Ajmer Sights and Landmarks Guide, India
Ajmer is one of the most visited places of India due to the historical monuments and religious beliefs. The religious beliefs of Ajmer are so famous that people from all religions visit the city in order to pray for something they desire the most.
There have been stories which say that some serious wishes came true after people prayed in the famous Dargah of Ajmer. The most famous of these stories is that of Emperor Akbar who had visited this place on foot (no comfort rides) when he wanted a son who would take over his kingdom of India after Akbar.
This famous Dargah Shareef, which was built after the death of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti, is the most visited religious spot for people of various beliefs all over India and many outside India too. Dargah Shareef is built around the region where some very famous saints are buried after death. Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti was one of the most famous Sufi Saints for Muslims.
This Dargah is located where the Taragarh Hills comince. The monument consists of many beautiful buildings all built of shining white marble. Nizam of Hyderabad donated a huge gate for this Dargah and this gate is also an important reason why tourists visit this place.
The famous Akbari Masjid is a mosque which was donated by Emperor Akbar after his prayer was listened.
Another important tourist hot spot is the small town of Pushkar which is located around 23 kilometers from the city of Ajmer. This town is very famous amongst the tourists for the architectural design of Brahma Temple which is said to have been built somewhere in the year of 14th century and the Pushkar Lake. The Brahma Temple of Pushkar is said to be the only temple of this kind on earth. You won’t find another similar one.
The town of Pushkar is also famous for its Fair of Camels which is held every year. Loads of camels are to be seen during this fair.
Magazine is the famous museum of Ajmer. This monument was used by Prince Salim, who was the son of Akbar. Prince Salim is said to be responsible for giving up the Mughal rule which resulted in the British Army totally conquering this country.
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