Here are the top 6 tourist attractions to see in Aligarh:

1. Jama Masjid Aligarh

3 km
from city center
1 out of 6
places to visit in Aligarh

Jama Masjid is the oldest historical monument located in the Upper Fort area of Aligarh, the highest point in the city. Described as Asia's highest gold mosque, its dome and minarets are made of pure gold, unlike any other mosque in Asia. It is also the first mosque in India housing tombs of the martyrs, also known as Ganj-e-Shaheedan (Martyrs' colony).

2. Aligarh Fort

2 km
from city center
2 out of 6
places to visit in Aligarh

Aligarh Fort, also known as Aligarh Quila, is one of India's strongest forts. Popularly called as "Bonay Chor ka Kila" (dwarf thief's fort), it represents historic Islamic influences through its exquisite architecture and intricate symbolic carvings, though most of it is in ruins now.

3. Sir Syed House Museum

2 km
from city center
3 out of 6
places to visit in Aligarh

Sir Syed House Museum, located in the Aligarh Muslim University, is a well-known art gallery amongst the locals. Formerly the museum was Sir Syed’s home, the founder of Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental College (which was converted into Aligarh Muslim University in 1920).

4. Khereshwar Temple

1 km
from city center
4 out of 6
places to visit in Aligarh

Located in Aligarh, the Khereshwar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is known for the holy Shiva linga, which is so small that it is popularly known as Invisible Shiva linga. Other highlights of the temple include metallic mural engraved ceiling and brass idols of other Hindu deities.

5. Naqvi Park Aligarh

2 km
from city center
5 out of 6
places to visit in Aligarh

Naqvi Park is one of the most popular and visited parks of Aligarh. Also known as Rajkeey Udhhan Jawahar Park, the park is well-known for its lush green surroundings and fountains. It also houses walking paths and playgrounds as well as a plant nursery open for sale.

6. SkyHigh

2 km
from city center
6 out of 6
places to visit in Aligarh

Sky High is the only internationally recognised sky-diving drop zone in India. A foreign affiliate of United States Parachute Association (USPA), it the only commercial skydiving company in India. The participants are provided with a certificate and merchandise after successful completion of their dive.

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