Travel in Rajasthan, India
A Rajasthani Kid is playing "Ek Tara"
Thar Desert Jaisalmer in Background, Rajasthan, India

Ajmer Tourist Places

  Ana Sagar
  Dargah or Ajmer Sharif
  Adhai-Din-Ka-Jhopra
  Akbar's Palace
  Nasiyan [Red] Temple
  Shahajahan's Mosque
  Mayao Collage
  Pushkar Lake
  Foy Sagar
  Man Mahal
  Taragarh
  Abhaneri Temples

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Rajasthan Tourist Destinations

  Jaipur
  Jodhpur
  Jaisalmer
  Udaipur
  Mandawa
  Pushkar
  Barmer
  Bharatpur

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Wildlife Sanctuaries

  Ranthambore National Park
  Bharatpur Birds Sanctuary
  Sariska National Park

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Fairs & Festivals Rajasthan

  Pushkar Fair
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  Desert Fair Jaisalmer

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Red Fort Jama Masjid
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Birla Temple Appu Ghar

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Ajmer

History of Ajmer

Picture View of Ajmer Shepard - RajasthanThe small town of Ajmer, 78 miles west of Jaipur, played a surprisingly important role in India's history. Set at the point where the rocky Aravalli Hills end and the Thar Desert begins, this was originally the stronghold of the powerful Chauhan Dynasty of Rajputs, who built India's first ever hill fort here in the 7th century, Taragarh, whose ruins you can still see today.

 

 

Ajmer was ruled by the great Raja Prithvi Chauhan the last Hindu king of Delhi, until his defeat in 1192 . After having changed hands several times, in 1556 Ajmer finally came under the Mughal Emperor, Akbar who used it as the headquarters for his vitally important operations in Rajasthan. It was here, a generation later, that the first British Ambassador,Later Emperor Aurangzeb - Rajasthan Sir Thomas Roe, had an historic meeting with Emperor Jahangir in 1615, and it was here, half a century later, that the critical battle between the Mughals crown prince, Dara Shukoh, and the usurper, was fought. Later Emperor, Aurangzeb, took place. In the 19th century, Ajmer became a little British enclave, from where the British Chief Commissioner for Rajputana kept and eagle eye on all the Rajput Kingdoms. Today Ajmer is, frankly, not the most charming of towns, unlike its hayday in the 17th century when it was Emperor Shah Jahan pleasure resort. There are also various buildings of historical interest to visit here.

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Ana Sagar   Dargah or Ajmer Sharif   Adhai-Din-Ka-Jhopra   Akbar's Palace  
Nasiyan [Red] Temple   Shahajahan's Mosque   Mayao Collage   Pushkar Lake   Foy Sagar
  Man Mahal Taragarh
 Abhaneri Temples

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