center of Ajmer and the attractive architectural work of the Dargah will really captivate your attention. The shrine of the great saint attracts lots of visitors every year during ‘Urs’ which is organized for the period of six days to celebrate the death anniversary of the saint.
Adhai-din-kajhonpra is a very stunning structure that was constructed by the Alauddin Khilji. It is one of best examples of the Indo-Islamic architecture that will truly magnetize you. It was originally a Sanskrit college, but was demolished by the Mohamed Ghauri and converted it into a mosque. The mosque has got the strange name because its construction was completed in two and half days. It is one of the special attractions of Ajmer.
It is a very beautiful fort that is located on a Nagpahari top of hill and was built in the seventh century by the founder of the city, Ajaipal Chauhan. From the fort, you can see an exceptional bird’s eye view of the Ajmer. The fort truly showcases the magnificent display of the Rajasthani structural design. The Rani Mahal, Miran Saheb ki Dargah and the big water tank are some of the prominent structures that can be seen inside the fort.
Ana Sagar Lake
The Ana Sagar Lake is considered to be one of the landmark destinations of the city and it allures tourists from the various geographical locations of the world. The enchanting artificial lake was built in the 12th century A.D. by the grandfather of Prithvi Raj Chauhan, Anaji Chauhan. The lake is enveloped by the beautiful marble pavilions that were constructed by the great Mughal emperor Shahjahan. The lake is now a very famous picnics spot where the people spend an enjoyable time. The boating facilities are also available.