Around the period of 11th – 12th century Ajmer used to be a major part of the Chauhan empire. The city of Ajmer was founed by Raja Ajai Pal Chauhan in the 7th century. Over the period of 12th century Ajmer saw a number of wars and battles. When Mohammed Gauri defeated Prithwiraj Chauhan , the last Hindu ruler of Ajmer, it subsequently passed on to a number of rulers. It was on November 1st 1956 Ajmer was merged with the state of Rajasthan.
According to the 2011 census the demographics of Bikaner are as follows:
Average Literacy: 69.33
Sex ratio: 951
Major languages: Hindi, Marwari, Rajasthani
Major Religion: Hinduism (81%)
Tourist places in Ajmer
There are no short of good places to see in Ajmer. If you don’t have much time in hand you can complete this tour in a day. However for a relaxed trip 2 days is recommended. Mentioned below are 8 most loved spots of Ajmer:
i) Dargah Shariff
2) Nasiyan Jain Temple
3) Akbar Museum
4) Ana Sagar Lake
5) Daulat Bagh garden
6) Government Museum
7) rangji Temple
8) Savitri temple
Bus: Local bus service connects different parts of the city in a systematic manner.
Rikshaws: The rikshaws charge fare depending on the distance. Make sure you bargain well before hiring a rikshaw.
Cab: Hire a cab if you want to avoid the crowded government buses.
Rental Car: you can take a rent a car for a day if you want a hassle free tour.
How to reach
By Railways: There are a number of trains from different part of the state and country.
By Airways: The Kishangarh Airport awaits your arrival if you plan to reach here by air. Located at a distance of 27 kms from the main city this is the best option if you can manage to spend some extra bucks on air ticket.
By road ways: If you prefer to drive you can reach here from other cities by the highways.