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Ajmer Sharif is the most popular Sufi shrine of the Sufi saint, Moinuddin Chishti. The shrine has the grave (Maqbara) of the mentioned saint. As the name suggests the tomb is situated in the Ajmer city of the western state Rajasthan in India. The place is visited by large number of Hindus and Muslims throughout the year.
The main gate of the shrine is called as the Nizam gate. Following to it is the Shahjahani Gate which was reconstructed by the order of mughal empror Shah Jahan. The next in the order is the Buland Darwaza where the Urs flag is hosted marking the start of the festival. Urs is the annual festival celebrated as the death anniversary for the first six days of the Rajab. During the festival, the Dargahs main gates called the Jannati Darwaza (Gateway to Heaven), which normally remains closed kept opened for the devotees. Furthermore, the festival attracts large number of devotees to the shrine through the Qawwali concerts where Chishtis own works are recited. Ajmer Sharif travel and tourism will let you have the finest experience of your life. Another main attraction of the Urs festival is the kalanders from Mehrauliare said to be the friends of Gharib Nawaz who walk to Ajmer all the way from Delhi every year. There are various places to visit around Ajmer Sharif.
Ajmer Sharif is the intercommunal place in India where people belonging to different religion arrive including Muslims, Hindus and Sikhs. The place is a must visit for everyone. The shrine has got the marvelous architecture. Apart from that, the place is great to revive the peace of your soul. The climatic temperature in Ajmer remains hot throughout the year with the summer months being the hottest of all. Avail Ajmer Sharif tour packages to explore this beautiful place.