|Elevation||486 m (1,594 ft)|
|Languages||Hindi, Rajasthani, English|
|Nearest city||Jaipur, Udaipur, Delhi|
|Nearby Cities:||Jaipur (135 km.)|
|Udaipur (274 Km.)|
|Jaisalmer (439 km.)|
|Delhi (391 km.)|
Ajmer City Guide
It is the 5th largest city of Rajasthan with population of 1 million. It is located in Aravalli Mountains. It is known for holy shrine of Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti and nearby town Pushkar renowned for the temple of Lord Brahma.
Ajmer was established in 7th century by Ajayraj Singh Chauhan. It was the capital of Hindustan till victory of Muslim invader Muhammad of Ghor in 1193. Subsequently it became part of Delhi Sultanate but again was conquered by the Rajput Sardars and was ruled till 15th century. Eventually it was also ruled by Mughal emperors, Marathas and British in pre-independence era.
Ajmer is a hot semi-arid climate with average rain of 55 cm. annually though rain occurs in Monsoon only from June to September. Its average temperature is 30°C (86°F) in summer and 15–18°C (59–64°F) in winter season.
Ajmer Tourist Places
- Inside Dargah Sharif
- Baradari on Lake Anasagar
- Soniji Ki Nasiyan
- Lake Foysagar at sunset
- Jain Temples
- Adhai din ka jhopra