Lake Foy Sagar in Ajmer

Lake Foy Sagar in Ajmer, Rajasthan

Stop by this man-made lake in Ajmer for picturesque views

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Best time to visit
Oct - Feb
Ideal Duration
5-6 Days
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Rs. 9
  • Lake
  • Ideal for families
  • Religious Tour

About Lake Foy Sagar in Ajmer

Built as a part of popular Famine Relief Project by a British architect named- Mr. Foy in the year 1892, Lake Foy Sagar in Ajmer is a man-made lake nestled in the proximity to Ajmer, Rajasthan. Offering a breathtaking 360-degree angle view of the adjacent Aravalli Hills, this artificial lake is no less than a natural wonder. Located at a distance of just about 7km from Ajmer Railway Station and 6 km from Ajmer Dargah Sharif, this enticing attraction also has a beautiful garden nearby, where you can enjoy a small sojourn while capturing some really amazing landscape views.

History of  Foy Sagar Lake 

Blessed with scenic landscape, the artificial Foy Sagar Lake, Ajmer was built with an aim to remove the problem of shortage of water that occurred in Ajmer during drought. Named after Mr. Foy, this lake was structured when he came with an idea to create an artificial lake in order to tackle the severe conditions of famine. Since then, this pictorial attraction has become a vital source of water in the region.

Significance of Foy Sagar Lake

Foy Sagar Lake in Ajmer holds a lot of significance as it was built under a famine relief project to protect the city from hard famine conditions. The lake is an artificial one offering water to most parts of the city when famine conditions hit the city. 

Why Foy Sagar Lake is Famous? 

Foy Sagar Lake in Ajmer is famous as a tourist place. People come here for leisure and recreational activities. The lake offers stunning views of the Aravalli ranges in the backdrop of the lake. One can catch mesmerizing views of the sunset from the lake. 

Facts About Foy Sagar Lake

Foy Sagar Lake in Ajmer is an artificial lake. 

It was made to handle the situation of severe famine in the city.

Foy Sagar Lake offers mesmerizing views of the Aravalli ranges. 

Foy Sagar Lake is named after a philanthropist named Mr Foy who was the person behind the construction of this bridge. 

Foy Sagar Lake water level is high and it has a holding capacity of 15 million cubic feet. 

Attractions Near Foy Sagar Lake

Stretched to an area of more than 14,000,000 times sq. feet, this man-made lake in Ajmer can hold up to 15 million cubic feet of water, making it one of the most magnificent places in the entire region of Ajmer. Giving an illusion of a pancake due to its flat shape, Foy Sagar Lake, Ajmer, Rajasthan never ceases to entice its visitors seeking natural beauty. There are a number of attractions near Foy Sagar Lake which tourists must definitely explore:

1. Ajmer Sharif Dargah: Ajmer Sharif Dargah is located at a distance of approximately 6.7 km from the lake and is the most famous place to visit in Ajmer. Your trip to Ajmer wouldn’t be complete without visiting this Dargah which is believed to fulfill the wishes of the devotees. 

2. Nasiyan Jain Temple: Nasiyan Jain Temple is located at a distance of approximately 6.2 km from the Foy Sagar Lake in Ajmer. The temple is famous for its gold embellished architecture which makes the temple stand out from other temples in India. The temple holds great importance in Jain religion. 

Choose to visit the lake during the evening, and if you are lucky, you may not only grab the ultimate opportunity to snap the mesmerizing sunset view but also get to spot peahens and peacocks.

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