Here are the top 27 tourist attractions to see in Allahabad:

1. Kumbh Mela 2019

4.3 /5

2 km
from city center
1 out of 27
places to visit in Allahabad

The Kumbh Mela in Allahabad is held at Prayaga, the site of the convergence of the three holy rivers of Ganga, Yamuna, and Sarasvati, known as Triveni Sangam. Ardh Kumbh Melas are organised every six years at Haridwar and Allahabad. The attendance and participation in the Kumbh Mela are considered essential by passionate Hindus, and every mela sees an average of 10 lakh pilgrims. The 2013 Allahabad Kumbh Mela, considered a Maha Kumbh Mela, had a record attendance of 3 crore devotees.

2. Triveni Sangam

4.2 /5

4 km
from city center
2 out of 27
places to visit in Allahabad

The Triveni Sangam is the junction point of three rivers - Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati (which is a mythical river, supposed to have dried up milleniums ago) Both Ganga and Yamuna are extremely revered rivers in Indian mythology, and hence the confluence point of these rivers has attained extremely high religious importance.

3. Khusro Bagh

Must visit 3.5 /5 View 10+ photos

3 km
from city center
3 out of 27
places to visit in Allahabad

One of the most popular tourist destinations in Allahabad, Khusro Bagh was built by King Jahangir for his son Khusro. The tombstone of the prince lies in this garden along with that of his mother Shah Begum.

4. Anand Bhavan

Must visit 4.2 /5

3 km
from city center
4 out of 27
places to visit in Allahabad

The Anand Bhavan is a historic house museum in Allahabad, India focusing on the Nehru Family. It was constructed by Indian political leader Motilal Nehru in the 1930s to serve as the residence of the Nehru family when the original mansion Swaraj Bhavan (previously called Anand Bhavan) was transformed into the local headquarters of the Indian National Congress. Jawahar Planetarium, the famous planetarium is situated here, which has been striving to inculcate scientific temper among masses through its sky shows on astronomy and science.

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5. Allahabad Museum

Must visit 4.2 /5

2 km
from city center
5 out of 27
places to visit in Allahabad

The Allahabad Museum is a museum in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh which was established in 1931 and is known for its rich collection and unique objects of art. It is funded by Ministry of Culture. (br) The collections include ancient sculpture from Mathura, Bhumra, Jamsot, Terracottas of Kausambi, Rajasthani Miniatures, Paintings of Nicholas Roerich and those of the Bengal School of Art, autobiography of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru manuscripts of well-known Hindi authors, 0.32 bore Colt pistol of Chandra Shekhar Azad and the 'Gandhi Smrithi Vahan' as among the ones in the museum.

6. Allahabad Planetarium

3.2 /5

3 km
from city center
6 out of 27
places to visit in Allahabad

This planetarium was built beside Anand Bhawan in 1979 and is also known as the Jawahar Museum. It features a moon model and also features a part where visitors can find their weight on Moon and Jupiter.

7. Allahabad Fort

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2 km
from city center
7 out of 27
places to visit in Allahabad

Allahabad Fort is a fort built by the Mughal emperor Akbar in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh in 1583. 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.

8. Ashoka Pillar, Allahabad

3.2 /5

3 km
from city center
8 out of 27
places to visit in Allahabad

Placed outside the Allahabad Fort, this 16th century structure was constructed by Emperor Akbar. The exterior of the Ashoka Pillar has inscriptions from Ashoka in the Brahmi script. Even Samudragupta and Jahangir have added some inscriptions later in the Gupta script, a refined version of Brahmi.

9. Swaraj Bhawan

3.1 /5

3 km
from city center
9 out of 27
places to visit in Allahabad

The old Anand Bhawan which was donated by Motilal Nehru was then renamed as the Swaraj Bhawan. It once served as the headquarters of the Congress Committee.

10. Bade Hanuman Temple

3 km
from city center
10 out of 27
places to visit in Allahabad

Colloquially known as Bade Hanuman Mandir, Hanuman Temple is located at Sangam area of Allahabad. The temple is possibly the only one of its kind for it is constructed under the ground and the posture of Lord Hanuman is in a leaning back position. The shrine is a popular pilgrim spot in the city and stays especially busy on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

11. Magh Mela

0 km
from city center
11 out of 27
places to visit in Allahabad

Organised every year in the pristine city of Allahabad, Magh Mela is the mini version of the famous Kumbh Mela. Taking place at the confluence of the three great Indian rivers Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati at Prayag near Allahabad, the mela is held in the Hindu month of Magh every year and is a much-awaited event amongst the pilgrims.

12. Alfred park

2 km
from city center
12 out of 27
places to visit in Allahabad

Originally known as Alfred Park during the British colonial era, Chandrashekhar Azad Park or better known as Company Bagh is a public garden in George town in Allahabad. Spread over an area of 133 acres, the park was constructed to mark the visit of Prince Alfred in the city and till date continues to be the largest park in the city.

