PRAYAGRAJ ( Allahabad )

The allahabad is one of the 2nd ancient city in Utter Pradesh and known as Prayagraj since October 2018. The Mughal Emperor Akbar settled down a new town in Prayagraj and named it Allahabad. The prayagraj city situated on the confluence of the holy river Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati River. therefore presenting Prayagraj Top Tourist Destination a travel story.

Allahabad is most crowded city in the Utter Pradesh State. This city plays a major role During indian independence. This holly city witness of worlds largest fair and also the Unesco Intangible Cultural Heritage festival called Kumbh. This ancient city also known as Sangam Nagri and Triveni Sangam.

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Allahabad Sangam Nagri pic

Due to its position, this city face and witness to many empires and invasions. there are many empire rule over this city like Gupta empire, maurya empire, Maratha empire, Kannauj empire, Mughal empire, Kushan Empire and in last British.

The Prayagraj ( Allahabad ) also had a major role in the Indian independence movement. City became a center of inspiration in during Gandhi freedom fight movement. This city is a birth place of 3rd prime minister Indira Gandhi and was headquarter of Indian national congress before independence.

Allahabad Fort

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Allahabad Fort

The Mughal Emperor Akbar was built this fort in 1583 in Prayagraj (Allahabad ) . The fort located on the banks of the Yamuna River.  Archaeological Survey of India managed or handle this fort. The main reason of the construction of the fort was to remove the Afghan insurgency in eastern India during the Mughal period [at present time, eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar state]. At present time Only some part of the fort open for tourists and remaining part of fort uses Indian army. you can watch lots of tourist place in the allahabad fort Therefore this is Prayagraj Top Tourist Destination.

Anand Bhavan

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Anand Bhavan Allahabad

The anand Bhawan has situated in Prayagraj ( Allahabad ) in Utter Pradesh state. This building was a residence of Nehru Family during 1930 and was local headquarters of the Indian national congress. The then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was donated this building to Indian Government in 1970.

Khusro Bagh

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Khusro Bagh

The Khusro Bagh is a historical garden with Stone complex structure and has located in Prayagraj ( Allahabad ). This Mughal Emperor Akbar was built this garden between 1556-1605. This garden spread in over forty acres of land. This historical garden is home of lots of historical Tomb like Tombs of Shah Begum, Bibi Tamolan’s tomb and Tomb of Nithar. thereore this is Prayagraj Top Tourist Destination.

Triveni Sangam

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Triveni Sangam pic

The Triveni Sangam is a Hindu Pilgrim site in India and Known as Sangam in Allahabad ( Prayagraj). Here Ganga, Yamuna and the invisible or mythical Saraswati River joining together. This Triveni Sangam is also popular for Kumbh Mela Held after every 12 Years. According to Hindu Religion, flush away all of one’s sins and free from the cycle of rebirth after Bath in Prayagrj river. there are lots of devotees and tourist come here every day.

Allahabad Museum

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Allahabad Museum front pic

The Allahabad Museum Situated in Prayagraj and is a national level museum. this is one of the oldest Museum in Utter Pradesh and India. The North-West Provine Governor General Sir William Muir was set up in 1863. The Museum is known for its Rich collection and unique object of Art. This museum is one of the major research centres for archaeologists, historians and academicians. This is also known for 14,000 B.C to 2000 B.C Rock Art Gallery.

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Swaraj Bhavan

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Swaraj Bhavan Allahabad

The Swaraj Bhavan was a ancestral home of the Nehru Family and birth place of 3rd Prime Minister of India, Shrimati Indira Gandhi. This building located in Prayagraj ( allahabad ). The Indian political leader Motilal Nehru was owned this building in 19th century. this was a headquarter of Indian National Congress Party and became the center of the Indian independence movement. this building covered 20 acres of land with 42 room.

All Saints Cathedral

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All Saints Cathedral in Allahabad pic

The All Saints Cathedral is an Anglican Cathedral located in Prayagraj, India. It is also known as the stone church (church of stones). This cathedral was designed by British architect Sir William Emerson (the architect of Victoria Memorial, Kolkata) in 1871 and it was completed in 1991. It is part of the Church of North India. Therefore the Prayagraj Top Tourist Destination in India.

