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#1 of 20 Places to Visit in Prayagraj
At a distance of 8 km from Allahabad Railway Station, Triveni Sangam is a sacred place located in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the popular places of pilgrimage in Uttar Pradesh, and among the must-include places in Allahabad tour packages.
Triveni Sangam is the confluence of two physical rivers Ganges, Yamuna, and the invisible or mythical Saraswati (supposed to have dried up more than 4,000 years ago). All three rivers are highly revered in Indian mythology, and hence the confluence point of these rivers holds tremendous religious importance. As per Hindu mythology, taking a dip in the holy Triveni Sangam will wash away sins and free from the cycle of rebirth, thereby achieving Moksha.
Triveni Sangam is the place where Maha Kumbh Mela is held once every 12 years when the planet Jupiter enters into the zodiac sign Aquarius and the planet Sun enters into .....
#2 of 20 Places to Visit in Prayagraj
At a distance of 3 km from Triveni Sangam, and 7 km from Allahabad Railway Station, Allahabad Fort is an ancient fort in the holy city of Prayagraj. It is one of the popular places of heritage in Uttar Pradesh, and among the top places to visit in Allahabad.
Allahabad Fort was built in 1583 CE by the Mughal Emperor, Akbar, and is well-known for being the largest fort ever built by Akbar. Standing at the banks of the confluence of River Yamuna and River Ganga, the fort is a fine example of the curation and craftsmanship of the Mughal era. In the olden days, this massive fort was considered among the best garrisons in the entire Mughal Empire. Now, it has been recognized by the Archaeological Survey of India as a monument of national importance.
This huge fort has three galleries flanked by high towers. With the glorious outer wall rising .....
Heritage | Park
#3 of 20 Places to Visit in Prayagraj
At a distance of 1 km from Allahabad Railway Station, Khusro Bagh is a large walled garden and burial complex located at the Lukarganj area of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Situated near Allahabad Junction, it is one of the most popular tourist places in Allahabad.
Covering an area of 40 acres, Khusro Bagh is a large quadrangle-shaped walled Mughal garden surrounding three tombs belonging to the family of Emperor Jahangir. This is the burial ground for Prince Khusro- the eldest son of Emperor Jahangir who rebelled against his father when he was only 19 years old, Sultan Begum - Khusrau's mother, a Rajput princess and Jahangir's first wife, and Princess Sultan Nithar Begam, Khusrau's sister. They were buried within this complex in the 17th century.
The three sandstone mausoleums within this walled garden, represent an exquisite example of Mughal architecture. Most of the design of the place is credited .....
Heritage | Museum
#4 of 20 Places to Visit in Prayagraj
At a distance of 5 km from Allahabad Railway Station, Anand Bhavan was the ancestral home of Jawaharlal Nehru located in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Situated in the Allenganj, it is one of the must-visit places during your Allahabad tour.
Anand Bhavan was constructed by Indian political leader Motilal Nehru in the 1930s to serve as the new residence of the Nehru family when the original mansion Swaraj Bhavan was transformed into the local headquarters of the Indian National Congress. This double-storeyed mansion was personally designed by Motilal Nehru. The house was beautifully adorned with wooden furniture imported from China and Europe and was decorated with various artifacts from all around the world. It was visited by many famous freedom fighters to develop the conspiracies to drive Britishers out of the country. Several momentous decisions and events related to the freedom struggle also took place inside this Bhavan.
#5 of 20 Places to Visit in Prayagraj
At a distance of 3 km from Allahabad Railway Station, Chandrashekar Azad Park is a public park located in the George Town, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Also called Company Bagh, it is one of the beautiful parks in the city and among the best Allahabad places to visit.
Chandrashekar Azad Park was established in 1870 to commemorate Prince Alfred's visit to the city of Prayagraj. It was then called the Alfred Park or the Company Bagh which was further renamed as the Chandrashekar Azad Park after the freedom fighter Chandra Shekhar Azad, who sacrificed his life here in 1931 during the Indian independence struggle. Today, the massive green lawn is a fun recreational spot for tourists and locals alike.
Covering an area of 133 acres, Chandrashekar Azad Park is the biggest park in the city and is open for walks, jogs, and picnicking. The park houses Chandrashekar Azad Memorial, where Chandrashekhar Azad .....
Heritage | Pilgrimage
#6 of 20 Places to Visit in Prayagraj
At a distance of 1 km from Allahabad Railway Station, All Saints Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral located on M.G. Marg in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Also referred to as Patthar Girja, it is one of the beautiful churches n UP, and among the well-known places to visit as part of Allahabad holiday packages.