13. Company Gardens

2 km
from city center
13 out of 27
places to visit in Allahabad

Located behind the Allahabad Museum on Panna Lal Road, Company Garden is a beautiful garden full of shady trees and blooming shrubs. The park houses massive statuettes of George V and Victoria in the centre of the garden. As of now, the park is used by the kids for recreational purposes and by the elderly for evening and morning walks.

14. All Saints Cathedral

3 km
from city center
14 out of 27
places to visit in Allahabad

Built in the late 19th century, All Saints Cathedral or Patthar Girja is a spectacular Anglican Christian Church on M G Marg, Allahabad. Constructed in the gothic style architecture, the church boasts of intricately carved glass panels and marble altars. One of the most beautiful churches in all of the world, the shrine is thronged by tourists and pilgrims alike.

15. New Yamuna Bridge

2 km
from city center
15 out of 27
places to visit in Allahabad

Established in 2004, the newly designed cable stayed New Yamuna Bridge over the river Yamuna, was built to minimise traffic flow on the Old Naini Bridge in Allahabad. The bridge runs from northern to southern Allahabad connecting it to the neighborhood of Naina. Running over 1510 metres, the bridge is supported by cables to its deck.

16. Allahabad University

4 km
from city center
16 out of 27
places to visit in Allahabad

Instituted on 23rd of September 1887, Allahabad University (or University of Allahabad) is a public central university situated in the Old Katra area of Allahabad. The university is considered to be amongst the oldest modern day universities of India. Several colleges are affiliated to the university which offer courses in a plethora of fields.

17. Allahabad High Court

3 km
from city center
17 out of 27
places to visit in Allahabad

The state High Court for Uttar Pradesh is based in Allahabad, known as Allahabad High Court or High Court of Judicature at Allahabad. Built in 1869, the court is one of the earliest to be established in the country. The court practices jurisdiction over the entire state of Uttar Pradesh and has the highest number of serving judges in India i.e. 160.

18. Alopi Devi Mandir

3 km
from city center
18 out of 27
places to visit in Allahabad

Located at Alopibagh, near the holy sangam (confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati) in Allahabad, Alopi Devi Mandir is an atypical temple revered by the Hindus. The temple is unique in the sense that it does not have any presiding deity but a wooden chariot •doliê which is mostly worshipped by the devotees of Lord Shiva.

19. Akshaya Vat

3 km
from city center
19 out of 27
places to visit in Allahabad

Located inside the Allahabad Fort complex in Patalpuri Temple, Akshaya Vat or Akshayvat is an ancient fig tree. After 2011, this tree can only be visited after seeking permission Commandant of Allahabad Fort's Ordnance Depot. Only on a single day during the Kumbh Mela festival, this sacred site is open for public visits.

20. Mankameshwar Temple, Allahabad

2 km
from city center
20 out of 27
places to visit in Allahabad

Situated on the banks of river Yamuna, in the vicinity of Saraswati Ghat in Allahabad, Mankameshwar Temple is a revered Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Enshrined by the shivalinga in the form of Shiva, the temple is thronged by pilgrims especially on Mondays and during Navratri.

21. Minto Park

2 km
from city center
21 out of 27
places to visit in Allahabad

Constructed along the banks of river Yamuna in Allahabad, Minto Park is a lush green park which was formerly known as Madan Mohan Malviya Park. The highlight of the park is the white stone sculpture of four fierce looking lions on either side. Besides, the park is replete with huge shady trees and verdant greenery and is a popular recreation spot in the city.

22. Jawahar Planetarium

3 km
from city center
22 out of 27
places to visit in Allahabad

Built in 1979 and situated beside Anand Bhavan in Allenganj area of Allahabad, Jawahar Planetarium was a former home of the Gandhi-Nehru family. The planetarium has a seating capacity of over 80 people and organises spectacular shows on space, celestial bodies and solar system. Besides, the complex houses several scientific models for fun kid activities.

23. Allahabad Public Library

2 km
from city center
23 out of 27
places to visit in Allahabad

Located on the Alfred Park area of Allahabad, Allahabad Public Library or formerly known as Thornhill Mayne Memorial is the largest library in the state of Uttar Pradesh. As of now, the massive collection amounts to around 125,000 books, 40 types of magazines and 28 different newspapers in English, Hindi, Urdu and Bengali and contains 21 Arabic manuscripts.

24. Fun Gaon Water Park

16 km
from city center
24 out of 27
places to visit in Allahabad

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.

25. Nandan Kanan Water Retreat

12 km
from city center
25 out of 27
places to visit in Allahabad

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.

26. Eat On

26 out of 27
places to visit in Allahabad

Eat On is one of the most popular eating joints in Allahabad. The place is popular for its tender kebabs and mouth watering biryanis. Although it is a small joint, it remains especially crowded during the evenings owing to its sumptuous food. The food joints boasts of being the best of its kind in all town.

27. Boating in Ganges

27 out of 27
places to visit in Allahabad

Boating is one of the top touristy things to do in Allahabad. Watching a sunrise or a sunset with clear water all around you is an ethereal experience. The ghats at a distance also present a pretty picture and the ambiance is divine. Make sure you experience this activity definitely, whenever you are in the city.

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