Rajasthan is one of the places in India, which is well recognized for its culture. Other thing which has become the attraction of Rajasthan is the pilgrimage places in the state. It homes many beautiful and historical pilgrimage points and it becomes a reason why people from across the globe turn out for this very famous largest state in India. Among all other places and cities in Rajasthan, Ajmer has its own significance and historical importance. It is located few miles away from the state capital Jaipur and homes the famous Dargah Sharif.
Dargah Sharif: Dargah Sharif is the main attraction and in fact the identity of the city, but it is not the only thing that you can see and explore here. Ajmer Sharif is next to Mecca and Medina for the Muslims of South Asia. It is a famous shrine that attracts Muslims and non-Muslim pilgrims both. But this is not the only thing that you can find and explore in Ajmer.
Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra: Adhai-din-Ka-Jhonpra is a remarkable structure, and a masterwork of Indo-Islamic construction located on the fringes, of the city, just yonder the Dargah. As the legend goes, its construction took two and a half days (Adhai-Din) to complete. It was originally a Sanskrit college, built within a temple.
Nasiyan Temple: There is a famous Jain temple located in Ajmer and it is Nasiyan Temple. Nasiyan Temple in red color built in 1865. The wooden gilt in the double storeyed hall exhibits images from the Jain mythology, describing the ancient Jain concepts well.
Ana Sagar and Foy Sagar Lake: The city is also bestowed with the beauty of lakes, Ana Sagar Lake, which is built in between 1135-1150 AD, by damming the river Luni. This artificial lake is bounded by hills and on its bank is a beautiful park - the Dault Bagh, making this place one fine spot for strolling in the morning and evening. Foy Sagar is just 5 Km from the town and 3 Km further up the valley from Ana Sagar Lake.
Tarahgarh Fort: It is the only and the most famous fort of Ajmer. The ruins of the fort still describes the golden era of king rule here. Apart from this the place is best to have a magnificent view of the city.
On your trip to Ajmer, don’t halt by exploring only the Dargah Sharif. The place has so much to offer to the pilgrims so that they can collect golden memories of the city that they can cherish for a lifetime.
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