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.