Explore Ajmer city with me: Life in Ajmer

 Ajmer city is an old yet vibrant city and a world-famous tourist attraction, located in the North West of India, in the center of Rajasthan. The name originated from the word Ajayameru which translates to 'Invincible Hills'. It is surrounded by the Aravalli range of mountains, separating it from the Thar desert. The climate is extremely hot and humid except for the seasonal rains in June until September. Hence, it is advisable to take proper measures to beat the heat during your visit.

Life in Ajmer city & How to reach Ajmer City

Ajmer city has been the center of tourism for the state, thanks to its rich culture and archaic heritage. It is home to numerous traditional buildings with enticing architectural elements. There is a lot to visit, from the temples to the mosques, forts, gardens, or just stroll around the city markets during the day.  And you can do nothing and relax to some soothing Qawwali music at the Ajmer Sharif Dargah during the night.

The image contains people playing music in the desert of Ajmer City. an evening with enticing music

Must watch tourist spots in Ajmer City

The tourism industry booms here predominantly because of the lakhs of pilgrims and devotees flooding the city from various parts of the world and paying tribute to the lords.  Your visit to Ajmer would be incomplete without visiting two renowned destinations:

The World’s one & only Brahma Temple

Located in Pushkar, highly visited & loved by international tourists and 

The Ajmer Sharif Dargah

The shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, the next holy pilgrimage after Mecca and Medina is visited by the Muslims every year. The Urs fair is held at The Holy Dargah every year, and innumerable devotees reach out as the shrine is said to be a place for wish fulfilment for pure-hearted devotees.

The Pushkar Fair is an annually held fair, also known as Pushkar Camel Fair, or Pushkar Mela. It is an amalgamation of the vibrant display of unique exhibitions, exciting competitions and fascinating events.

The image contains a cart pulled by a Camel in the street of Ajmer City

The fair extends up to seven days and is held in the town of Pushkar between October and November drawing a large crowd from all over the country. Besides, this fair is renowned all over the world for being one of the world’s largest cattle fairs. Due to the popularity, there are many hotels & resorts in Pushkar to house the visitors and public. It is a must-watch fair and can be enjoyable to the young and old. 

Ajmer city is a favourite shopping spot for many, be it dresses or footwear. The Dargah Bazar presents numerous designs of bedsheets, mats and garments. Fresh flowers, garlands and incense sticks are available for pilgrims who visit the Dargah. The Nala Bazar hosts antique silver jewellery, paintings, woodwork, and the popular Nagrai shoes. You may not believe it when I say, "there is a Chudi Bazar exclusively for Bangles (in Hindi, Chudi) or jewelry". Not only bangles, bracelets, earrings and nose rings are available too. You must always keep in mind that bargaining is permitted, and you must use the best opportunity to bargain for a fair price with the vendor.

Food and delicacies that melts in  your Mouth!

The real essence of Ajmer city lies in its delicacies which you must explore for sure when touring the city. From sweet and mouth-watering curries to hot and spicy kebabs, you can have it all here. Pani puri and Kachoris are sold in abundance in the stalls and the sweet shops and are local favourites. The non-vegetarian curries, Kebabs and the Kormas are delicious and so rich in flavour that they would drive you back to the Mughal Era. The moment you take a bite, you get that feeling of eating among the Mughals! The authenticity of the Mughalai cuisine is the backbone of the rich heritage and tradition that continues with all its grandeur to date.

How do you reach this beautiful city, Ajmer?

You can reach Ajmer by bus, train or flight. Ajmer city is very well connected by road. Frequent services are available from the major cities like Jaipur, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Indore, and Kanpur, to name a few. The Ajmer Junction Railway station lies on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad-Jaipur-Delhi line. The Jaipur International Airport is the nearest airport for visitors flying down to the state.

The image contains the desert in Ajmer City

Ajmer is a destination that will undoubtedly entice your eyes, ears and taste buds. Ajmer is gonna provide you with a wholesome and enriching travel experience that you will cherish for a lifetime.

Bon Voyage!

The image contains the Anasagar Lake in the City of Ajmer

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