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Ajmer Sharif Dargah

Popularly known for the grave i.e. Maqbara of a Sufi saint called “Moinuddin Chisti” is a shrine known as Ajmer Sharif Dargah. This shrine a.k.a dargah is located in Ajmer, Rajasthan. This Dargah is managed under an Act in the constitution called “The Dargah Khwaja Saheb Act, 1955”. As per the Supreme Court of India Dewan Syed Zainul Abedin is officially the spiritual leader of this shrine. The main gate of this shrine is known as the “Nizam Gate”. Important travel information regarding this “revered” shrine is as follows.

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a. Best time to visit Ajmer Sharif Dargah:

The ideal time to visit this shrine is in between October to March when the climate is extremely pleasant with the temperature ranging from a maximum of about 26 degrees Celsius to a minimum of 5 degrees Celsius.

b. How to reach Ajmer Sharif Dargah?

Ajmer Sharif Dargah Map

1. By train:

Ajmer has its own railway station. The Ajmer Railway Station is very well connected to major cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur etc.

2. By road:

If you intend to travel to Ajmer Sharif Dargah then the starting points located in close proximity are Jaipur, and New Delhi.

a.How to reach Ajmer Sharif Dargah  from Jaipur : The shortest route to reach Ajmer Sharif Dargah from Jaipur  is via NH 48 as depicted in the map above. Alternatively, click on the Google Maps link here to view on Google Maps.

b. How to reach Ajmer Sharif Dargah from New Delhi : There fastest route from New Delhi to Ajmer Sharif Dargah is via NH 48 and the route map is depicted above. Alternatively, click on the Google Maps link here to view on Google Maps.

3. By air:

The nearest airport to this “sacred shrine” is located in Jaipur. The Jaipur Airport is well connected to major cities in the country such as Mumbai, Delhi etc.

c. Religious significance:

This shrine is famous due to the presence of a tomb of an important Sufi saint called Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin. This saint is known to be a symbol of love, harmony, and truth. He was apparently a descendant of Prophet Muhammad who dedicated his life in service of the underprivileged. According to a myth during his final year on this earth he apparently isolated himself completely from the world. The first official visit to this revered shrine was made by the Sultan of Delhi Muhammad Bin Tughlaq in the year 1332.

Accommodation – Hotels, Resorts and Home Stays in and around Ajmer Sharif Dargah:

Click on the link here to check out the places to stay near Ajmer Sharif Dargah, Rajasthan on Google Maps.

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