Ajmer is situated in the south west of Jaipur, this place is a fountain wrapped in the green hills. Ajmer city was established by Raja Ajay Pal Chauhan in the 7th century A.D. and continued to be the main centre of the Chauhan power till 1193 A.D. Therefore Prithviraj Chauhan lost it to Mohammed Ghori, later then Ajmer became home to many empire. Nowadays, Ajmer is a famous pilgrimage place for the Muslims as well as Hindus. The place is mostly famous for the Dargah Sharif Ajmer-tomb of the Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti, which is parallel adore on both by the Hindus and the Muslims. The Ajmer is also a centre of culture & education. Here the Britishers chose Ajmer for the esteemed Mayo College, a school only for Indian gentry at one time. Therefore, presently it is one of the best public schools in the Ajmer. The Ajmer is also the base for visiting Pushkar (14 km.) also which has the contrast of having the only Brahma temple in the world. The view of Pushkar Lake is a divine place of Hindus. At the time of month Kartik (Oct/Nov), many pilgrims in large numbers to take a dip in the divine lake.
Tourist Attractions in Ajmer :-
1. Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Hasan Chisti (Dargah) :-
This holy place is one of the major tourist attraction places in Ajmer. This is the burial place of the famous Sufi Saint of the 13th century. Thus this place is also called to as the Ajmer Sharif.
2. The Taragarh Fort :-
This fort was established in the 17th century by the founder of Ajmer, Ajaypal Chauhan this fort stands on the top of a hill and gets a view of the whole city of Ajmer.
3. Adhai-Din-Ka-Jhonpra :-
The mosque was established by Alauddin Khilji (the ruler of the Khilji Empire under the Delhi Sultanate), is one of the perfect samples of Muslim style.
4. The Ana Sagar Lake :-
This beautiful lake was named by Anaji, and this was built by him between 1135- 1150 A.D. This lake was beautified after by the Mughal designs.