Aligarh

Aligarh is a city in the Northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh that is famous for lock industries and the administrative headquarters of the Aligarh district. The Aligarh Muslim University is a star attraction on the list as it is the focal point of the city's cultural and work life. The city also houses the amazing Aligarh Fort that was built during the reign of Ibrahim Lodi.

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Built in the city of Aligarh in the state of Uttar Pradesh and part of today's Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh fort is one of the strongest symbols of the Islamic reign in India. And it boasts of a huge history; it was built by monarchs, renovated by the French before AMU took over and started a school within it's walls. Aligarh Fort, called in Hindi as 'Aligarh Qila' (A fort is called 'Qila' in Hindi), is also known as 'Bohne Chor ka Qila' (Fort of the Dwarf Thieves), as it became the most sought after hideout for thieves and bandits in the early 19th century. Being in the city of Al...

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Amir-Nisha, Aligarh
Within Aligarh city limits
Food

Amir Nishan Market is situated on Amir Nishan Road, Aligarh, in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The place is well connected via rail and road route. Aligarh railway station is situated at a distance of 2. 4 km and the traveling time is 9 minutes.

Amir Nishan is a hub of myriad of shopping complexes which offers a wide variety of stuff for the visitor. The markets is stretched in lines and one cannot see the end of the line due to the crowd and goods-laden shops. There are some categories of the shops for which one has to go to a specific lane to get the essentials. It's a great plac...

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Baba Barchi Bahadur Dargah, Aligarh
Within Aligarh city limits

Baba Barchi Bahadur Darga is situated near the Ambedkar Park and Shastri Park in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh.

Baba Barchi Bahadur Darga is place of joint euphony attracting thousands of devotees. The devotees assemble in large numbers to the shrine on the occasion of Urs to pay special honours to the saint in his death anniversary.

Attending Qawwali on Thursdays is a real treat here. One can spend her/his time attending the devotional sessions here. There’s no entry fee. Baba Barchi Bahadur can be visited during daytime. ...

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Bulbulay Hind Habib Painter Park is one of the five parks seen in Aligarh that is worth visiting. Located in Dudhpar Road, Muzammil Manzil, Iqra Colony; it seems to be at the centre of the town. Visitors will find numerous commercial complexes which are built around and situated 3-4 km from the City centre. A beautiful and 'happening' area where people can enjoy their leisure time with their families and friends.

A small yet beautiful park; where people come occasionally and often take long walks and spend time with nature. Besides this, there are few parks around it as well where ...

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Centre Point, Aligarh
Within Aligarh city limits
Food

Centre point is located on Samad Road, Hari Om Nagar, Civil Lines, Aligarh, in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The place is well connected via rail and road route. Aligarh railway station is situated at a distance of 700 m and the traveling time is 4 minutes.

Centre Point is a shopper's paradise which is situated in the middle of the city. The place has some of the best malls of the town. The main malls of the Centre Point are Oasis Mall, Sharda Mall, K S Mall and Regency Mall. Other than the malls of the Centre Point there are shopping malls famous for their variety of product avai...

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Chacha Nehru Gyan Pusph is an educational museum established in 1982 located on Ramghat Road in Aligarh.

This place is one of the chief sightseeing attractions of Aligarh. Established in 1982, the art museum lies at the three dot school complex of Aligarh. Numerous specimens from different fields have been featured here to cater people of every choice.

One can spend her/his time strolling around witnessing illustrations from various disciplines relating to history, biology, geography which are on the repository along with. The museum also has a large collection of coins...

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Dor Fortress is situated in Upper Kot, centre of the city, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh. This place has been one of the main attractions of Aligarh city. br />
The city Aligarh was formerly known as Koil and was held by the Dor Rajputs for a while before the Muslim conquest. Just like every bigger clan had a fort to their names, this fort was for the Dor Clan. The fort was named after the then king Buddhesen Dor who laid the foundation of the testimony. br />
A person can visit this place anytime of the year. Time would fly here as we have various stuff for sightseeing like horse stables, ...

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Hakim Karam Hussain Museum, Aligarh
5 kms from Aligarh city limits
History

As part of the multi-city Ibn Sina Academy of Medieval Medicine and Sciences, the Hakim Karam Hussain Museum is home to a wide variety of historical artefacts, signifying the development of medicine over the last millenia. Situated at Dodhpur, Aligarh and deeply associated the Aligarh Muslim University, the museum is just north of the main city, and is accessible by both road and rail. By road, Dodhpur is 5 kms away from the centre of Aligarh city, and is on the route connecting Delhi to Aligarh.

Although Hakim Karam Hussain Museum was formally inaugurated with the Ibn Sina Academy...

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Ibn Sina Academy of Medieval Medicine and Sciences is a modern day tribute to the evolution of medical science over the last millenia. It's home to various libraries and museums, and is a trust founded and registered in 2001 at Dodhpur, Aligarh. Situated at Dodhpur, Aligarh and part of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), the museum is just north of the main city, and is accessible by both road and rail. By road, Dodhpur is 5kms away from the centre of Aligarh city, and is on the route connecting Delhi to Aligarh.

Ibn Sina Academy was inaugurated formally by then Vice Chancellor of...

