Places to Visit in Aligarh
Aligarh Fort - The Aligarh Fort is three kms north of the town and in its present form, dates back to 1524. Originally, it was under Moghul rule but after the death of Aurangzeb, it was conficated by the Afgans and later on passed on to Jats, Marathas, Rohillas and finally in 1803, it came under the British. Aligarh Muslim University - Aligarh is best known today for its Aligarh Muslim University, where the thoughts of having a separate Islamic nation found ground. Dor Fortress - The ruins of an old fort built in 1524, the site of which is now occupied by an 18th century mosque, is also located here. Buddhist and Hindu temples of great antiquity are also found here. Mangalayatan - is known to be the Asia's largest pilgrimage of the Jains. Spread over acres of ground, it is situated on Aligarh-Agra Road. Shree Varshney Mandir - The temple of Lord Yogiraj Shree Krishna , Varshney Kul-pravartak Shree Akroorji and other Hindu Deities is one of the Best Visiting Place of Aligarh.