Locally known as the 'Church of Stone', All Saints Cathedral was started in the year 1871 by Lady Muir Elizabeth Huntly Wemyss. Post its consecration in 1887, the church was further completed in 1891. The church was designed by the British architect Sir William Emerson who is known for such masterpieces as the Crawford Market in Mumbai and the Victoria Memorial in Kolkata. The church was designed in such a way as to keep the indoors cool and pleasant during the hot summer season.
The church displays a striking 13th-century Gothic revival architecture and is 31 meters in height. Encompasses an area of approximately 1250 .....
#7 of 20 Places to Visit in Prayagraj
At a distance of 6 km from Allahabad Railway Station, Mankameshwar Temple is a revered Hindu temple located on the banks of Yamuna River in the Cantonment area of Allahabad. Situated near the Saraswati Ghat, it is one of the most popular temples in Allahabad, and among the most visited places as part of Prayagraj Darshan.
Also known as Pishach Mochan Tirtha, Mankameshwar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is maintained by Sri Shankaracharya Trust. Mankameshwar means the God of the fulfillment of wishes and the temple derives its name from an interesting legend. Goddess Sita desired to pray to Lord Shiva following her ritual bathing at the Sangam. Since there was no Lord Shiva temple in the vicinity, Lord Rama built this temple to fulfill her wish. It is still believed that wishes made at this temple are fulfilled.
The temple houses a 3 and a half feet black stone Shivling and is said to have been installed by Lord Ram .....
#8 of 20 Places to Visit in Prayagraj
At a distance of 1 km from Triveni Sangam, and 7 km from Allahabad Railway Station, Bade Hanuman Temple is a well-known temple located in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Situated near Allahabad Fort, it is one of the popular religious places to visit in Allahabad.
Popularly known as Lette Hanuman Mandir, Bade Hanuman Temple is dedicated to Hanuman, the monkey god. This temple is an underground pit that houses a huge lying idol of Hanumanji, which is six to seven feet below the ground. This is the only Lord Hanuman temple in the world where the idol is in a reclining position. As per the mythology, Hanuman rested here after burning Lanka. Another interesting thing to know about this temple is that one side of Lord Hanuman's statue is half immersed in the water of the River Ganges. In the monsoon season when the water level rises, it is believed that the water of the river rises to touch the feet of the deity. During this time, a lot of devotees come to visit this sacred sight.
#9 of 20 Places to Visit in Prayagraj
At a distance of 5 km from Allahabad Railway Station, the Allahabad Museum is a national-level museum located in the George Town area of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Situated within the premises of Chandrashekar Azad Park, it is one of the popular museums in India, and among the must-visit places during your Allahabad Trip.
The Allahabad Museum was first set up in 1879 as a public library and a small museum by Sir William Muir and the Maharaja of Vijaynagar with the help of donations from the Province British government. However, the museum was soon shut down in 1881. It started with a small collection of models of birds and animals in 1931 under the Allahabad Municipality, but the number increased at such a fast pace that a need for a separate arrangement to keep all the collections arose. The foundation stone for the present museum was laid down by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru in 1947 and the construction of the museum was completed .....
#10 of 20 Places to Visit in Prayagraj
At a distance of 3 km from Allahabad Railway Station, Lalita Devi Temple is a Hindu temple located in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Situated in Meerapur, it is one of the revered Shaktipeethas in India, and among the must-visit places in Prayagraj.
Lalita Devi Temple is dedicated to Goddess Lalita Devi, who is a manifestation of Goddess Sati. The temple is considered as one of the 51 Shaktipeeths in India, and among the three Shakipeeths present in Allahabad. It is believed that the right-hand finger of Sati had fallen here while Lord Shiva carrying her corpse. The Lalita Devi Shakti Peeth in Allahabad is particularly important and revered among the 51 Shakti Peethas because this goddess is worshiped by Maharishi Bharadwaj and possibly also by Rama. It is believed that the Pandavas visited the temple and offered prayers here.
The construction of the Lalita Devi temple is based on the Sri Yantra. The temple has been renovated several times and the last renovation was in the year .....
#11 of 20 Places to Visit in Prayagraj
At a distance of 3 km from Allahabad Railway Station, Kalyani Devi Mandir is a revered Hindu temple located in the Kalyani Devi area of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Also known as Mahashakthi Siddhpeeth, it is one of the revered Shaktipeethas in India, and among the must-visit places of pilgrimage in Allahabad.
