Aligarh

Published: 16.06.2015

Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India

Aligarh

a city in the Northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and the administrative headquarters of the Aligarh Divisionand Aligarh Police Range. The city is nicknamed Tala Nagri, ("City of Locks") on account of its lock industry. Aligarh is located approximately 90 miles (140 km) south-east of the capital, New Delhi and is one of the largest cities in Uttar Pradesh


Historical places:
  • Shekha Jheel, Bird Sanctuary
  • Maulana Azad Library(AMU campus) (Estd 1875)
  • Clock Tower known in Hindi Ghanta Ghar
  • Aligarh Fort, known as Aligarh Quila
  • Achal Taal, Historical Pond
  • Dharnidhar Sarovar, Beswan, Tapobhumi of Vishwamitra
  • Jama Masjid (Mosque) (Const 1727)

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