Rajasthan - Ajmer City


Rajasthan City - Ajmer

» Ajmer General Information
The strategic location of Ajmer has caused it ho have a turbulent and voilent history. Straddling the access to Gujarat amd Malwa, it was the centre of Chauhan power till the defeat of Prithviraj Chauahn in 1193 AD by Mohammad Ghori. Founded by Raja Jayaraha Chauahn in 7th century AD, Ajmer has become a great centre of pilgrimage for both Hindus and Islamic cultures. The city derives its name from Ajaipal who also built one of the earliest fortresses at Taragarh on top of the Ajaimeru hills.
» Facts and Figure
Area 8481 sq km

486 mts

Temperature Summer Max 38.1 °C Min 27.7 °C
Winter Max 23.3 °C Min 5.5 °C

Rajasthani, Hindi and English and Urdu

STD Code 0145
Best Time to Visit September to March.
» How to Reach Ajmer
Air : Ajmer, Jodhpur and Udaipur lie on the Airlines route Delhi and Mumbai.

Rail : Most of the Rajasthan is accessible by a network of rail services. Indian Railway reservation office opens from Monday to Saturday. There are several trains from Ajmer to Agra, Bombay, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Kota, Chittorgarh, Alwar, Ajmer and Delhi. There is a Shatabdi Exp. between Ajmer and Delhi and continue to Alwar and Ajmer.

Road : The state Roadways coaches link most tourist places and business centres in and around the state. Chauffer-driven air conditioned cars can be hired through the state tourist offices and other approved operators.
» Ajmer Festivals
Urs, Ajmer Sharif : The Urs festival begins with the sighting of the moon of Rajab each year. The beginning of the festivities is heralded by the melodious sound of the 'Shehnai' alongwith the rhythmic accompaniment of 'naggaras'- local drums. During the festival about 100 tonnes of rice alongwith dry fruits and condiments is cooked in the large 'degh' ot cauldron.
» Ajmer Sightseeing
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