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Some of the Important Historical Places to visit in Ajmer

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                                                                                      Historical Places in Ajmer, India

From earliest times, the history of ajmer can be traced, while ajmer ltbecome a deliberately and politically imperative position through the chauhan influence in the section. The taragarh fort has play an significant role in the partial history of a jmer, rajasthan, india. The history and traditions of ajmer reflect a conservatively rich diverse traditions that has fascinated the good belongings from the chauhan, maratha and mughal culture.
 
The history of Ajmer take an significant roll when the great fighter prithvi raj chauhan sit on the throne of ajmer. It is whispered that ruler akbar often travel to ajmer an on pilgrimage to the dargah of hazrat hasan moinuddin chisti. In the later on years the scandia ruler play a major role in the history of ajmer, rajasthan, india. The times gone by of ajmer began when raja ajai pal chauhan accepted his capital in this part of rajasthan. Known as ajaimeru in the past raja ajai pal's stranglehold was rechristened as ajme in the later on years. According to the acheleshwar stone dedication (1320 a.d.) And the hansi inscription (1167 a.d.) The the past of chauhans can be traced back to the planetary family although more than a few other records state that the chauhans are suryavanshi's. So it is not really clear whether they belong to the lunar family.
 
The history of Ajmer sparkles with mannerly exploit of the great prithvi raj chauhan who reigns ultimate in this part of rajasthan for more than 13 years. He learn a lot from his mother kapuridevi, who was an capable stateswoman. The history of ajmer is the history of the great and spiritual messenger of allah, hazrat khwaja moinuddin chisti, who lived and preach honesty and trust in ajmer rajasthan. There is a number of mosque and creative monuments that remind you of the magnificent mughal rule in this part of rajasthan, india. After the refuse of the mughals, control of ajmer passed into the hands of the new power brokers, the marathas, mainly the scindias of gwalior. By 1818, ajmer had come under the power of the british who left their heritage in the form of some excellent academic institutions like the king george military school and the important mayo college, a public school for the young rajput princes.
Ajmer has a public transport scheme and also lots of autos which is available all from end to end the city. The nearby airport is at jaipur and traveler is advised to book pre set taxis for pick from the airport. The distance is around 130 km and taxi company usually charge around rs 1500 for the trip.
 
Ajmer railway station is located in the city and there is many auto rickshaws that are available from station. Tempos,
tongas, cycle rickshaws and autos are the main mode of inter- city transport.
 
Tempo
 
Tempos are available extensively and they charge around rs 10 to any part of the city.
 
Cycle rickshaw
 
Cycle rickshaws are another not expensive method of travel. They  found in street corners and there prices negotiable.
 
Auto rickshaw
 
Auto rickshaws is a fast and cheap way to travel around the
ajmer. There is no separate night fare. They have a fixed rate system and it is advisable to check the prices before hand.
 
Sai Baba Temple

                                                     Sai baba temple ajmer

This is the most beautiful sai baba temple completely manufactured by super quality marble. It is the only one temples with its unique infrastructure in among all rajasthan. This temple is situated at beawer road, Aimer
 
Government Museum

                                                        Govt. <museum ajmer

Located in the heart of the older city and close to the railway station the museum is housed in the attractive fort and palace build by the mughal emperor akbar in 1570. It be here to the british representative sir thomas roe meet emperor jahangir in 1616. What is today normally identified as magazine is the palace housing where the emperors live. Later on than british profession in 1818 and during the first war of independence in 1857 it was use as the rajputana store by the british which give the name magazine.
 
Mayo College 

                                                     Mayo College ajmer

One of india's best public schools, located in the south-east of the city. It was founded in 1875 a.d. Only for the princes. Each prince along by his whole entourage and an english teacher had his individual home inside the spacious college ground covering 81 hectares. At the present it is a public school open to all.
 
