The city of Ajmer is located 130 km southwest of Jaipur and is also known as the ‘Door of Khwaja’. The river Luni and the tributaries of the Banas River flow through Ajmer. Ajmer is a renowned pilgrimage and the tomb of the Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Hasan Chisti is situated here.
Millions of people come to visit Ajmer every year especially during the URS celebrations to pay homage to the Dargah or the tomb. It is the second Mecca/Madena, for the South Asian Muslims. Many monuments belonging to the Mughal era are also located in Ajmer.
Daulat Bagh is situated on the bank of the Ana Sagar Lake and has a series of marble pavilions created in 1637 by Shah Jahan. A government museum is also built inside the magnificent fort built by Akbar. The other attractions os Ajmer include the Nasiyan (Red) Jain Temple built in the 19th century, the Adhai-Din-Ka-Jhonpra, a model of Indo-Islamic architecture and the Fort Taragarh, located just 3kms from the tomb.