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Allahabad Tour

About Allahabad

Allahabad is one of the pilgrimage cities of India. It is well known for its spiritual and religious centers all over the country. Being a part of Incredible India, it offers the tourists a lot. Religious as well as tourist places is available that makes it a place of spending exquisite holidays. From Sangam to University, from planetarium to Hanuman temple, everything is here at a short distance. Prayag is the major pilgrim site as it is the confluence of three rivers named Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati, people take dip in this unique Sangam of rivers in search of Moksha.

Famous tourist places of Allahabad Alfred Park
Allahabad Alfred Park
Allahabad Alfred Park

Alfred Park is also famously known as Chandrashekhar Azad Park and Company Bagh. It is the biggest park of Allahabad just adjacent to Allahabad Museum. It contains a public library, various buildings, G.N. Jha research institute and many more things to see.

All Saints Cathedral (Patthar Girjaghar)

This is the famous cathedral having Gothic style buildings designed by Sir William Emerson. It is covered with white stone and red stone dressing. Visitors definitely impressed by the beauty of this cathedral having an intricate inlay and mosaic work.

Allahabad fort

The famous fort of Allahabad built by emperor Ashoka on the bank of river Yamuna. It is the largest fort designed by him and unrivaled for its design, construction, craftsmanship, three galleries flanked by high towers, etc.. The patalpuri temple, Ashoka pillar, Saraswati Kup, immortal Banyan tree is also here. One can visit all these places.

Allahabad Museum

It is located near the Chandra Shekhar Azad Park. It has a rich collection of art, sculpture especially of the Gupta era, Paintings of Nicolas Roerich, Rajasthani miniatures, terracotta figurines and stone sculptures of the second century to the modern century.

Allahabad university

This university is one of the famous and oldest universities of India. It is also known as "Oxford Of the East" because of its sprawling campus, fine buildings having architectural styles of Islamic and Victorian religion.

Anand Bhawan

It is an ancestral home of the Nehru family turned into a museum. The museum contains the memorabilia of the Nehru family. Many significant decisions related to freedom struggle took place here.

Jawahar planetarium

Want to visit the science parlor, then Jawahar Planetarium is the perfect place. Situated beside the Anand Bhawan. It has many scientifically discovered things in which one will muse on.

Khusro Bagh
Khusro Bagh
Khusro Bagh - Allahabad

A large garden surrounding the tomb of khusro. It is an exquisite example of Mughal architecture.

Minto Park

As the name suggests, this park is a historical site laid by Lord Minto in 1910 situated near Saraswati ghat and has a symbol of four- lion on top which attracts everyone towards it. A natural atmosphere of this park is really adorable.

Triveni Sangam

Among the pilgrims , Allahabad is famous for the Triveni Sangam of Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati. It is a historic site as every 12 years, the most famous Kumbh Mela held here. Lots of pilgrims come here to take a dip in this sacred water. It is the holiest river in Indian Mythology, visitors come from all across the globe to enjoy this spiritual Mela.

Ashoka Pillar

This giant pillar in Allahabad dating back to 232 B.C. is renowned as an Ashoka Pillar as it was made by Ashoka. It is 10.6 meters in height. Several edicts are encrypted on this pillar that remembers his accession to the throne.

Patalpuri Temple and Akshya Vat

Patalpuri Temple is an underground temple established inside the Allahabad fort. It is famous as once Lord Rama worshipped here, and also visited by the famous Chinese traveler Hiuen Tsang. Akshya Vat-the immortal tree is also located inside the temple. It is one of the sacred trees of India and much visited by the tourists.

Hanuman Temple

It is situated near the Sangam. This temple is unique in the world as the supine image of Hanuman is placed in it. This is the only temple in India having Hanuman in its reclining posture. When Ganga breaches, then this temple totally submerged in it. Even though it is a small temple, many hundreds of devotees thronged here every day.

At last, we can say that Allahabad has many temples and tourist places, due to which lots of visitors either they are Indian or foreigners come here every year in a large number to make their holiday best. So come and enjoy this holiday trip with ercotravels.