Sarwar Sharif

                                                      Sarwar sharif ajmer

Hazrat khwaja fakhruddin (r.a.) Was the eldest son of khwaja sahib (r.a.) Who earned his livelihood by farming in mandal town. He was a great saint and a scholar as well . Af ter twenty years of khwaja sahib. (r.a.)  Death he died in sarwar town, some 40 miles away from ajmer. His mazar is located near a pond in the town. His urs is celebrated on the 3rd of shaban every year with great fervour. He was blessed with five sons. One of his sons, hazrat khwaja hussamuddin was a perfect sufi. His grave is at sanbar sharif. Every year on 13 and 14 rajab urs is organised.
To reach sarwar  sherif you can take a st bus from ajmer bus stand which is 15 minutes away from the dargah. Or you can hire a sumo. There is regular bus after every half an hour from ajmer to sarwar. It take around two hous to reach sarwar.
Sarwar sharif 
To arrive at sarwar  sherif you be able to take a st bus from ajmer bus stand which is 15 minutes gone from the dargah. Or you can also hire a sumo. There is continue bus after all half an hour from ajmer to sarwar. It takes around two hours to arrive at sarwar.
 
Dhai din ka Jhopda

 

                               dhai din ka jhopda ajmer

Dhai din ka jhopra and dhai din ki masjid both is a grand mosque, complete of red stone and situated at a sky-scraping place. Sultan shamsuddin altamash get it repair and prepared some changes. One can reach the building; it start from dargah bazar to west along the boundary wall of dargah sharif. After crossing tirpoli darwaza, there is mohalla inderkot. At a short distance from inderkot this mosque is located on right hand side.

Adhai-din ka jhonpra eventually represents religious vandalism of some muslim powers and it is constructed in the place of a jain temple. Since the it took only two and a half days to finish the construction of the mosque, it became known as adhai-din which literally means two and a half days. In the beginning the structure was a sanskrit college, and later in 1198 muhammad ghori changed it into a mosque. A perfect blend of hindu muslim architecture, the seven-arched wall and the pillars of this pretty shrine makes special attraction.
"font-family: Verdana; ">The fascia of this lovely mosque consists of many small arch of yellow limestone. Six less significant arches of arab derivation in which little rectangular panel are located for a lighting organism, is a unique feature found in very old arabian mosques. The core of the jhonpra look like a hindu temple than that of a mosque, with a main hall prop up by splendid columns. Three pillars are positioned over in such a way that the shrine looks more elevated than the actual height. With its delicately imprinted ceiling, remarkably designed column, this marvelous structure catches the attention of any tourist.
 
 
Taragarh fort

                                                     taragarh fort ajmer

It is a impressive fort, located on a steep hill in south of dargah sharif, the height of the hill is 800 ft. During the reignof rai pithora, it was a famed and a well-built fort and was considered it cannot be occupied. But sultan shahabuddin ghauri occupied it without any complexity and chosen syed meeran husain (r.a.) As the garrison commander (qiledaar).
 
Ana sagar

                                                     Ana sagar lake ajmer

Built by : anaji chauhan
Built in : 12th century ad
Attractions : baradari, daulat bagh
Ana sagar is a stunning lake in the heart of the city. There is a sky-scraping mount on the south western side of ana sagar, identified as sada bahar hil, on the south western bend of the mount is a little cave having a sepulcher on the peak of it. Khwaja gharib nawaz (r.a.) Took quiet at this time for the first time. He used to be seated on the stone-bench deceitful within the chillah sharif and occupied himself in thought.
 
On the north-eastern surface of sada bahar is situated the chillah of  hazrat khwaja qutubuddin bakhtiyar kaki (r.a.). It is the place where hazrat engaged himself in prayer when in Ajmer
 

Soni ji ki Nasiya

 

                                                     soni ji nasiya ajmer

The attractive nasiyan  is jain temple, generally called, as a red temple is one of the crowd pullers in the city. An architectural wonder, this beautiful holy place depict the by gone epoch in a jain perspective. Devoted to the first jain teerthankara, this temple belong to the digamber division.
A double storied structure, it’s first floor houses an astonishing sculpture of the universe, which depict the gold plate facsimile of each jain temples of
india. The internal of the temple is ornamented with precious stones, gold plates and silver plates. It is quite sure that this temple among its impressive style would captivate the follower and the picnicker alike.
The temple open timing 8:30 am in morning and it closes at 4.30 pm. The entry fee is fixed as 2 rupees.
 
