Ajmeri Gate is symmetrical in plan and has a square formation. The gate is adorned with high arched openings that look stunning. During the reign of Emperor Shah Jahan, all these gates were well guarded and were closed at night. These gates were the only inlets to the city. Ajmeri Gate has been well restored. Presently it is surrounded by a lush green park.
Ajmeri Gate has been the place where the Sepoy Mutiny 1857 or the first war of Indian independence was fought. The gate is surrounded by a beautiful park that is of much tourist attraction. Near the gate there is a madrasa (Islamic school of learning) built by Nawab Ghaziuddin Bahadur.
Ajmeri Gate is well connected by road, rail and air. The New Delhi Railway station is the nearest railway station here. Indira Gandhi International Airport is the nearest airport here.
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