Founded in 1100
AD by Aijpal Chauhan, Ajmer derives its name from `Ajaya Meru'
the invincible hill, at the foot of which the present city
: September to April.
: Nearest Airport Jaipur is Jaipur (138 kms).
Ajmer is connected by rail to Delhi, Agra, Ahmedabad, Barmer,
Bharatpur, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Mount Abu and to Bombay
Ajmer is well connected by road with Agra (370 km), Bharatpur
(312 km), Bikaner (234 km), Bundi (139 km), Chittaurgarh (182
km), Delhi (444 km), Jaipur (138 km), Jaisalmer (458 km),
Jodhpur (205 km), Kota (178 km), Mount Abu (371 km) and Udaipur
: Rajasthan State Trans. Corpn. Buses connect Ajmer with the
WHAT TO SEE
Adhai-Din-Ka-Jhonpra, Ana Sagar Lake, Circuit House, Dargah of
Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, Soniji ka Nasiyan, Mayo College, Swami
Dayanand Saraswati Smarak, Taragarh Fort and the Museum. Pushkar
11 kms, Foy Sagar Lake 12 kms and Kishangarh 27 kms.
Information Bureau, Khadim Tourist Bungalow, Near Railway Station,
Tel : 20795.
There is a temple
dedicated to lord Brahma on the lake side. Mammoth Pushkar fair is
held here every autumn ( October / November ).Pushkar Fair Dates
: Nov 26-29, 1993; Nov 15-18, 1994; Nov 4-7, 1995.