Shahjahani Gate

                                         &nbs p;           Shahjani gate ajmer

Instantly follow the nizam gate is the shahjahani gate erect by emperor shahjahan. Sooner than the structure of the nizam gate this used to be the main gate. Above the gate the kalma sharif is emblazoned in a attractive style. The gate is complete of well wood covered among silver-plated metal. In the building beyond the door there are two huge beating drums.
 
Nizam Gate

                                    Nizam gate ajmer

Mir osman ali khan, the nizam of hyderabad deccan, raise the main gate of the dargah sharif in 1911. Upstairs tiny drum hit, for the period of the day and night at a chosen hour. A sight of dargah bazaar can be observe from the top of the gate.
 
Buland Darwaza

                                                        buland darwaja ajmer

Buland darwaza is a tall entry that was erect by mahmood khilji or single of his successor. Sooner than the beginning of urs sharif a flag is hoisted on top of this door among impressive ritual on the 25th jamadiulsaani for usher the 'urs' of khwaja saheb, which start from 1st of rajab (the 7th month of astral calendar)
 
Ibadat khana

                                               ibadat khana ajmer

The two enclosure located now exterior the southern door of the holy place contiguous to the sepulcher of bibi-hafiz jamal stand the grave of a few of the early on offspring. The holy quran is recite in the devotee particularly by ladies in these enclosure and the recompense of this righteous act is obtainable to the gracious soul of hazrat khwaja saheb.
 
Akbari Masjid

Among shahjahani door and buland darwaza on the right hand side is placed the akbari mosque erect by akbar amon g red sand stone, a spiritual institute (madarsa) has been situated in this mosque call darul-uloom.
 
Victoria Tank 

In memory of queen mary's visit to the shrine, the roof of the tank was constructed by the british government for the convenience of the worshippers.
 
Jannati Darwaza

This door too is located on the western surface of the holy place contiguous to the sepulcher of gaiti ara. The doors of the entrance are covered among silver metal. It’s open only four times for the duration of the year, viz twice on ids (for one day) for the duration of the yearly urs (for six days) and on the 6th of shawwal, the urs of khwaja saheb's pir.
 
Jama Masjid

On the south wing of the mehfil khana stands the jama masjid or shah jahani mosque, which is a fine piece of moghul architecture. All the 99 sacred names of allah with 33 quranic verses are beautifully inscribed in the mosque.
 
Aulia Masjid

The place where khwaja sahib stay for a some days, when he was came to ajmer for the first time, have now been turned into a mosque called aulia masjid. It’s prepared by white marble. Devotee makes utilize of it only for recital of holy quran and thank giving prayers.
 
Dada Bari

ot;>Jindutta suris samadhi sthal : an earliest heritage of ajmer: about nine century old devout and earliest “samadhi sthal” dada bari commonly known as shri jain swetamber khartargacchacharya jinduttsuri dadabari is located at pal bisla identified as jindutt suri nagar, ajmer at an equivalent distance of about 2 km. From ajmer railway & central bus stand. The campus area of dada bari is about nine thousand sq. Yards. It consists of the major samadhi sthal of dadaguru, yatri niwas, board and bhojanshala for follower pilgrims, student hostel, old age home named jindutta vichakshan jain nivrati ashram, main office, one central hall with library and garden with big parking place for vehicle. A major ruler of the 12th century maharaja aruno raj son of shri ajay dev the originator of ajmer was a follower of dada guru jindutta suri ji. Maharaja arunoraj was so much impressed with the education of lord mahavir’s principles of ahimsa, peacefulness and fact, in the dialogue dilivered by dada jindutta suri ji, that he donate a big piece of land in ajmer city to followers of his sect for building temple and the place of worship.
 
 

 

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Some of the Important Historical Places to visit in Ajmer

www.ajmersharifindia.com is a site which contains the history and information about Ajmer Sharif as well as Muslim Religion. Anyone can found information of muslim festivals, Khwaja Baba, Muslim fair Urs, Dargah, Garib Nawaj, Ajmer and Pushkar.

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