Dargah Shariff

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  • Address: Dargah Sharif, Bagh-e-Khadijah, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India
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  • Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-1452622173
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:45 Mins
  • Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Outdoors, Historical Site, Tourist Center, Family And Kids, Architecture

The Dargah Sharif or the Ajmer Sharif is a Sufi shrine of the great Moinuddin Chisti, who is also known to be the spiritual mentor of Emperor Akbar and had blessed him with his sons. This shrine is popularly known as the Khwaja Garib Nawaz Dargah Sharif. This shrine is a very popular tourist place not only for the Muslims but for people of all religions mostly for its historical significance and its popularity. The shrine is located at Ajmer in Rajasthan, India.

The main gate of the shrine is known as the Nizam Gate which is followed by the Shahjahani Gate. This gate is said to have been made by Emperor Shah Jahan and thus the name. This gate is again followed by the Buland Darwaza. This is the place where the Urs flag is hoisted. It is to mark the beginning of the main festival here. The Urs Festival is celebrated on the 6th and 7th Rajab.

The architecture of the shrine is in a typical Islamic or the Mughaliya style. The shrine is full white in color and has a dome and minarets on the four sides of the dome. The main attractions here are the Kalandars from Mehrauli. They are called the friends of Garib Nawaz and come here from Delhi every year. They come here walking all the way. They offer colorful ‘Chadders’ with gold and silver threads and many more.

The affairs of the shrine are all authorized by the government under The Dargah Khwaja Saheb Act, 1955. The committee here appointed by the government manages and looks after everything starting from donations, maintenance, running charitable institutions such as dispensaries, guest houses, etc.

  • Other contact number: +91-9829070786.
  • Photography is not allowed here inside.
  • Footwear is not allowed inside the shrine.
  • Maintain silence inside the Dargah.

  • The nearest airport is the Jaipur International Airport.
  • The nearest railway station is the Ajmer Dargah Junction Station.

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  • Dargah Shariff Address: Dargah Sharif, Bagh-e-Khadijah, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India
  • Dargah Shariff Contact Number: +91-1452622173
  • Dargah Shariff Timing: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Dargah Shariff Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Dargah Shariff(preferred time): 08:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Dargah Shariff: 00:45 Mins
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  • Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dargah_Sharif
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  • 95% of people who visit Ajmer include Dargah Shariff in their plan

  • 61.17% of people start their Dargah Shariff visit around 07 AM - 08 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Dargah Shariff

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

91.61% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Dargah Shariff

People normally club together Akbari Masjid and Shah Jahan's Mosque while planning their visit to Dargah Shariff.

People also prefer to start their day with Dargah Shariff.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • This is an awesome place... Calm and beautiful too❤❤I love being here.

  • Really love this place soulful journey and I always got faith and blessings from this miracle place of Hazrat Khawaja Gharib Nawaz (peace be upon him)....

  • Chishtī Muʿīn al-Dīn Ḥasan Sijzī (1142–1236 CE), known more commonly as Muʿīn al-Dīn Chishtī or Moinuddin Chishti,  or reverently as a Shaykh Muʿīn al-Dīn or Muʿīn al-Dīn or Khwājā Muʿīn al-Dīn by Muslims of the Indian subcontinent, was a Persian Muslim preacher, ascetic, religious scholar, philosopher, and mystic from Sistan  who eventually ended up settling in the Indian subcontinent in the early 13th-century, where he promulgated the famous Chishtiyya orderof Sunni mysticism. This particular tariqa(order) became the dominant Muslim spiritual group in medieval India and many of the most beloved and venerated Indian Sunni saints were Chishti in their affiliation, including Nizamuddin Awliya (d. 1325) and Amir Khusrow (d. 1325). As such, Muʿīn al-Dīn Chishtī's legacy rests primarily on his having been "one of the most outstanding figures in the annals of Islamic mysticism." Additionally, Muʿīn al-Dīn Chishtī is also notable for having been one of the first major Islamic mystics to formally allow his followers to incorporate the "use of music" in their devotions, liturgies, and hymns to God, which he did in order to make the foreign Arab faith more relatable to the indigenous peoples who had recently entered the religion or whom he sought to convert.

  • Dargah Sharif or Ajmer Sharif is the tomb of a sufi saint, Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, who came to Ajmer from Persia in 1192. Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Hasan Chishti occupies a prominent place amongst the spiritual healers of the world. Constructed with a white marble, it has 11 arches and a Persian inscription running through the full length of the building. It has a marble dome and the actual tomb inside is surrounded by a silver platform. The tomb attracts hundreds of thousands of pilgrims every year on the death anniversary

  • An nice piligrimage centre to pray and ask to do duas I like it and I love it

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