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Raza Library - Things to Know Before Visiting

Hamid Manzil, behind Jama Masjid, Quilla, Rampur, Uttar Pradesh 244901, India

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About Raza Library

The Rampur Raza Library is a treasure house of Indo Islamic learning and arts which was setup by the erstwhile Rampur State which was founded by Nawab Faizullah Khan in 1774, who ruled the State up to 1794 and formed the nucleus of the library through his inherited collection of valuable manuscripts, historical documents, Mughal miniature paintings, books and other works of art kept in the Nawabs Toshakhana. He also substantially added to the collection by his acquisition.

Attractions Near Raza Library

Jama Masjid Rampur
Jama Masjid Rampur0.26km from Raza Library

This is an ancient masjid located in the rampur district which was situated in the Safdarganj square which was built by the Nawab Kalb Ali khan

Gandhi Samadhi Rampur
Gandhi Samadhi Rampur1.42km from Raza Library

Gandhi Samadhi is a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. It signifies the struggles that Mahatma Gandhi took over for the independence of India from British Rule

Kashipur44.85km from Raza Library

The minion town of Kashipur is emerging as a major industrial center. Many big industrial houses such as India Glycols Ltd, HCL, Videocon, GAMA IFRAPROP Private Ltd. have already set their foot in Kashipur.

Giri Taal Lake
Giri Taal Lake45.6km from Raza Library

This is a beautiful lake located in the Udham Singh nagar district. One of the favourite picnic spot of Uttarakhand.

Corbett Falls
Corbett Falls60.62km from Raza Library

Eloped in the dense teak wood forest, Corbett Waterfalls dropping down from a height of 60 feet offer a refreshing break from tiring safari session. The area around the waterfall is just the perfect to enjoy a picnic. While visiting the waterfall, make a point to carry sufficient drink and food stock as there are no eating joints nearby. One can also enjoy birdwatching here.

Hanuman Garhi
Hanuman Garhi74.69km from Raza Library

Famous temple devoted to Lord Hanuman. Built in 1950 by the Neem Karoli Baba, Hanuman Garhi is located on the south side of Tallital. Inside the temple, one can see an idol of Lord Hanuman portrayed as splitting his chest and showing that Lord Ram is residing in his heart. Best time to visit Hanuman Garhi is during evening hours, when the sun starts gliding below the horizons, leaving behind hues of orange, which makes the sky look picturesque.

Where is Raza Library

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Rampur is a city and a municipality headquarter of Rampur District in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It was formerly known for its various industries, including sugar refining and cotton milling. Its library has more than 12,000 rare manuscripts and a fine collection of Mughal miniature paintings.