Ajmer is the historical city of Rajasthan, situated in the middle of Rajasthan. Ajmer is located on the slopes of Taragarh hill of the Aravali mountain range. The town was established in the seventh century by a Chauhan king named Ajayraj Singh. The real name of this city was ‘Ajayameru’.

Another favorite tourist destination is the 12th-century artificial lake Ana Sagar which was constructed by Maharaja Arnoraj. Ajmer is home to one of the oldest hill forts in the world – Taragarh Fort which was the seat of the Chauhan dynasty. Ajmer Jain Temple is another tourist place in Ajmer.

It is said that the Chauhan dynasty built the Taragarh Fort, which is called ‘India’s first hill fort.

Here is the list of amazing tourists places in Ajmer:

1. Ana Sagar
2. Adhai Din ka Jhopara
3. Akbar’s Palace & Museum
4. Soniji Ki Nasiyan
5. Durga Bagh garden
6. The Clock Tower
7. Roopangarh Fort
8. Mayo College Museum
9. Fort Masuda
10. Sambhar Lake
11. Government Museum
12. Prithviraj Smarak
13. Taragarh Fort

1. Ana Sagar:

Ana Sagar Lake in Ajmer is a natural artificial lake, which Arnoraj Chauhan created, the grandfather of Prithviraj Chauhan. He was also known as Anaji, hence this lake is named after him. Ana Sagar Lake is the largest lake in Ajmer.

The best time to visit Ana Sagar Lake is in October and March. When the weather is pleasant enough. It dries up in summer. The lake is surrounded by the famous Daulat gardens, which were built by Jahangir.

There is also an island in the middle of the lake. A ferry or scooter can be taken from the eastern end of Daulat Bagh to reach the island.

Address: Ana Sagar Lake, Ajmer- 305001, Rajasthan, India

Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Entry Fees: While entry to the lake is free, the charge
for boating is INR 160 per person.

2. Adhai Din ka Jhopara:

In the reality, this structure makes by Samrat Chauhan Bisaldev in 1153.

‘Adhai din ka hut’ was built in 1192 AD by Qutubuddin Aibak on the orders of Afghan general Mohammad Ghori. In fact, there was a huge Sanskrit school (school) and temple at this place, which was demolished and converted into a mosque.
It is believed that this structure was built in two and a half days. This mosque is surrounded by a wall that has 7 arches, on which verses of Quran are written.

Adhai Din ka Jhopara is an amazing place to visit and go with children because they also know about our real history. A must-go place.

Timings: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Entry Fees: There is no entry fee for visiting this place.

Address: FJ4G+33J, Ander Kote Rd, Lakhan Kothri, Ajmer, Rajasthan 305001

3. Akbar’s Palace & Museum:

Akbar’s Palace & Museum is situated at a distance of 1 km from Ajmer railway Station. This place is 1.5 km away from Dargah Sharif. This is a very popular tourist place in Ajmer.

This place was built under the Mughal emperor Akbar in 1570 AD.
The Archaeological Museum was established in 1949. Located in the Dil-e-Ahram Garden of Ajmer, the museum is divided into three sections and is one of the best Ajmer tourist places

Compared to the collection of sculptures and some excavation material from earlier civilizations, the museum has two ‘Yupa Pillars’ (sacrifice posts). These are adorned with inscriptions from Barnala as well as Pratihara sculptures from the 8th century and terracotta belonging to the early historical period.

Address: Naya Bazar, Naya Bazaar, Ajmer, Rajasthan 305001

Timings: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM from Tuesday to Sunday (closed every Monday)

Entry Fees: INR 10 for Indians, and INR 50 for foreigners

4. Soniji Ki Nasiyan:

Soni Ji Ki Nasian is a famous Jain temple situated on Prithviraj Marg in Ajmer city. It is popularly known as Soni Ji ki Nasian and is one of the best Jain temples in Rajasthan.

The name of Soni ji’s Nasian is Siddhakoot Chaityalaya in Ajmer and it is also known as ‘Lal Mandir’.

Which is also known as the Golden City or the City of Gold.
Which is one of the most amazing architectural masterpieces of the universe in Jainism’s version, this temple has many gilded wooden figures depicting many figures of Jainism.

Soni Ji ki Nasian is one of the popular pilgrimage sites of Ajmer where long queues of pilgrims are seen.

Only Jains are allowed to enter the main temple but others can visit the Golden City behind the main worship area.

Address: FJ7J+MQQ, Prithivi Raj Marg, Dumada, Dargah Bazar, Ajmer, Rajasthan 305001

Timings: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Entry fee: INR 10 (Indians) | INR 25 (foreigners)

5. Durga Bagh garden:

Durga Bagh is a beautiful lake located in Ajmer, situated on the banks of Anasagar Lake, which was constructed by Maharaja Shiv Dan in the year 1868. It is counted among the best-known gardens of Ajmer.

Durga Bagh is a lush green garden with a large number of flowers. To enhance the beauty of Durga Bagh, pavilions were built here by Emperor Shah Jahan.

