Places to Visit in Meerut

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Distance: 3.5 kms

Kali Paltan Mandir

The Kali Paltan Mandir at Meerut is also known as the Baba Augarnath Mandir. The temple has great significance as the first war of Indian independence, the Revolt of 1857, started here. It is believed that there is a self-manifested Shivalingam in the temple. The temple has a memorial, built in honour of the martyrs of the Revolt of 1857.

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Distance: 6.9 kms

Mansa Devi Temple

The Mansa Devi Temple is located 5 km away from Suraj Kund on Garh Road, opposite the Medical College in Meerut.

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Distance: 86.4 kms

Bhole Ki Jhaal

Bhole ki Jhaal, also known as the Salawa ki Jhaal, is a picnic spot that has a dam. This dam provides electricity in the region.

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Distance: 2.2 kms

Suraj Kund

Suraj Kund was constructed by a businessman, Lawar Jahawar Lal, in 1714. Initially, the pond was filled with the water of Abu Nala and later, it was filled with the water of Ganga Canal. Suraj Kund is surrounded by many ancient temples, including the famous Baba Manohar Nath Temple built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan.

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Distance: 4.4 kms

St. John's Church

St. John's Church was founded in 1819 by Chaplin Reverend Henry Fisher, for the East India Company in the cantonment area. The construction of the church was completed in 1822. It is regarded as one of the oldest churches in North India. The church was dedicated to the local people by Bishop Wilson. It has a seating capacity of around 10,000 people. The church witnessed the struggle between the Indian soldiers and the British forces during the Revolt of 1857.

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Distance: 3.6

Appu Ghar

Appu Ghar, situated in Modipuram on the main Roorkee Road, is an amusement park for children.

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Distance: 3.9

Gandhi Bagh

Gandhi Bagh, also known as the Company Garden, is situated on the Mall Road. The garden is famous for the musical fountain show, organised every evening.

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Distance: 25.5 kms

Sardhana Church

Sardhana Church, also known as the Basilica of Our Lady of Graces, is situated in Sardhana near Meerut. It is a Roman Catholic church that represents different architectural styles. The church was designed in 1822 by the Italian architect Anthony Reghelini. It has a verandah lined with 18 Doric pillars. There are two lakes near the church which were believed to have formed due to the removal of the mud.

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Chandi Devi

The Chandi Devi Temple, located near Suraj Kund, was built by Devi Ahilyabai Holkar. The temple is famous for the Nauchandi Mela that is organised annually, a week after the Holi festival.

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Distance: 1.7 kms

Shri Shantinath Digamber Jain Temple

Shri Shantinath Digamber Jain Temple at Mohalla Teergaran is considered to be the oldest Jain temple in Meerut. There is a statue of Jain Tirthankara Shantinath in the temple. The Indian Government preserves the temple for its ancient art work, including the different Jain Digamber statues

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Distance: 2 kms

Jama Masjid

The Jama Masjid in Meerut was constructed by Hassan Mahdi, the Wazir of Sultan Mahmud Ghaznavi, in 1019. It is considered to be the first mosque in North India which was restored by the Mughal Emperor Humayun. Nearby, there is a Maqbara of Ghazi Sayyad Salar Masud, the 11th century Islamic saint and soldier. This was built by Qutubuddin Aibak, the first ruler of the Delhi Sultanate.

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Bale Miyan Ki Dargah

Bale Miyan ki Dargah, situated near the Chandi Devi Mandir, was constructed in 1194 by Qutubuddin Aibak, the first ruler of the Delhi Sultanate. The dargah is famous for the Urs festival, celebrated annually during the Nauchandi Mela.

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Distance: 2 kms

Shahpeer Sahab Ki Dargah

Shahpeer Sahab ki Dargah was constructed by the Mughal Empress Nur Jahan for honouring a local Muslim, Hazrat Shahpeer. The Shahpeer Gate at this site was built in 1829 by a local jagirdar, Rajaji. The dargah has no roof and has various stone paintings. It is believed that the dargah was built 24 hours before the death of Shahpeer. The tomb is listed as a National Heritage Monument by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).

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Distance: 25.7

Shahi Eid Gah

Shahi Eid Gah was constructed by Nasir ud din Mahmud, the son of Iltutmish. It is a 600 year old mosque that can accommodate more than 1 lakh people. The Nakkashi on the walls of the mosque reflects the architectural style of the Delhi Sultanate period.

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Distance: 25.6

Ecological Park

The Ecological Park is a famous park in Meerut, near the Augarnath Temple. The park was constructed by the Indian Army.

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Distance: 25 kms

Pine Children Park

The Pine Children Park, on Mall Road, has varied kinds of flowers and is developed and maintained by the Indian Army.

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Distance: 3.3

Shahid Smarak

Shahid Smarak, one of the oldest monuments in Meerut, measures 30 m in height and is made of marble. This war memorial lies near the Westend Road in Meerut.

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Distance: 1.9

Clock Tower

The Clock Tower is an ancient monument constructed by the British in 1914. It is constructed at the site of the old Shambhu Darwaza. The clock tower is around 400 m away from the Begum Bridge and is known as the Zero Mile Point.

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Distance: 456.8 kms

Ashtapad

The Ashtapad measures 151 ft in height and is considered to be the tallest brick structure in the Meerut District. The Ashtapad was re-established on 2nd December, 2009, by Gachhadipati Acharya Nityanand Surishwerji.

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Nishiaji

Nishiaji are the ancient ashrams near Meerut where pilgrims can see the footprints of various Jain Tirthankaras inscribed on marble stones. Cultural programmes like Kartik Purnima, Holi Fair, Akshay Tritiya Parv and Dus-Lakshan Pooja are celebrated at these ashrams.

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