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Aligarh Muslim University

Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh 202001, India

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About Aligarh Muslim University

Aligarh Muslim University is an Indian public university, which was established by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan as the Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College in 1875. The establishment of the university was a part of the Aligarh Movement, which pushed for establishing a modern education system for the Indian Muslim populace.


Attractions near Aligarh Muslim University

Aligarh Fort2.4km from Aligarh Muslim University

It was built during the time of Ibrahim Lodi by Muhammad, son of Umar the governor of Kol who was the governor of this region during the time of Farrukh Siyar and Muhammad Shah, further rebuilt the fort. It is also called "Aligarh Qila". Most part of it is damaged and only a peripheral appearance of a fort is present. It is situated near the G T Road and consists of a regular polygon, surrounded by a very broad and deep ditch.

Patna Bird Sanctuary48.91km from Aligarh Muslim University

Patna Bird Sanctuary is a protected area in Uttar Pradesh's Etah district encompassing a lentic lake that is an important wintering ground for migrating birds. It was founded in 1991 and covers an area of 1.09 km2

Shri Radha Raman Ji Temple, Vrindavan52.17km from Aligarh Muslim University

Sri Radha Raman Temple, is an early modern period Hindu temple in Vrindavan, India dedicated to Lord Krishna as Radha Ramana. This temple is among the 7 temples of Thakur of Vrindavan including Sri Radhavallabh ji, Shri Govind Dev ji and four others. The temple is exquisitely crafted and one of the most revered temples in Vrindavan, especially by the followers of Gaudiya Vaishnavism. It houses the original shaligram deity of Krishna alongside Radharani.

Banke Bihari Temple52.45km from Aligarh Muslim University

Shrii Banke Bihari temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Krishna, in the holy city of Vrindavan in the Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh. It is situated near Shri RadhaVallabh Temple. This temple is among the 7 temples of Thakur of Vrindavan

Iskcon Temple54.19km from Aligarh Muslim University

Also known as Sri Sri Krishna Balaram Mandir, ISKCON Vrindavan is a dream fulfilled by Swami Prabhupada (the founder-acharya of ISKCON), who wished to build a temple for the brothers - Krishna and Balaram - in the same holy city where they played together several centuries ago. Located in the Raman Reti area of Vrindavan, ISKCON temple has become the major attraction in the city and is thronged by devotees from nearby Delhi and all over the world.

Prem mandir55.39km from Aligarh Muslim University

Prem Mandir is a massive temple that was shaped by Jagadguru Shri Kripaluji Maharaj in the year 2001. Known as "Temple of God's love", this grand religious place is dedicated to Radha Krishna as well as Sita Ram. Located in Vrindavan, the holy city in the district of Mathura in Uttar Pradesh, the temple is enveloped with piousness and serenity. This newly constructed temple is the most beautiful in the entire Brij area and is crowded with devotees during the time of the Aarti.

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Aligarh is a District of Uttar Pradesh, India. The city is located about 90 miles (140 km) southeast of New Delhi. The administrative headquarters of Aligarh District is Aligarh(Koil). It is also commissionary HQ for all four Districts Aligarh itself, Hathras, Kasganj, and Etah. It is mostly known as a university town where the famous Aligarh Muslim University is located. It is also a well known District internationally because of its lock industries.