About Ajmer and Pushkar

Ajmer

AJMER ALSO KNOWN AS HOLLY CITY OF RAJASTHAN WAS BUILT IN 16TH-CENTURY BY MUGHAL EMPEROR AKHBAR. THE CITY IS RAJASTHAN’S MOST IMPORTANT PLACE IN ISLAMIC HISTORY AND HERITAGE, SINCE IT IS THE HOME TO THE SHRINE OF KHWAJA MUIN-UD-DIN CHISHTI, AJMER DARGAH SHAREEF. EVERY YEAR LAKHS OF PILGRIMS FROM AROUND THE WORLD VISIT THE CITY TO SEEK BLESSINGS OF ALMIGHTY. AJMER IS ALSO IMPORTANT TO JAIN RELIGION AS IT ALSO HAS NARELI TEMPLE.

Pushkar

PUSHKAR IS SITUATED ABOUT 13 KM FROM AJMER. BUILT BETWEEN THE ARAVALLI RANGES. IT HOLDS AN IMPORTANT SITE FOR HINDUS AND IT IS THE HOME TO WORLD’S ONLY BRAHMA TEMPLE. PUSHKAR LAKE IS CONSIDERED TO BE SACRED AND IS SURROUNDED BY 52 GHATS. HOWEVER, FOR YOUNGSTERS IN RAJASTHAN IT IS A HILL STATION AND SHORT GETAWAY LOCATION.