Meerut is a prominent tourism destination in Uttar Pradesh. The city boasts of some
very important historical as well as cultural heritage sites. These sites are dotted all over the
town and therefore they can only be covered via private cabs.
KALI PALTAN MANDIR:
It is significant not only for its religious significance but also for its distinctive role in
India’s freedom struggle. In 1857 the first war of independence started in this place. In Meerut
the Augarnath temple is situated in Northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The great Maratha
rulers used to worship here and seek blessings before proceeding with their victory
'Gandhi Bagh' is one of the cool places of Meerut , but it is still popularly called
Company Garden locally. The grand cricket field inside it , is not now visible to people who
pass through Meerut on their way to dehradun, mussoorie. Prison height walls were put up by
the current Defence Estate Officer a few years back. It is an ideal place to break the journey
to mussoorie, and stretch your legs.
There is a pond at Meerut called Suraj Kund, built by a rich businessman Lawar
Jahawar Lal in 1714. This was filled up by water of Abu Nala earlier. Later it was filled by
Ganga canal. There are several temples around the Suraj Kund. One of them is famous Baba
Manohar Nath temple. It was said that it was built during the period of Shahjahan.
In meerut, it is the oldest monument. This memorial is situated in near westend road. It
is 30 meter high made of marbel, there function are organised on every national festivals and
people pay homage to various shahids. It was said that Mandodari before her marriage bath
there regularly before going the worship of Shiv-Parvati at Bilveshwar Nath temple.