Ajmer Tourism and Travel Guide

The name ‘Ajmer’ is a modification of its earlier name ‘Ajayameru’, which means the invincible hill. This was the place for hill fort ‘Taragarh’, which was built by Ajay Pal Chauhan. The city of Ajmer is perhaps the perfect example of the unity that prevails in the diversity of the country. Founded by a Hindu, Raja Ajay Pal Chauhan, in the early 7th century, it houses the Dargah Sharif-tomb of Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. Today, the shrine, which is equally revered by Muslims and Hindus, attracts pilgrims from all over the world. The modern day Ajmer is a popular pilgrimage center as well a center of culture and education. Access Air :The nearest airport is Jaipur which is 135 kms away. Train :Ajmer is on the Delhi-Jaipur-Marwar-Ahmedabad-Mumbai line Road :It is connected with bus from all places

State

Rajasthan

District

Ajmer

Phone Area Code

145

Population

2600000

City Area(km)

8480