Kalyani Devi temple in Prayagraj is regarded as one of the 51 Shaktipeeths of India. It is believed that three fingers of Goddess Sati had fallen here while Lord Shiva carrying her corpse. This temple is among the most ancient of the Shaktipeeths and finds mention in many ancient texts and manuscripts. Shakti is the spiritual energy of Maa Durga which bestows the ultimate mercy of Moksha and reunion with Param Brahma.
The present temple was constructed in 1883 but the idols of the goddess are supposed to be around 1500 years old. Kalyani Devi Temple house three deities of Mother Goddess in the form of three fingers of Mother Sati. Kalyani Devi is in the center flanked by .....
#12 of 20 Places to Visit in Prayagraj
At a distance of 6 km from Allahabad Railway Station, Alopi Devi Mandir is an ancient temple located in Alopi Bagh locality of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Situated near Triveni Sangam, it is one of the revered Shaktipeethas in India, and among the must-visit temples in Allahabad.
Dedicated Goddess Sati, Alopi Devi Mandir is a special temple where no idol of the mother or a mark of any organ has been kept instead a cradle is worshipped. According to legend, the paw of the right hand of Goddess Sati fell here and became invisible or missing, that is why this Siddhapeeth has been named Alop (disappeared) Shankari and a cradle has been placed here as a symbol. As per alternate legend, Alopi Mata is the newlywed bride who disappeared from the wooden carriage when the marriage procession was attacked by a group of robbers. The strange disappearance of the bride was deemed as a miracle and a temple was erected at the same site to worship the divine bride. There lies a wooden cot in the sanctum .....
#13 of 20 Places to Visit in Prayagraj
At a distance of 82 km from Kanpur, 140 km from Ayodhya, 201 km from Allahabad, 275 km from Gorakhpur, 312 km from Jhansi, 313 km from Varanasi, 330 km from Agra, 333 km from Gwalior, 350 km from Aligarh, 505 km from Patna, and 527 km from New Delhi, Lucknow is the capital and the largest city of Uttar Pradesh. Situated on the banks of river Gomti, it is one of the popular places to visit in India, and among the must include places in Uttar Pradesh tour packages.
Popularly known as the 'City of Nawabs and City of Tehzeeb', Lucknow is the fourteenth-most populous city in India and the second largest city of North India. Overflowing with rich culture and ancient heritage, it is one of the top places to visit near Kanpur. The skyline is crowded with buildings that showcase a fascinating range of ancient styles, most of which .....
Distance (From Prayagraj): 201 Kms
Trip Duration (From Prayagraj - Including Travel): Full Day
#14 of 20 Places to Visit in Prayagraj
At a distance of 78 km from Fatehpur, 82 km from Lucknow, 196 km from Allahabad, 198 km from Sultanpur, 223 km from Ayodhya, 223 km from Jhansi, 270 km from Gwalior, 272 km from Bareilly, 281 km from Agra, 320 km from Fatehpur Sikri, 329 km from Varanasi, 358 km from Gorakhpur, 362 km from Aligarh, 480 km from Delhi, 520 km from Jaipur, and 586 km from Patna, Kanpur is a bustling city located in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Formerly Called 'Cawnpore', it is one of the popular tourist places in India and among the must-include places in Uttar Pradesh tour packages.
Situated on the banks of the holy Ganges, Kanpur is the largest city in Uttar Pradesh, and one of North India's major industrial centers with its own historical, religious and commercial importance. Known for its immense human resource, the city has also earned a reputation as the eleventh most populous agglomeration .....
Distance (From Prayagraj): 196 Kms
Trip Duration (From Prayagraj - Including Travel): Full Day
#15 of 20 Places to Visit in Prayagraj
At a distance of 7.5 km from Allahabad Railway Station, Shri Nagvasuki Temple is a sacred temple located in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Situated in Daraganj, it is one of the renowned temples in Prayag and among the must-visit places during your Allahabad Trip.
The temple is dedicated to Lord Vasuki, the king of serpents, and is situated on the banks of the holy river Ganga. This ancient temple also finds mention in several religious scriptures including Matsya Purana. This temple is believed to be one of only two temples in India (the other being in Nasik) where one can be liberated from the bad effects of 'Kaal Sarpa Dosha'.
The temple traces its roots to the 10th century. The present structure of the temple is believed to have been constructed by Maratha king Shridhar Bhonsle during the 18th century and is a fine example of medieval architecture. Lord Vasuki resides in the sanctum sanctorum. There are also deities of Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesh, Goddess Parvati, and a reclining .....
#16 of 20 Places to Visit in Prayagraj
At a distance of 3.5 km from Allahabad Railway Station, Shri Shri Radha Venimadhav Mandir, popularly known as ISKCON Temple, is a Hindu temple located in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Situated near Baradari Ghat, it is one of the best religious places to visit in Allahabad.
