Ajmer is an ancient city and a popular pilgrimage destination for both Hindus and Muslims. It is a centre of culture and education. Ajmer is a green oasis surrounded by the Aravalli Mountains. To the north of the city there is a large artificial lake, Anasagar. Ajmer serves as a base for visiting Pushkar.
Major tourist sites in and around Ajmer: Dargah Shariff Tomb, Taragarh Fort, Adhai Din Ka Jhonpda Temple, City‘s Museum, Mayo College, Soniji Ki Nasiyan Temple, Nareli Jain Temple, etc.
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When to visit: best time to visit is November to March.
HOW TO REACH
Nearest railway station: Ajmer Junction railway station. Ajmer is well linked by the railways with major cities in India, including Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Allahabad, Lucknow and Kolkata.
Nearest airport: Jaipur International Airport (IATA: JAI, ICAO: VIJP) is about 141 km (87.6 mi) away.
Buses: The Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation buses and private buses ply regularly to Delhi, Jaipur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, etc.
By road: The distance from Jaipur to Ajmer is about 135 km (83.8 mi) via NH 48. It takes around 2-3 hours.
The distance from Pushkar to Ajmer is about 16 km (9.9 mi) via NH58. It takes around 40 min.
the distance from Jodhpur to Ajmer is about 206 km (128 mi) via NH25. It takes around 3-4 hours.
The distance from Agra to Ajmer is about 375 km (233 mi) via Bikaner - Agra Rd. It takes around 6-7 hours.
the distance from Delhi to Ajmer is about 402 km (250 mi) via NH 48. It takes around 7-8 hours.
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