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Jama Masjid, Aligarh
Within Aligarh city limits
ArchitectureHistory

Tourists are recommended to see The AMU Jama Masjid which is situated within the Aligarh Muslim University Campus. Established as one of the oldest edifices in the campus, the construction of the mosque was started in 1879 by Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, (the founder of Aligarh Muslim University) and with more than 5000 workers. Located in Upper Kot, it is close to SS Hall of AMU and other major attractions, must visit for peace loving people. It is also known to be the largest mosque of the city and located at the highest point in Aligarh. Fortuitously, different aspects of the Dor Fortress are also ...

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Uttar Pradesh is often known for it's pilgrim tourism. It is full of religious places with temples that attract pilgrims and religious enthusiasts. One such ancient temple, The Khereshwar Temple is situated on the basins of River Ganga in the small village of Tajpur Rasulpur, at a 5 kms distance from Aligarh.

Khereshwar temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is famous for magnificent architecture along with engraved ceilings of metallic mural finish. It is popularly referred to as the 'Invisible Shivalinga', owing to the small size of Shivalinga. Apart from Lord Shiva, the s...

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Maulana Azad Library, Aligarh
Within Aligarh city limits
Art

The Maulana Azad Library is the central library of Aligarh Muslim University in Aligarh, India. It is the largest university library in Asia with a stock of about 1,400,000 books.

The foundation of the Maulana Azad Library was laid in 1877 at the time of establishment of the Mohammedan Anglo Oriental College by Lord Robert Bulwer-Lytton, the then Viceroy of India and was named as "Lytton Library" in his honour. The present grand seven-storied building was inaugurated by Late Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of independent India in 1960 and the library was named as Maulana...

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Nagliya Village, Aligarh
11 kms from Aligarh city limits
WildlifeNature

Nagliya village is situated near Ali Nagar Colony, Jamalpur, Patwari Ka Nagla, Aligarh, in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The place is well connected via rail and road route. The village is located along with the Grand Trunk Road at a distance of around 11 kms from the Aligarh city center.

Nagliya or Pala Sallu is a small village of Aligarh District. The village is renowned for its Black Deer Conservation Reserve. Apart from the black deer, the reserve area provides shelter to several wildlife species. The reserve is spread across a wide area and is dedicated to the shelter, protec...

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Naqvi Park, Aligarh
Within Aligarh city limits

The magnificence of Uttar Pradesh is increased manifolds by it's Prime City 'Aligarh'. Often referred to as ' Mecca of Higher Education' , this city provides the sight to some of the amazing places. Naqvi Park located near Lal Diggi, is the noticeable mention. Naqvi Park is at a distance of nearly 2. 5 km from the City center.

Naqvi park provides an opportunity for human enjoyment and recreation. Naqvi park is one of the green spaces in city, that welcomes locals and visitors alike. The fountains in the park increase the beauty of park and are a gret sight in the evening. This founta...

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Goverdhan Market is situated on Railway Road, Aligarh, in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The place is well connected via rail and road route. The market is located within Aligarh city limits.

Goverdhan Market has an array of shops which offer great deals for the shopaholics. The available products of this market are clothing, belts, bags including large and small such as handbags, electronic products, shoes, cell phones, food stores, hairdressing, branded attires, suits, dresses made by the finest silk and other valuable materials. Among the other stuff available in the market are...

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Shekha lake, Aligarh
17 kms from Aligarh city limits
WaterNatureWildlife

Identified as a birding spot, Shekha lake, commonly known as ‘Shekha Jheel’ is situated in the outskirts of the Aligarh city. It is precisely 17 kms away from the Centre Point, Aligarh and is accessible from the Grand Trunk Road, from which it’s just 5 km away.

Shekha Lake was formed in 1852 with the Upper Ganges Canal, which flows adjacent to the lake. Since then it has grown to a 25 hectare water body, constantly looked after by the State’s Forest Management Board. The average temperature of the lake is around 28-33 Celcius during summers and 8-11 Celcius during winter...

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Sir Syed House, Aligarh
Within Aligarh city limits
ArtHistory

Centrally located in the heart of AMU, this was the bunglow of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan. It reminds one and all about the tremendous contributions that Sir Syed made for advancement of the cause of educational, social, technological and cultural development. Located in AMU campus , at a distance of 2. 4 km from Aligarh city center, Sir Syed House welcomes large number of visitors every year.

Sir Syed Ahmed's household items that are still preserved to be showcased on special occasions,which draws major attention. Besides ,there are three galleries :The first gallery aims at providing an ...

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Sir Syed Masjid, Aligarh
4.5 kms from Aligarh city limits
ArchitectureNature

Knowing for its lock history, industry and religious stature, Aligarh; a Northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh where it's well renowned mosque: Sir Syed Masjid is pinpointed in the core of Aligarh Muslim University campus and about 4. 5 kms from the Great Mall of Aligarh, Quarsi Chowk, its City Centre.

Posing with such elegant grace to its people, it stands strong against the university's cricket ground where this beautiful ancestral mosque was constructed by Sabit Khan, a former ruler of Aligarh in 1727. It bolsters the admiring and spectacular architectural and artistic skills ...

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Teerthdham Mangalayatan, one of the largest Jain religious centres of its kind in the country, is dedicated to Second Tirthankara Bhagwan Bahubali (one with strong arms) of Jainism. It is situated on the Agra Road (Aligarh-Agra Highway), at a distance of around 13 kms from Aligarh city center.

Teerthdham Mangalayatan complex includes 5 temples. Bhagwan Adinath is featured as the main deity, the Moolnayak. His temple has been constructed on an artificial hill running across the complex. His white marble statue is seated on an impressive pink marble lotus throne with halo and three umb...

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