Ajmer is one of the most popular sacred cities of India. It is also one of the most visited cities of Rajasthan due to the sacred tomb of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti. It is the most important and the holiest site for Islam followers around the world.
There are also so many other popular tourist attractions such as Tara Garh, Mayo College, Ana Sagar Lake, Pushkar Lake and others.
6 Best Tourist Places in Ajmer for Religious and Historical Places Trip
1. Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti Dargah Sharif
The Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti Dargah Sharif is one of the most visited sacred places in India. He was the great Sufi saint in the history of India. Every Friday, people came from various places of India for prayers. All religious people gather here for the prayers i.e. Muslim, Hindu, Christians and others.
The Dargah Sharif was visited by the most of celebrities of India for prayers and blessings. For example, Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Manmohan Singh, Katrina Kaif, Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and others.
2. Lake Foy Sagar
Lake Foy Sagar is an artificial lake which was built by Mr. Foy to help the people in the 1892 famine. It is situated near the city of Ajmer in Rajasthan. The Lake Foy Sagar becomes the most popular tourist spot near the city of Ajmer. The lake is spread over the land of 14,000,000 square feet which can store 15 million cubic feet water.
3. Ana Sagar Lake
The Ana Sagar Lake is another artificial lake which was built by Anaji Chauhan in the city of Ajmer. The Ana Sagar Lake is spread over the land of 13 km, one of the largest artificial lakes in the city. During the British rule, a circuit house was used as the British residency.
This lake is considered as one of the most beautiful artificial lakes in the country. During the summer, the lake becomes dry and have less water.
4. Taragarh Fort
Taragarh Fort is one of the most historic forts in the state of Rajasthan. The Fort is situated in the town of Bundi. The distance between Ajmer to Bundi is 175 km which may take up to 3 hours of driving by car. The best time to visit this fort is from July to February. You can also visit the Maharana Pratap Memorial which is situated on the way.
5. Pushkar Lake
The Pushkar Lake is one of the most sacred lakes for Hinduism followers in the world. It is located in the town of Pushkar in Ajmer district. It is also one of the oldest lake in the town. The Lake is also mentioned in the 4th century BC coins.
The Pushkar town is visited by thousands of pilgrims during the Pushkar Fair. There are more than 500 Hindu temples are located in the town.
6. Akbar’s Palace and Museum
The Royal Palace was built by Akbar, the great emperor of the history of India. It is one of the most visited royal palaces in the state of Rajasthan. It is the most popular tourist attraction in the city of Ajmer. The Palace has also a museum, shows the historical items.
Article Title: 6 Best Tourist Places in Ajmer for Religious and Historical Places Trip
Article last re-published on September 11, 2019.