Places to visit near Ajmer

Here is the list of 11 Places to visit near Ajmer

1. Pushkar, Rajasthan - The Only Dedicated Brahma Temple and the Mesmerising Cattle Fair

Pushkar, Rajasthan - The Only Dedicated Brahma Temple and the Mesmerising Cattle Fair
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Known For : Pushkar Lake Brahma Temple Savitri Temple

Pushkar, a small temple town, is located around 15 km from Ajmer in Rajasthan. Every November, Pushkar is host to the Pushkar Mela, one of the biggest camel fairs in the country. Perfect choice for a weekend getaway from Jaipur, Pushkar is located amid Aravali ranges. Known for the world's only dedicated Brahma temple, Pushkar is primarily a pilgrimage site for Hindus.

Distance from Ajmer: 15 km

Best Time: October to March

21 Pushkar Attractions

2. Jaipur, Rajasthan - The Pink City

Jaipur, Rajasthan - The Pink City
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Known For : Amer Fort Chokhi Dhani Jaipur City Palace, Jaipur

Jaipur is a vibrant amalgamation of the old and the new. Also called the Pink City, The capital of the royal state of Rajasthan, Jaipur has been ruled by Rajput kingdoms for many centuries and developed as a planned city in the 17th century AD. Along with Delhi and Agra, Jaipur forms the Golden Triangle, one of the most famous tourist circuits of the country.

Distance from Ajmer: 132 km

Best Time: October to March

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3. Udaipur, Rajasthan - The city of Lakes

Udaipur, Rajasthan - The city of Lakes
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Known For : City Palace, Udaipur Lake Pichola Sajjangarh Palace

Udaipur, also known as the City of Lakes, is the crown jewel of the state of Rajasthan. It is surrounded by the beautiful Aravalli Hills in all directions, making this city as lovely as it is. This 'Venice of the East' has an abundance of natural beauty, mesmerising temples and breathtaking architecture which makes it a must-visit destination in India.  A boat ride through the serene waters of Lake Pichola will be enough to prove to you why Udaipur is the pride of Rajasthan.

Distance from Ajmer: 265 km

Best Time: October to March

43 Udaipur Attractions

4. Chittorgarh, Rajasthan - City of Pride and Honor

Chittorgarh, Rajasthan - City of Pride and Honor
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Known For : Chittorgarh Fort Padmini Palace Kalika Mata Temple

The capital of the erstwhile kingdom of Mewar, Chittorgarh is a land of forts, citadels, ruins, and immortal folklore of sacrifice and heroism. Located in South-Eastern Rajasthan, Chittorgarh is known for Chittorgarh Fort, the largest fort in India built on a hilltop, spreading over an area of around 700 acres. The magnificent fortress will always be remembered for the courageous self-sacrificing Jauhar performed by Rani Padmini to thwart the conquest of the fort by Alauddin Khilji.

Distance from Ajmer: 197 km

Best Time: October to March

19 Chittorgarh Attractions

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5. Pali, Jodhpur

Pali, Jodhpur
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Situated 70 km south of Jodhpur, Pali is famously known as the industrial city of Rajasthan. It has been a hub for merchant activities for generations and is a great site to visit to learn and see the history associated with Rajasthan. One can find many temples in and around the city to satiate their taste for culture and history while also see numerous industries of Rajasthan, with Pali being a famous exporter of textiles such as cotton and synthetic materials.

Distance from Ajmer: 168 km

6. Sikar, Rajasthan

Sikar, Rajasthan
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Known For : Devgarh Danta Ramgarh Harshnath Temple

Sikar is a heritage city in the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan between Agra and Bikaner. Known for its intricate architecture of grand havelis and forts adorned frescoes, Sikar is located in the shade of massive walls with seven entrance gates to the town. Sikar is an excellent getaway for lazing around, doing photo walks, absorbing the distinct culture and talking to the locals while gawking at marvellous monuments.

Distance from Ajmer: 176 km

Best Time: October to March

5 Sikar Attractions

7. Bundi, Rajasthan - The Queen of Hadoti

Bundi, Rajasthan - The Queen of Hadoti
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Known For : Taragarh Fort Moti Mahal, Bundi Badal Mahal, Bundi

A princely state for a princely stay, in the northwest of India, lies the district of Bundi, in the Hadoti region of the royal state of Rajasthan. In ancient times, the area around Bundi was apparently inhabited by various local tribes. Bundi was previously called 'Bunda-Ka-Nal"; Nal meaning 'narrow ways'. It is said to derive its name from a former Meena tribe man called Bunda Meena. Later the region was governed by Rao Deva Hada who took over Bundi from Jaita Meena in 1342 and established a princely state Bundi renaming the surrounding area called Hadoti the land of great Hada Rajputs.

Distance from Ajmer: 174 km

Best Time: October to March

14 Bundi Attractions

8. Nawalgarh, Rajasthan - The Golden City Of Rajasthan

Nawalgarh, Rajasthan - The Golden City Of Rajasthan
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Known For : Sheesh Mahal, Nawalgarh Morarka Haveli The Poddar Haveli

Fondly known as "the land of Havelis" or "open air art gallery", this miniature town of Nawalgarh is located around 30 kms away from the town of Jhunjhunu and does absolute justice to the name given to it. It is said that the Marwaris who were off to cosmo cities like Bombay and Calcutta in search of work, used to send their hard earned money back to their homes in Nawalgarh. When their businesses started to flourish, they sent back artists to Nawalgarh in order to build plush palaces and show off their wealth. This lead to the rich architecture of this little town in Rajasthan.

Distance from Ajmer: 208 km

Best Time: November to March

4 Nawalgarh Attractions

9. Dundlod, Shekhawati

Dundlod, Shekhawati
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While Nawalgarh is famous for its havelis and forts built in the 20th century, this town of Dundlod is famous for the edifices built in the 18th century. One of the most prominent forts of the town, the Dundlod Fort was built even earlier in the 16th century under the rule of the Rawal King. The fort has now been reinstated now and has been turned into a heritage hotel. Other attractions in this town include the Jagathia and Goenka havelis, the Satyanarayan temple, Chokhani, Diwan-I-Khas, Ladia and Saraf Haveli.

Distance from Ajmer: 215 km

10. Ladnun, Rajasthan

Ladnun, Rajasthan

Ladnun or Ladnu was previously known as the Chanderi Nagari. It is located in the Nagaur District. There are many temples, ashrams and Dargahs in Ladnun. The Umarshahpir Dargah is the most old and prominent dargah; and the 100 years old Digambar Jain Bara Temple is renowned for its marvelous marble architecture and idols. The Chhapar Sanctuary and Jain Vishwa Bharati University are some other tourist attractions in Ladnun. One can reach here by air, rail or road. 

Best time: During Winters.

11. Tonk, Rajasthan

Tonk, Rajasthan

Tonk is a town in Rajasthan. It is fondly referred to as 'Rajasthan ka Lucknow' and other such names. It has a whole lot of age old temples, scenic locations, villages and tourist attractions. Places like the Nagarfort, Ghanta Ghar, Sunehri Kothi, Bisalpur, Hathi Bhata, Sheesh Mahal, Jama Masjid, Rasiye Ke Tekri, Rajmahal etc., are a few of the many tourist places. It is connected to major cities like Jaipur by road. 

Best time: October to February.

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