One of the major and ancient cities of the Indian state of Rajasthan and the center of the named Ajmer district. it is home to the Ajmer Sharif shrine which located at the center of Rajasthan. Ajmer is surrounded by Aravalli mountains. since 1869 it has been a municipality

Ajmer Sharif Dargah

Ajmer Sharif Dargah is 2 km from Main Railway Station, Ajmer. and it 500 meters away from Central Jail. Ajmer Sharif Dargah is located at the foot of Taragarh hill. Dargah has been a place for pilgrims of Hinduism and Islam since medieval times and it also attracts Jains and Sikhs. 

In the 16th-century, the palace built by the Mughal emperor Akbar. Now there is the Ajmer Government Museum which displays armor and stone sculptures.

Akbari Fort & Museum

As its name suggests It is a museum in Ajmer. It currently has a collection of Mughal and Rajput armor and sculptures. But at one time it was the residence of Prince Salim who was the son of Emperor Akbar. In 1570, its construction was started by Akbar. this is the place where Salim read about the farm allowing the British East India Company to trade with India As Emperor Jahangir. 

When Akbar visited poor Nawaz, this place was a place of rest for him. The purpose behind creating it was to advancing the Mughal Empire. 

Taragarh Fort 

Taragarh Fort is a structure in the city of Ajmer. It was built directly on a hill in 1113 AD under the rule of King Ajayraj Chauhan. It has 3 gateways named Phuta Darwaza, Lakshmi Pol, Gagudi ki Phatak. Much of this entrance is now in ruins. The fort was famous for its tunnels covering the entire mountain range. However, now it is inaccessible. 

The fort has a reservoir. These reservoirs were built to store water in times of crisis and to supply residents. Inside the fort is a small “queen’s palace“, which was built for the wives and concubines of the rulers there.

The fort also has a temple dedicated to Mira Saheb Ki Dargah, who lost his life during a Rajput attack in 1202 AD.

Adhai din ka jhopra

“Adhai Din Ke jhopra” is a mosque located in Ajmer. It was previously a Sanskrit school built by the Chauhan ruler Vigraha Raj 4. Qutub-ud-din Aibak, the governor of Mohammad Ghori, broke it in the year 1194 and built an “Adhai din ka jhopda”. The original building was square in shape, with a tower-canopy at each corner. To the west was a temple dedicated to Saraswati. 

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