Founded by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), Shri Radha Veni Madhava Mandir is built in the year 1915 on the banks of the holy Yamuna River in Allahabad. The temple is dedicated to the divine couple Shri Radha Venimadhava. The temple has a huge entry gate and a vertical prayer hall. The temple has a small complex with a Dharmashala for the devotees along with a goshala in which they maintain a dozen of cows and bulls. The temple has a calm and serene atmosphere.
The temple is open to all and promotes the well-being of society through the teachings of Lord Krishna. A big guest house is located in the temple complex, which has basic facilities and welcomes the stay of any visitor, .....
#17 of 20 Places to Visit in Prayagraj
At a distance of 5 km from Allahabad Railway Station, Madan Mohan Malaviya Park or Minto Park is a lush green park situated along the banks of the Yamuna river in Pragyaraj. It is one of the well-maintained parks in Allahabad and among the must-visit Allahabad tourist places.
Minto Park is a historical site where Earl Canning read out the declaration of Queen Victoria's Proclamation which resulted in the complete transfer of control over India from The East India Company to the government of Britain in 1858. This declaration was made as a precaution after the Sepoy Mutiny in 1857. The British government felt that one of the reasons for the mutiny was the ever-evident corruption in the East India Company.
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the event Earl of Minto installed a proclamation pillar in 1908. The park came to be known after him. The marble pillar was topped with the busts of Queen Victoria and Edward VII. After independence, the marble busts atop the pillar .....
#18 of 20 Places to Visit in Prayagraj
At a distance of 6 km from Allahabad Railway Station, the New Yamuna Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge located in Prayagraj. It is one of the scenic places for sightseeing in Allahabad.
The New Yamuna Bridge was constructed across Yamuna River in the year 2004 to minimize the traffic over the Old Naini Bridge. The bridge runs north-south across the Yamuna river connecting the city of Prayagraj to its neighborhood of Naini. The construction of the bridge was a joint responsibility of the Hindustan Construction Company and Hyundai Engineering and Construction.
Also known as the Naini Bridge, the total length of the bridge is 1,510 m with the longest span of 260 m which is supported by cables and concrete anchor bridges. This is one of the longest cable-stayed bridges in India, and also the first six-lane bridge in India built with modern design and structure. It has two pylons, made up of concrete material, that provide support to the major part of the deck of the bridge held .....
#19 of 20 Places to Visit in Prayagraj
At a distance of 125 km from Allahabad, 163 km from Aurangabad, 208 km from Gorakhpur, 239 km from Rewa, 250 km from Patna, 258 km from Gaya, 321 km from Lucknow, and 327 km from Kanpur, Varanasi is an ancient city located on the banks of river Ganga in Uttar Pradesh, India. It is one among the most revered places of Pilgrimage in India and also one of the best places to visit in Uttar Pradesh.
Also known as Kashi and Banaras, the city gets its name from two rivers Varuna and Assi. Nicknamed as the cultural capital of India, Varanasi was the seat of learning in the past. Legend has it that Lord Shiva himself established this holy city as his abode. It is one of the twelve Jyotirlinga sites in India and also one of the Shakti Peethas. Varanasi is an important destination among Hindus as they believe those who die in Varanasi will attain salvation. Varanasi is also a preferred site for immersing ashes of the dead in river Ganga. Performing .....
Distance (From Prayagraj): 125 Kms
Trip Duration (From Prayagraj - Including Travel): Full Day
#20 of 20 Places to Visit in Prayagraj
At a distance of 135 km from Gorakhpur, 140 km from Lucknow, 148 km from Raebareli, 168 km from Pragyaraj (Allahabad), 216 km from Varanasi, 224 km from Kanpur, 397 km from Patna, 470 km from Agra, and 670 km from Delhi, Ayodhya is a holy city situated on the banks of holy river Saryu in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is the administrative headquarters of Faizabad district and among the must-include places in Uttar Pradesh tour packages.
Ayodhya or Awadh is the birthplace of the Hindu deity, Lord Ram Shri Ram, the seventh avatar of Lord Vishnu. This holy city has been regarded as the first one of the seven most important pilgrimage sites for Hindus, and among the top places to visit near Lucknow. It is believed that a temple stood at the supposed birth spot of Rama, which was demolished by the orders of the Mughal emperor Babur and a mosque erected in .....
Distance (From Prayagraj): 168 Kms
Trip Duration (From Prayagraj - Including Travel): Full Day
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