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Aligarh

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Aligarh, a district in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, is well known for Aligarh Muslim University. This university was founded by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan in 1920. It was the effort from his side for the upliftment of education and literacy level among Muslims community. Thus, it is counted as an important educational center of India. It played a significant role in reshaping of India and produced a new breed of Muslim intelligence class that contributed in the functioning of then government and authorities.

Now Aligarh, India has emerged as one of the important business center. It is famous for its lock industry, from where locks are imported all over the world. It has also become an important center for brass hardware and sculptures. There are some popular landmarks such as Aligarh fort and Sir Syed Masjid, which had made it a tourist destination along with few well known markets avenues in Aligarh.

One can find excursions around Etawah, which is a ruined fort with some bathing ghats on riverbank, Rampur that houses state library comprising collection of old manuscripts and art pieces. Sankasya is also a famous place, where there is a mound with a stupa and kannauj, a famous Hindu place. Travelers are glad to find delicious non-veg dishes at reasonable prices. Restaurants and road side Dhabhas are best places to explore the local taste. One can get food all around the clock in rasal ganj.

 
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