Among the most prominent tourist places to visit in Rajasthan, Ajmer Pushkar are widely famous as the best spiritual getaway in the state of royals. Both of these places are usually traversed together on a weekend getaway from Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaipur, and other places of the state. Whenever a trip to Ajmer is planned, the sightseeing tour also includes a Pushkar visit which is located approximately 15 kilometers away from Ajmer city. A holiday trip to Ajmer Pushkar gives an amazing introduction to Rajasthan’s glory, history, and culture that it exhibits. Where Pushkar is famous for its renowned Brahma Temple, there, on the other hand, Ajmer is all known for Ajmer Dargah Sharif which draws the major attention of pilgrims from across the globe. On a holiday trip to these beautiful holy places, you can explore the below listed top 10 places in Ajmer Pushkar Sightseeing and enjoy your great time in the city. .
Dargah Sharif –situated right at the end of the desolate hill, there lies a majestic tomb of Sufi Saint Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti. India’s most famous Muslim pilgrimage center and one of the best places to visit in Ajmer, Dargah Sharif is a mausoleum of a Sufi Saint who came from Persia and devoted his life to helping the poor and oppressed people.
Ana Sagar Lake – A well-known man-made lake Ana Sagar was constructed by Maharaja Anaji the ancestor of Maharaja Prithviraj Chauhan. Ana Sagar Lake is located close to Daulat Bagh, a garden set out by Emperor Jahangir. The lake is an amazing place to visit in Ajmer for a remarkable family outing.
Adhai-din-ka-Jhopra – On the outskirts of this town, there are ruins of Adhai Din ka Jhopra mosque and it is one of the famous places to visit in Ajmer. The legend says that its construction in 1153 took only two-and-a-half-day to complete, due to which it is named Adhai-din-ka Jhopra.
Nareli Jain Temple – The most important Jain Temple located about 7 kilometers from the middle of the town, the modern Nareli Jain Temple showcases the finest blend of tradition and modern-day architectural style. It houses 24 additional miniature temples above the hill and symbolizes the Thirthankar’s of Jains known as 24 Jainalay.
Prithviraj Smarak – A memorial site devoted to Prithviraj Chauhan, the great hero to Rajput Chauhan dynasty is located on the Taragarh Road in Ajmer. The memorial has a statue of the king in black stone mounted on a horse.
Pushkar Lake – The most revered spiritual lake in Rajasthan lies close to the Brahma temple in Ajmer. The lake has huge importance for Hindu pilgrims who flock here in abundance from across the globe to take a dip in this holy river. The lake has 52 ghats where pilgrims take baths
and perform all the spiritual practices to offer prayers.
Brahma Temple – Located near Pushkar Lake, Brahma Temple is one of the few temples dedicated to Lord Brahma (the creator of the universe). Dated back to the 14th century, the temple has been built with marble stone and features a red pinnacle. The architectural beauty of this temple is simply amazing, especially the pillared outdoor hall and numerous marble steps leading to the temple.
Savitri Mata Temple – Located on the Ratnagiri Hill, Savitri Mata Temple is one of the must-visit attractions in Pushkar. According to Indian mythology, this place was believed to be the one where Goddess Savitri found some rest after revolting with her husband (Lord Brahma) on marrying another woman. The temple houses the idols of goddess Savitri and Gayatri.
Rangji Temple – One of the newest temples in the town, Rangji Temple was constructed in 1823 under the guidance of Seth Puran Mal Ganeriwal. The major attraction of this temple is its beautiful South Indian style of architecture, especially the high gopuram. It is dedicated to Lord Rangii who is related to Lord Vishnu.
Gurudwara Sahib Pushkar – Pushkar is a place of many faiths where you will find many beautiful temples, gurudwara, and major, from which Gurudwara Sahib is the most amazing Sikh Pilgrimage site. The holy shrine is located right in the center of the city and often explored by pilgrims visiting Pushkar to feel peace inside the Gurudwara.
So, these are all amazing places to visit in Ajmer and Pushkar where your weekend trip can bring a lot of exciting experiences to travel. Whether if you are planning your family tour or going on a weekend break with family, then Ajmer Tour Package with Pushkar Sightseeing can be a great option for you.