Merta , Pushkar
Merta is an anciet city which was also known as Medantak. It is here that Meerabai, the poetess and most famous devotee of Lord Krishna, was born. So, this city also holds religious significance for Hindus. Merta is famous for the Charbuja Temple located in the city centre. The Mertia clan established this temple and took it to its glory.Merta was ruled by the Rajputs, Marathas and the Mughals. So this city has seen several battles. After one such batter emperor Aurangzeb constructed a mosque over a ruined Shiva Temple. The mosque alongwith the other Hindu shrines form an important tourist attraction in Merta.