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Aligarh stands as an important commercial as well as the educational centre in the country. The city of Aligarh is popular for hosting the Aligarh Muslim University. The town nestled in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and is often called as the ‘Mecca of Education’ by the Muslims of India.

The city of Aligarh has always acted as the center for various movements that have re-shaped India. It all started with the initiation of Mohammedan Anglo Oriental College by Sir Syed Ahmed Khan which was started to lend a helping hand to the Muslims. But later on, the city also became the launch venue for the nationalist movements in India including the famous Khilafat Movement of 1920s.

The city has also witnessed the reign of the Rajputs as has been proved by the Buddhist statues, which are still present in the city. The city was taken over by the Muslims in the 12th century, when Qutub-ud-din-Aibak took control of the city and appointed the first Muslim governor of the region. It is believed that in the 18th century, the city of Aligarh was known by the name of Kol.

Aligarh travel and tourism is a popular among the Indian and foreign tourists alike and for that the Aligarh tour packages are a perfect way of exploring the splendor of the destination in Northern India.

General facts about Aligarh
Location: Northern India
Altitude: 178 m
Language: Hindi, Urdu and English
Climate: Humid subtropical
Major Attractions: Aligarh Fort, Dor Fort
Ideal Time to Visit: September to April

Tourist sightseeing in Aligarh
Therec are lot of places to visit in the city of Aligarh, which includes Aligarh Fort, Dor Fort, 18th century mosque, Methodist Church, Christ Church and the Church of Association. Aligarh is also divided into the old and the new city. The new part of the town has Dhorra Mafi or Sir Syed Nagar, which according to Guinness Book of World Records, is the most educated Asian colony.

Climate of Aligarh
The climate of Aligarh is a sub tropical type with humid conditions, during the monsoon season. Summers here are extremely hot with mild winters making it a perfect time to pay a visit to the city.

How to reach Aligarh

Aligarh by Air: The nearest airport is at New Delhi that is 130 km from Aligarh.

Aligarh by Rail: Aligarh falls on the busy Delhi-Kolkata Grand Chord line, thus is well connected to most of the cities in Uttar Pradesh and India. The Aligarh Junction also connects the city to the other major cities of the country.

Aligarh by Road: Aligarh is well connected to cities in Uttar Pradesh and around through a well developed network of National and State Highways.

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