Address: FJ9J+RV4, Daulat Bagh Rd, Ganj, Ajmer, Rajasthan 305001
Entry: Free

6. The Clock Tower:

Ajmer’s Clock Tower (Ajmer_clock_tower) In the year 1887, on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of the reign of Queen Victoria of the British Empire, the clock tower building has been built on a high marble platform in front of Ajmer Junction Railway Station.
Hence it is also known as Victoria Jubilee Clock Tower.
Ajmer has two Clock_Tower, the second clock tower is located in #mayocollege

There are big clocks installed in all four directions of the clock tower which always tell the correct time but
Many times the clock of the clock tower is damaged, then to get it repaired, the masons are called from outside to get it repaired. Seeing them one time it seems as if the pace of Ajmer city has stopped.

A must place to visit in Ajmer. This is one of the attraction of Ajmer attractions.

Address: FJ4P+MJG, NH 8, Parao, Ajmer, Rajasthan 305001

7. Roopangarh Fort:

Rupangarh Fort was a former fort that is currently a hotel. It is located in Rupangarh in the Indian state of Rajasthan
It was built by Maharaj Roop Singh in 1648.

Today this fort has been converted into a heritage hotel. It is said that this hotel is for those who have a good understanding of history.

The fort reflects the Rajasthani architecture and was also known as a strategic location for important Rajputana movements. The stones and marble of Rajasthan were used to build this fort, which adds to the beauty of this fort and attracts visitors.

For visiting tourists this heritage hotel has all the basic facilities which include music, internet, and a library. A morning walk has also been arranged for the tourists coming here to get acquainted with nature.

Address: QVW2+M77, Makrana Rd, Roopangarh, Rajasthan 305814

8. Mayo College Museum:

Mayo College was established by the 6th Earl of Mayo, who was the Viceroy of India from 1869 to 1872, to provide education according to British standards to the princely rulers. The British established this school to provide education to the Indian elite, especially the Rajputana elite.

The museum located inside the Jhalawar House is home to many ancient artifacts and armory sections.

The coat of arms of the college has been designed by Lockwood Kipling, former Principal of the School of Art, Lahore. He was also the father of the famous writer Rudyard Kipling.

A must-visit place for history love travelers.

Address: CMW3+HQ2, Mayo Link Rd, Bihari Ganj, Ajmer, Rajasthan 305007

Timings: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Entry Fees: NA

9. Fort Masuda:

 

Fort Masuda was originally constructed around 1595 AD but the condition of this fort rapidly deteriorated and it soon turned into a ruin. But later it was restored and renovated by Nar Singh Ji Martiya.

This fort has many compartments like the Kaanch Mahal, Bada Mahal, Chandra Mahal etc.

In Fort Masuda, collection of miniature Rajput paintings on the walls and also a library of rare manuscripts. The paintings have a Persian influence too. There is also a Gopaldwara Temple around the periphery.

Address: 3GV4+56P, Gandhi Chowk, Masuda, Rajasthan 305623

Time Required: 1 to 2 hours

10. Sambhar Lake:

Sambhar Lake spread over the districts of Jaipur, Ajmer, and Nagaur is an internationally renowned Ramsar site. The lake is the second-largest brackish water lake in India and the largest in the state and the largest inland salt production center in Asia.

This lake is perfect for photogenic trevellers. If you plan to visit Ajmer you must visit this lake because you have an amazing experience here.

Address: Sambhar, Rajasthan 303604

11. Government Museum:

Ajmer Government Museum is situated in the old city and near the railway station. This place was built by the Mughal emperor Jahangir in 1616.

This museum is inside Akbar’s fort and is also known as a magazine.

In the museum has old coins, a prehistoric section, miniature paintings, sculptures, etc.

Ajmer Government Museum was later developed by pandit Gori Shankar Heera Chand Ojha.

In this museum visitors know very much knowledge about history sp, this is the must visit the place.

Address: FJ6M+79M, Museum Rd, Gol Pyau, Naya Bazaar, Ajmer, Rajasthan 305001

12. Prithviraj Chauhan Smarak:

Prithviraj Chauhan Memorial, located on Taragarh Road in Ajmer, is a memorial to the great hero of the Chauhan dynasty, Prithviraj Chauhan.

It was built to pay tribute to the great warrior who was considered a symbol of courage and patriotism. Let us tell you that in the monument the idol of the king has been carved out of black marble, in which Prithviraj Chauhan is depicted as sitting on a horse and aiming his enemy with a weapon.

Set amidst magnificent step-gardens on the Aravalli hills, the historical site offers an incredible view of Ajmer city.

Which is considered one of the most attractive places in Ajmer for tourists and history lovers to visit.

With this statue, Indians have special emotions. So, if you plan to visit in Ajmer you must visit this place.

Address: CJJ8+VJG Rajput Samrat Prithviraj Statue, Taragarh Rd, Lajpat Nagar, Ramganj, Ajmer, Rajasthan 305003

13. Taragarh Fort:

Taragarh fort was established by the Chauhan dynasty and was once called the Star Fort.

Thrilled by its unusual structure and architecture, Rudyard Kipling described it as “more the work of Goblins than men”.

The fort serves as a great reminder of the bravery of Miran Sahib, the erstwhile governor of the fort who had sacrificed his life in a disheartening encounter in 1210. The fort sits majestically on the top of the Aravalli

Ranges and offers amazing panoramic views of the city of Ajmer, making it a major tourist attraction here.

Address: Taragarh Fort, Taragarh Rd, Taragarh, Ajmer, Rajasthan 305001

Timings: 9 AM – 7 PM

Entry fee: INR 20