and Travel Guide
Founded in 1100 AD by
Aijpal Chauhan, Ajmer derives its name from `Ajaya Meru' the
invincible hill, at the foot of which the present city stands.
Season : September to April.
TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATION
Air : Nearest Airport Jaipur is Jaipur (138 kms).
Rail: Ajmer is connected by rail to Delhi, Agra,
Ahmedabad, Barmer, Bharatpur, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Mount
Abu and to Bombay Via Ahmedabad.
Road: Ajmer is well connected by road with Agra (370 km),
Bharatpur (312 km), Bikaner (234 km), Bundi (139 km),
Chittaurgarh (182 km), Delhi (444 km), Jaipur (138 km),
Jaisalmer (458 km), Jodhpur (205 km), Kota (178 km), Mount Abu
(371 km) and Udaipur (269 km).
Bus: Rajasthan State Trans. Corpn. Buses connect Ajmer
with the above places.
WHAT TO SEE
Adhai-Din-Ka-Jhonpra, Ana Sagar Lake, Circuit House, Dargah
of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, Soniji ka Nasiyan, Mayo College,
Swami Dayanand Saraswati Smarak, Taragarh Fort and the Museum.
Pushkar 11 kms, Foy Sagar Lake 12 kms and Kishangarh 27 kms.
R.T.D.C. Tourist Information Bureau, Khadim Tourist
Bungalow, Near Railway Station, Tel : 20795.
There is a temple dedicated to lord Brahma on the lake side.
Mammoth Pushkar fair is held here every autumn ( October /
November ).Pushkar Fair Dates : Nov 26-29, 1993; Nov 15-18,
1994; Nov 4-7, 1995.