Places to Visit near Allahabad

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Places to Visit near Allahabad

Here is the list of 7 Places to Visit near Allahabad

1. Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh - The Spiritual Capital of India

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh - The Spiritual Capital of India
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Known For : Kashi Vishwanath Temple Dashashwamedh Ghat Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple

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World's oldest living city, Varanasi enchants and surprises its visitors in the same breath. Also known as Kashi (City of Life) and Benaras, this spiritual capital of India is one of Hinduism's seven holy cities. The old city of Varanasi sits along the western banks of the Ganges, spread across a labyrinth of alleys called galis which are too narrow for the traffic to pass through - be prepared to walk on foot and encounter some holy cows!

Distance from Allahabad: 120 km

Best Time: October to March

38 Varanasi Attractions

2. Chitrakoot, Uttar Pradesh - The hill of many wonders

Chitrakoot, Uttar Pradesh - The hill of many wonders
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Known For : Kamadgiri Gupt Godavari Ramghat

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Chitrakoot is a small town situated in the north Vindhyan range. Legends have it that Chitrakoot was the place where Lord Rama, his wife Sita and his brother Lakshmana stayed for eleven and half of their fourteen years of exile.

Distance from Allahabad: 131 km

Best Time: July to March

13 Chitrakoot Attractions

3. Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh - One of the four holiest places to the Buddhists

Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh - One of the four holiest places to the Buddhists
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Known For : Chaukhandi Stupa Ashoka Pillar, Sarnath Thai Temple

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A quiet and spiritual town set amidst the otherwise densely populated state of Uttar Pradesh, Sarnath is a city of historical marvel with numerous Buddhist stupas, museums, excavated ancient sites and beautiful temples that prove to be a source of immense wonder and astonishment to tourists due to their mystical and serene setting.

Distance from Allahabad: 131 km

Best Time: October to March

6 Sarnath Attractions

4. Vindhyachal, Uttar Pradesh

Vindhyachal, Uttar Pradesh
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Known For : Vindhyavasini devi temple Kali Khoh temple Sita kund

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Vindhyachal is a famous Hindu pilgrimage spot closer to Mirzapur and Varanasi and has several temples in the vicinity with their own interesting stories. This town is situated on the banks of holy river Ganga and people come here to take a dip into it to pray to Goddess Ganga.

Distance from Allahabad: 84 km

Best Time: October to March

6 Vindhyachal Attractions

5. Fun Gaon Water Park

Fun Gaon Water Park

Situated on the Kaushambi Road in Allahabad, Fun Gaon Water Park , true to its name, is a fun filled thrilling water park in the city. The park has a lot of tube slides, open slides, several swimming pools, costume changing rooms, locker rooms, shower rooms etc. It is frequented by the adults and kids alike.

Distance from Allahabad: 20 km

6. Nandan Kanan Water Retreat

Nandan Kanan Water Retreat

Nandan Kanan Water Park is situated on the Allahabad - Jaunpur Highway in Allahabad. The park boasts of a variety of water and regular rides both for adults and kids. Besides, it has several roller coasters, food stalls, changing and locker rooms etc, for the convenience of the guests.

Distance from Allahabad: 14 km

7. Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh - The birthplace of Lord Rama

Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh - The birthplace of Lord Rama
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Known For : Ram Janmabhoomi Hanuman Garhi, Ayodhya Kanak Bhawan

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Ayodhya, located on the banks of river Sarayu in Uttar Pradesh, is one of the 7 sacred cities for Hindus. Ayodhya plays a critical role in the Hindu epic of Ramayana as it is believed to be the birthplace of Lord Rama. Ayodhya has been surrounded by controversy since about a decade now but yet, has so much colour and spirituality to see for its tourists taking the form of various attractions here including Ram Janmabhoomi and various other temples.

Distance from Allahabad: 168 km

Best Time: October to March

16 Ayodhya Attractions

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