"Place Of Sacrifice"

A City in Uttar Pradesh, India

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Ideal time to stay:  1 - 3 days

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Height(Altitude) of Allahabad from sea level:  280 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  25.4025075°N, 81.7665522°E
Ecosystem:  Plain , River  

Food, Culture and Language at Allahabad

Food Availability:  Indian, Mughlai 
Regional Language:  Hindi
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)

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Why travel Allahabad?

Allahabad, a city in Uttar Pradesh, India is an important tourist destination. Enriched with a glorious history and being one of the oldest cities in the world, Allahabad has several historical monuments from different periods of Indian History, from the tomb of Khusro, in Khusro Bagh to All Saints Cathedral in Civil Lines to Alopi Devi Mandir in Alopibagh which is one of the oldest Hindu temples built during the ancient period. Allahabad is also famous worldwide for the Kumbh Mela, a holy religious gathering of Hindu pilgrims which also attracts a large number of tourists and has been taking place in the city from ancient times.
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7 Places to visit and Things to do in Allahabad

Triveni Sangam at Allahabad

Triveni Sangam

#Sight Seeing
Triveni Sangam is a place of great religious significance where one can witness the confluence of three sacred rivers of India namely River Yamuna, Ganga and the invisible Saraswati. It is also the venue for the Kumbh Mela, Ardh Kumbh Mela and the Magh Mela which brings together thousands of pilgrims to take a dip in the holy waters. It is believed that drops of nectar fell here from the hands of the Gods and hence a bath here washes away one's sins.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2 hours
Allahabad Fort at Allahabad

Allahabad Fort

#Archaeological Site
The largest fort built by Akbar, the Allahabad Fort is a popular tourist attraction in Allahabad. It was one of the most prized citadels of the Mughal Empire. The fort stands on the banks of the Yamuna near its confluence with the river Ganges. It is recognised by the Archaeological Survey of India as a monument of national importance. Today, the fort is under the control of the Indian Army and only a section of the fort is open to tourists.
Expenses - ₹10
Time needed - 1 hours
Anand Bhawan at Allahabad

Anand Bhawan

Anand Bhavan is the ancestral home of Jawaharlal Nehru, the freedom fighter and the first Prime-Minister of India. The place is also home to Indira Gandhi, the "Iron Lady of India". The place has today been turned into a fine museum. The importance of this place also increases because of the fact that several momentous decisions and events, related to the freedom struggle took place here. The main building houses a museum that displays the memorabilia of the Nehru family.
Expenses - ₹5
Time needed - 2 hours
All Saints Cathedral at Allahabad

All Saints Cathedral

All Saints Cathedral is a fine example of Gothic architecture, set in the middle of lush greenery. It has a unique old world charm about itself, and is completely calm and serene, just what you need after sightseeing at the busier parts of Allahabad. This church is regarded as the best Anglican cathedral present not only in India but also in Asia.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 1 hours
Khusro Bagh, Allahabad at Allahabad

Khusro Bagh, Allahabad

Khusro Bagh is an exquisite example of Mughal architecture. The beautifully carved three tier tombs exemplify the best of Mughal art. This historic walled garden was created by Moghul Emperor Jahangir, in memory of his beloved son Khusro. Besides its historic grandeur, the Khusro Bagh is famous for mango and guava trees that adorn it. Visit the garden in the morning for its true essence, as it is less crowded at that time. Though the monuments are locked, one can experience the architectural marvel, sit or stroll around the lush gardens, capturing the picturesque charm of the structure.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 1.5 hours
Hanuman Mandir, Allahabad at Allahabad

Hanuman Mandir, Allahabad

Hanuman Mandir is located near Allahabad Fort is a unique temple. Tourists visiting the temple can witness a huge idol of Hanuman, which is 20 feet long and 8 feet wide. It is famous for being the only temple where Lord Hanuman is seen in a recline posture. An interesting fact about the temple is it gets submerged when the water level of the Ganges rises up. The mythical story regarding the Hanuman Temple in Allahabad says that the water of the river Ganges rises to touch the feet of the Lord Hanuman’s idol. According to mythology, it is believed the rise in the water level of river Ganges is because the river wants to touch the feet of Lord Hanuman.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 1.5 hours

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