Jawahar Planetarium

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Jawahar Planetarium Allahabad pic

The Jawahar Planetarium has situated in Prayagraj ( allahabad ). this has located beside The Anand Bhawan. this planetarium was built in 1979.

Alopi Devi Mandir

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Alopi Devi Mandir Allahabad pic

The Alopi Devi Mandir is a hindu temple situated in Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh state. It is located near to the holy Sangam site, where the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and the legendary Sarasvati meet.

This temple is very popular because of there is no statue of any deity in this temple. weather, is a wooden carriage or ‘doli‘ which is worshipped.

Alfred Park

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Alfred Park In Allahabad

The alfred park located in Prayagraj and It is a green, spacious and a peaceful place. This is a public park spread over an area of about 133 acres and was built in the year 1870. you can watch lots of historical place in Alfred Park like Chandra Shekhar Azad Memorial, Victoria Memorial, Allahabad Museum and Thornhill Mayne Memorial and many more.

Chandra Shekhar Azad Park Ground

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Chandra Shekhar Azad Park Ground in Allahabad

The Chandra Shekhar Azad park is a public park located in Prayagraj (Allahabad ). this prak built in 1870. This is biggest park in prayagraj. The Chandra Shekhar Azad sacrificed his life in 1931 during Indian Independence Struggle.

Kumbh Mela

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Wall painting in kumbh mela 2019

The fair of Kumbh of Prayagraj is held for approximately 50 days at Sangam area and thousands of hectares of land nearby. This is the world’s largest temporary city. This temporary city remains full of colorful light for 50 days. this is one of the best tourist destination in India. you can watch and understand India culture and Hindu religion in Kumbh mela. this festival is also the Unesco Intangible Cultural Heritage and Prayagraj Top Tourist Destination.

Victorial Memorial Company Garden

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Victorial Memorial Company Garden in Allahabad pic

The Victorial Memorial Company Garden located in Prayagraj ( Allahabad ). This victorial Memorial company was made from Italian limestone and dedicated to queen victoria. James Digges La Touche was opened memorial in 24 march 1906.

How To Reach Prayagraj

Prayagraj Top Tourist Destination in india and therefore following transportation facility available to reach city.

By Road=      Allahabad is well connected by road to all major city of India. Civil Line Bus Station is a major bus stand of Allahabad. You can reach directly from Lucknow, Varanasi, Kanpur, Bodhgaya and Delhi by bus and private car. The bus stand is located outside of Allahabad Junction..

By Railway= Allahabad Station is very well connected to all major city of India. 
Allahabad Junction is a main railway junctions in northern India. Station provides special tourist desk side of exit gate for foreigner tourist and devotees.

By Flight= Allahabad Airport in Bamrauli is the nearest airport of Allahabad. You can reach the airport with the help of a taxi. Allahabad airport provides Regional direct flight to all major city of india. Nearest international airport is in Lucknow and in Varanasi.

Hotel In Prayagraj

There are lots of good hotel in Prayagraj or Allahabad, but presenting following hotel based on customer feedback…

  1. The Legend Hotel= 4.2*
  2. Kunjpur Guest House= 4.2*
  3. Divine Palace= 4.1*
  4. Kanha Shyam Hotel= 4.1*
  5. Milan Palace Hotel= 3.9*
  6. Orchard one hotel= 3.9*
  7. Hotel Harsh Ananda= 3.7 and many other Hotel.

Restaurant In Prayagraj

There are lots of good Restaurant in Prayagraj or Allahabad, but presenting following hotel based on customer feedback…

  1. EL Chico Restaurant= 4.2*
  2. Eat On= 4.2*
  3. Indian Coffee House= 4.0*
  4. Sagar Ratna Pure Veg Restaurant= 4.1*
  5. Pind Balluchi= 4.0*
  6. The Tamarind Tree= 3.9*
  7. Haldiram Bhujiawala= 3.9*
  8. Pizza Hut= 3.9* and many other Restaurant.

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