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Aligarh Fort, Aligarh
One of the most stunning edifices of Aligarh, Aligarh Fort is a significant landmark that dates back to somewhere around 14th century during the reign of Ibrahim Lodhi. Located right at the heart of Aligarh city and at close proximity to Aligarh Muslim University, the fort is a masterpiece and a treasure trove of Indian history. Tall bastions, thick brick walls, open space and steep ravines of Aligarh Fort attract the attention of tourists and locals equally.
If you are in love with Indian history and want to find out every detail of the richness, you must pack your bags for a one day outing to Aligarh Fort. The fort might have grown old with time, but its strong majestic architecture still stands young to astonish you with its every detail. It is one of those ancient Indian landmarks which has witnessed the rise and fall of Marathas, French and British. It is also one of the strongest forts in India.
Some interesting facts to know include the following:
- At present, Aligarh Fort is under the administration of Aligarh Muslim University
- The Botany section of the University also resides in the fort, which in turn looks after the maintenance of plants, flowers and the entire garden
- The fort served several rulers like Sabit Khan, Surajmal Jat and Madhavrao Scindia.
On reaching Aligarh, take a cycle rickshaw, auto rickshaw or taxi for a historical escapade to Aligarh fort.