Places around Aligarh with history

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1/7 Places to Visit in Aligarh with history

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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2/7 Places to Visit in Aligarh with history

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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3/7 Places to Visit in Aligarh with history
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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4/7 Places to Visit in Aligarh with history

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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5/7 Places to Visit in Aligarh with history
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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6/7 Places to Visit in Aligarh with history

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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7/7 Places to Visit in Aligarh with history
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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