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Ajmer Travel Guide

A shinning star in the secular sky of India - Ajmer is one of the most famous pilgrimages in India. Located in the state of Rajasthan and surrounded by...

A shinning star in the secular sky of India - Ajmer is one of the most famous pilgrimages in India. Located in the state of Rajasthan and surrounded by the Aravalli range, the city is awash with history. Ajayraj singh, a king of the Chauhan dynasty founded this magnificent city in the 7th century. The metropolis is safeguarded by the giant Taragarh Fort which is believed to be one of the oldest hill forts of the country. Many attractions feature on the Ajmer travel guide. Best time to visit Ajmer is from October to March. The metropolis has a number of attractions listed on its tourist itinerary such as Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra, the Nasiyan (Red) temple, Nimbark Peeth, Nareli Jain temple and many more. The city is known for the Dargah of Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. A number of devotees from all over the country as well as from different parts of the world come to the city to pay homage at the Dargah Sharif.

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How to Reach Ajmer
Ajmer, the fifth largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan, is a famous pilgrimage centre. Surrounded by the Aravalli mountains, this city is home to the holy shrine of the Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. Some of the city’s must visit tourist places include Taragarh Fort, Abkari Fort & Museum, Ana Sagar Lake, Soniji Ki Nasiyan and Lake Foy Sagar. Being an important pilgrimage destination, Ajmer is well-connected to other major cities of India by air, road and rail.
 
How to Reach Ajmer by Air
 
Presently, the nearest airport to Ajmer is the Sanganer Airport or Jaipur International Airport, which is located around 135 km away. There is another nearby airport, the Kishangarh Airport, which will commence operations in October 2016. Once you reach at the Jaipur airport, you can hire a cab in order to reach Ajmer; the journey will take around 2 to 3 hours.
 
How to Reach Ajmer by Road
 
Ajmer is well-connected by road as it is located on the Golden Quadrilateral National Highway 8, midway between Delhi and Mumbai. There are regular government as well as private AC and Non AC buses available, which connect Ajmer to nearby cities like Delhi, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaipur and Jaisalmer.
 
How to Reach Ajmer by Rail
 
The Ajmer Junction railway station comes on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad-Jaipur-Delhi line. It connects Ajmer to all major Indian cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Jaipur, Allahabad, Kolkata and Lucknow. You can hire either a taxi or an auto-rickshaw from the railway station to reach your hotel or any place in the city.

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I'm searching for a hotel near ajmer dargah which has 24 hour check out facility. Can u please suggest?
Hotel Grand Xenia Distance from Dargah 5 km Roof top restaurant with delicious food. Sharing my personal experience.
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I'm looking for a hotel near dargah shareef Ajmer with south Indian food facility. Please suggest.
Hotel New majestic, Opposite railway station , Dargah road, Ajmer
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I need AC room exact near Ajmer Dargah. Please suggest hotel.
Hotel Sahil, I am already stay TwoNight. Good Service, Good Communication, Good Place Walking Distance 2-3 Min.
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Can you suggest me some good hotels near by Ajmer railway station?
Hello Mr. Sudhiar jaiswal you can visit hotel kohinoor INN Ajmer. our hotel is just 2 min. walking distance from ajmer railway station, Hotel Kohinoor INN Ajmer Kutchery Road, Ajmer Tower
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I am looking for a good hotel near Ajmer bus stand. Please suggest me.
hotel tulsi palace.. situated in middle of city..just 1.5 km away from bus stand.. but other facilities are available there
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