Draped in the majestic Aravalli Mountains of Rajasthan, Ajmer was once known as Ajaymeru under the rule of Prithviraj Chauhan, in 12th century. The city is wonderful tourist spot in India with a surprising blend of Hinduism and Islam. Known for Dargah Sarif of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, which is frequented by visitors of all faiths. Dargah is not only visited by Muslims but also Hindus who throng in large numbers with equal reverence and respect.
Another important place for worship and not to be missed sights are Nareli Jain Temple, Rangii Temple, situated 13 km away from Ajmer has an influence of south Indian style of architecture along with Rajput and Mughal style that are a more common site of Rajasthan. Anted Mata Temple is a Digambara Jain temple that is popular amongst locals as well as among tourists. One of the most shrine temple of Lord Brahma and Savitri temple (Savitri Wife of Lord Brahma) is situated at 19 Km from Ajmer.
Taragarh Fort, one of the oldest hill forts in India. Looming high on a hilltop the fort allows its visitor to take a fine look at the entire city. Another point of interest Ajmer Museum which is situated in Akbar's Fort is now known as Magazine. There are several sections within the museum such as Archeology, Armory, Arts, Crafts and Industry. The edifice is built of red sandstones, which have been positioned in a square pattern giving it a wonderful outlook.
Besides pilgrimage and heritage sites one can indulge in an adventure like camel rides. Do visit Ana Sagar Lake, an artificial lake near Darga Sharif. The lake is spread over 13 km and there is an island in centre of the lake which can be reached by boats. Various water activities one can experience on Lake. Druga Bag, a park that is decorated with beautiful trees, providing a fresh breeze and lush vegetation. For food lovers city provides some lip-smacking vegetarian and non-vegetarian Restaurants and roadside courts. For the accommodation, this city also has a designated area of hotels for all budgets. With a host of exciting things to do in Ajmer, travellers can thoroughly enjoy the experience of exploring this destination.