Tuesday, January 26, 2010


Ajmer - Pushkar - Merta - Nagaur
Ajmer-The land of composite culture is wrapped in barren hills of the Aravali range. It is an amazing confluence of Hinduism and Islam.

Place to visit - Dargah Sharif, Akbar's Fort, Ana Sagar, Adhai-Din-Ka-Jhonpra, Taragarh Fort, The Museum. Nasiyan Jain Temple, Anted ki Mata, Foy Sagar.

Pushkar - 11 kms from Ajmer, along the picturesque Pushkar Lake lies the tranquil town with deep religious significance.

Places to visit - Brahma Temple, Savitri Temple, Man mahal and Bathing Ghats.

Merta - A fortified town near Pushkar, Merta abounds in ancient temples and mosques.

Places to visit - Mal Kot Fort, Jama masjid, Temple of Charbhuja, Dudasagar - the 'Lake of Duda, the Ashram of Mauni Baba and Chhatri of Saint Kishandasji.

Naguar - A fortified city amdist the Thar desert is one of the fascinating towns of Rajputs having a past as chivalrous as the inhabitants of yeasteryears. Nagaur is the venue of an annual Cattle Fair held in January-February. The town comes alive during the seven day festival, when cows, bullocks, horses, oxen and camels throng here accompained by turbanned sellers and eager buyers.

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