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Top 15 Tourist Attractions that Every Traveler should visit in Prayagraj (Old name Allahabad), India

Top 15 Tourist Attractions that Every Traveler should visit in Prayagraj (Old name Allahabad), India

Triveni Sangam in Prayag:

Triveni Sangam in Prayag  Prayagraj (Old name Allahabad) India This place is one of the most famous and also one of the most visited places in Prayagraj (Old name Allahabad) among the tourists. An apt example of scenic beauty, this is the historic place where the three most sacred rivers (Ganga, Saraswati and Yamuna) in India meet. Triveni Sangam is also known as Sangam, which means Union. Triveni Sangam is located at a distance of 7 km from the Civil lines. It is an enthralling experience to visit the place during sunrise or sunset; the beauty is at its best at these two times. Three very important fairs, Kumbh Mela , Ardh Kumbh Mela and Maha Kumbh Mela are held at the banks of this sacred place. It is a place of religious importance and the site for historic Kumbh Mela held every 12 years .

Anand Bhavan & Swaraj Bhavan:

Anand Bhavan & Swaraj Bhavan  Prayagraj (Old name Allahabad) IndiaSwaraj Bhawan, which is the old Anand Bhawan was owned by Moti Lal Nehru who was father of Jawaharlal Nehru and a freedom fighter in the 19th century. It has served as the ancestral home of the Nehru-Gandhi Family — future Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi was born there. Daily four shows of a light and a sound programmes are organized here.

Jawahar Lal Nehru Planetarium:

Jawahar Lal Nehru Planetarium It was built in 1979 and is situated beside Anand Bhavan, the former residence of the Nehru-Gandhi family. It is managed by the 'Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund' (estb. In 1964), which has its headquarters at Teen Murti House, New Delhi.

Chandra Shekhar Azad Park (Alfred Park):

 Chandra Shekhar Azad Park (Alfred Park) Prayagraj (Old name Allahabad) India This is a public park of 133 acres area and is the biggest park in Prayagraj (Old name Allahabad). It is also known as Chandra Shekhar Azad Park and Company Garden. It is the biggest and most beautiful parks in the city. It is renamed after freedom fighter Chandra Shekhar Azad, who sacrificed his life here, during the Indian independence struggle in 1931. The park houses huge statue of George V and Victoria, which are installed in the centre of the park. In addition, this park also served as the venue for official ceremonies during the British time.

Khusro Bagh:

Khusro Bagh Allahabad IndiaThis marvel piece was finally completed in the year 1662, under the guidance of the great Mughal King Jahangir. This historic garden was made in the memory of his son Khusro. The graves of both, son Khusro and wife Shah Begum are buried at this historic Garden. This garden is extremely beautiful and offers a wide range of flora. Khusro Bagh, located close to Prayagraj (Old name Allahabad) railway station, is one of the popular tourist destinations in Prayagraj (Old name Allahabad). This place is famous for its mangoes.

Allahabad High Court:

Allahabad High Court Allahabad IndiaIt is one of the first high courts to be established in India and is a fine example of Georgian architecture.

Thornhill Mayne Memorial:

Thornhill Mayne Memorial Allahabad IndiaIt is a public library situated at Alfred Park. It is completed in 1878 and is designed by Richard Roskell Bayne and. A remarkable example of Gothic Style, it was opened as a memorial to the friendship of Lord Thornhill, the Commissioner of Prayagraj (Old name Allahabad) and Mr. Mayne, the Collector. The monument has served as the house of legislative assembly in British era when Allahabad was the capital of United Provinces.

University of Allahabad:

University of Allahabad IndiaAlso known as the University of Allahabad, was the 4th modern University established in the country. It is one of the oldest universities established in the Indian subcontinent. It is named after Lt. Governor of North-Western Provinces, Sir William Muir in 1876, who suggested the idea of a Central University at Allahabad nd its origins lay in the Muir Central College. At one point it was called the "Oxford of the East". It is one of the most popular universities in India established on 23rd September 1887. The university has managed to maintain its sound academic tradition.

Civil Lines in Prayagraj (Old name Allahabad)

Triveni Sangam in Prayag  Prayagraj (Old name Allahabad) India Formerly known as Cannington it is the central business district of Prayagraj (Old name Allahabad), and is famous for its urban setting, gridiron plan roads and high rise buildings. The area was built by the British during the heyday of the British Raj and was a residential colony of the British at that time. The present day Civil Lines has several skyscrapers and modern buildings which show the constant change taking place in the city.

New Yamuna Bridge :

New Yamuna Bridge Allahabad India It is the longest cable-stayed bridge of India. The bridge runs North-South across the Yamuna River connecting the city of Prayagraj (Old name Allahabad) to its neighborhood of Naini. The bridge was constructed by the end of 2004 with the aim of minimizing the traffic over the Old Naini Bridge.

Minto Park:

Minto Park Allahabad India One of the most popular tourist attractions has been re-christened Madan Mohan Malaviya Park. It is one of the most visited attractions for researchers. The park is erected on a site which is located near the Saraswati Ghat in Yamuna.

Mayo Memorial Hall:

 Mayo Memorial Hall It is situated near the Thornhill Mayne Memorial and is a large meeting hall in Prayagraj (Old name Allahabad). It was meant for public meetings, balls and receptions in commemoration of the assassinated Viceroy. Mayo Memorial Hall was designed by Richard Roskell Bayne and was completed in 1879.

Top Things to do in Prayagraj (Old name Allahabad)

Prayagraj Kumbh Mela 2025
Main Shahi Snan Dates/Special Bathing Dates
14/15 Jan 2025 Makar Sankranti
(1st Shahi Snan)
13 Jan 2025 Paush Purnima
29 Jan 2025 Mauni Amavasya (Main Royal Bath-2nd Shahi Snan)
03 Feb 2025 Basant Panchami
(3rd Shahi Snan)
12 Feb 2025 Maghi Purnima
26 Feb 2025 Maha Shivratri

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