Ajmer is a popular pilgrimage center for Hindus and muslims which has a large influx of pilgrims and tourists throughout the year. Located in the state of Rajasthan, it is famously known for its Dargah of the Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. This place is considered to be of important significance for muslims in India and visit the Dargah seeking blessings.
About 14 kms away from Ajmer is Pushkar which is said to be home to the only existing Brahma Temple. It is also famous for the cattle fair that takes place once a year. The Rangji temple, Saraswati temple and Savitri temple are other temples which are frequented by the tourists. Taragarh Fort with its six gates stands majestically in Ajmer which is of great historical importance. Ana Sagar, the museum and the Nareli Jain Temple are some of the tourist attractions too.
Apart from the historic marvels and the various landmarks, there are noteworthy scenic locations as well. The Anasagar lake which was built by Maharaja Anaji is a well known scenic spot. Lake Foy Sagar on the outskirts of Ajmer which was earlier created as a famine relief project, is known for its panoramic view of the aravalli mountains. These are some of the tourist places worth visiting in the town of Ajmer.
Ajmer experiences a hot and dry climate during summers, thus making post monsoon and winter the best time to visit this place. Itinerary of a trip to Ajmer can include famous places like Jaisalmer and Udaipur due to its close proximity. Ajmer is well connected to most parts of the country through its efficient bus and rail network.