Bhita an archaeological site which is 20 km from Allahabad, has remains dating back to 300 B.C.
40 km from Allahabad, Shringverpur is the place which has been mentioned at length in the epic Ramayana, as the capital of the famous kingdom of Nishadraj or the 'King of Fishermen'.
Garhwa is 60 Km from Allahabad and is famous for the ruins of some of the most beautiful temples in Purvanchal. The place is a must visit for history lovers who can find glimpses of ancient North Indian temple architectures or Gupta era temples.
Jhusi (Pratisthanpuri) :
- It is a place of many Ashrams and Temples and is situated at 9 km from Allahabad. It is situated right across the Ganga and is famous among the people looking for mental peace and spiritual healing.
It is an ancient Buddhist centre which is about 65 Kms from the city of Allahabad. The city was known by the name of Kosham in history. This place was once the capital of King Udaya, a follower of Lord Buddha.
Varanasi is one of the most famous and most visited tourist destinations around Allahabad. It is among the most religious destinations in India. Varanasi is also known by the names of Kashi and Banaras. According to believers this city was founded by Lord Shiva, therefore Varanasi is visited by many devotees throughout the year. This place is also very famous for Paan and Sarees.
The next option that one can explore after visiting the city of Allahabad is the city of Lucknow. Lucknow is also as the city of Nawabs, mainly known for its etiquettes and politeness. This is one of the few newly emerging tourist destinations in India, with the on-going development within the city. The best time to visit Lucknow is during the months of October to March, though this city welcomes tourists throughout the year, many people visit Lucknow for the purpose of business, as this place is famous and deals in Chikan cloth, for which the city is famous in all over the world.