Famous Places to Visit In Prayagraj (Allahabad), UP

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Here we introduced the Famous places in Prayagraj, if you are a travel lover then here you get all information about the city Prayagraj (Allahabad)

Prayagraj is a positive and religious place. Before Prayagraj it is known as Allahabad. People are so religious and loyal because this state has its own personality and the people of this state has so honest and religious. Prayagraj is one of the biggest cities, it has been attracting thousands of pilgrims throughout the year from across the globe. In the Hindu scriptures including the Vedas and the epics, Ramayana and Mahabharata Prayagraj included

So, in this blog, we introduced a state which has the home of Lord Brahma, so, today we talk about a historical Indian state (PAYAGRAJ) and its famous places to visit.

So, lets we talk about Prayagraj

Prayagraj

PRAYAGRAJ is located at the bank of Yamuna, Ganga, and Saraswati river Sangam. It is which is about 65 miles on the west-northwest of Varanasi. Govt. of India change this state name to Prayagraj because the old name of Prayagraj is Allahabad and before that known as Ilahabad. The word Prayagraj is a sanskrit word and the meaning of this word is the king of all five Pryags.’ In the modern days, the city of Prayagraj is the most important religious place in the whole of India.

Mughal emperor Akbar found this city who gave it the name Ilahabad then it is change to ‘ALLAHABAD’ and now it is famous as Prayagraj. The three rivers Ganga, Yamuna, Saraswati have become one after every 12 years. so, that is called Sangam and also known as TRIVENI SANGAM.

Famous Places To Visit In Prayagraj (Allahabad)

So, let’s take a look at the most famous places in PRAYAGRAJ that you can explore:

Prayagraj Fort

Famous Places to Visit In Prayagraj (Allahabad), UP
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Prayagraj Fort is located in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India, this fort is built by Mughals in 1583 in the 16th century. The fort was lies on the bank of river Ganga and also in the survey of the archeological team this monument has become the national importance. MUGHAL EMPEROR AKBAR built this fort and named this fort Ilahabad which becomes later Allahabad. In Prayagraj Fort, people do not allow to come and see this historic monument because this place is occupied by the Indian Army but there is a small part of Prayagraj Fort is open for visitors.

Anand Bhawan Museum

Famous Places to Visit In Prayagraj (Allahabad), UP

Anand Bhawan Museum is located in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India, and this museum is dedicated to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Family. In1930 Motilal Nehru has announced this place as the residence of Nehru. Swaraj Bhawan is an original residence of Nehru but now this is the main headquarter of the Indian national congress. The fact is that the Nehru family is the oldest and most important political family of our Indian politics and the LUTEYN ZONE bungalow is now became the first official residence of Nehru.

Anand Bhawan Museum is established in 1930 and opened in 1970. The entry fee of this museum is Rs. 20 for Ground entry and Rs. 50 for going upstairs also, Rs.100 ticket for foreigners and Rs.20 for Planetarium show.

Khusro Bagh

Famous Places to Visit In Prayagraj (Allahabad), UP

Khusro Bagh is one of the famous places to visit in Prayagraj, the design of the entrance is such that it is covered with the garden and, three-tier of the Khusro Bagh was located in Mullah Kuhldabad in Prayagraj. It has 6 kilometers away from the Prayagraj Fort. Khusro Bagh has a large complex, which architecture has designed with the three sandstone mausoleum within a walled garden. The Khusro Bagh has the largest historical garden in India and this contains a tomb of Prince Khusro who has the king of this place.

Triveni Sangam

Triveni Sangam is a point where three religious rivers Ganga, Yamuna, and the Saraswati meet. During the Kumbh, it is becoming a crowded place. People can easily see the difference between the three rivers as they maintain their original colors like the color of Ganges is clear, the Yamuna is greenish in color and the presence of Saraswati is only felt underwater. This convergence point is considered as an auspicious junction as according to the Hindus, a bath here will help them wash away their sins and free them from the cycle of rebirth.

Chandra Shekhar Azad Park

This is the famous park of Prayagraj, this park is on the name of one of the freedom fighters Chandra Shekhar Azad, It is on 133 acres of land. Chandra Shekhar Azad is a freedom fighter who was engaged in a firing from Britishers, In this park and India lost its hero at the age of 24. He shot himself because he was surrounded by the police and died on 23 Feb 1931. The real name of Chandra Shekhar Azad is Chandra Shekhar Tiwari, this park is a public place and opens all year, this was located in GEORGETOWN, PARAYGRAJ.

Allahabad Museum

Allahabad Museum is a national museum which was located near Kasturba Gandhi Marg in Prayagraj, in this museum, there are many rich collections and very unique arts. It was established in 1931 in PRAYAGRAJ, Uttar Pradesh, INDIA and the director of this museum is Mr. Sunil Gupta. After the shut down of this museum in 1881 due to the paucity of funds, With the initiative of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, and Pt. Brijmohan Vyas in 1923-24 made efforts to establish a new museum in the city.

The especially that this is the first museum that they generated power and they use solar power to save electricity and takes care of the environment.  

All Saint Cathedral

All Saint Cathedral was located in Sarojini Naidu Marg in Prayagraj. It is also known as Pathar Girja and it is the model of 13th-century churches The All Saint Cathedral was built by the Britishers during the Britishers ruling time in India the architect of this church is William Emerson and the architecture style of this church is Gothic Revival Architecture. The materials are used in All Saint Cathedral are marble, sandstone, tile, and stainless glasses.

Do you know that the architect of All Saint Cathedral (William Emerson) and he also architect (VICTORIA MEMORIAL GARDEN) which situated in Kolkata.

How To Reach Prayagraj

Prayagraj By Flight

The city of PRAYAGRAJ has its own Airport, here are some airlines that you can reach (PRAYAGRAJ):

INDIGO, SPICEJET, AIR INDIA, GO AIR, VISTARA, Jet AIRWAYS

At this time indigo airlines connect all airports of India like PRAYAGRAJ and DELHI and have seamless connectivity with all important states of India,

Main BARAMULI airport of PRAYAGRAJ is 15 km away from the main city and this airport was connected through all airports like DELHI, LUCKNOW, AND KOLKATA.

Prayagraj By Road

The main highway of PRAYAGRAJ is NH 27 is connected to DELHI and KOLKATA and all the major cities of INDIA:

Here is some major distance that this helps you to reach PRAYAGRAJ:

CITY TO PRAYAGRAJDISTANCE
DELHI         582 kilometers
AGRA431 kilometers
CHENNAI                                                             1,335 kilometers
KANPUR191 kilometers
PUNE 1,343 kilometers
PATNA330 kilometers
 MUMBAI1162 kilometers
AYODHYA156 kilometers
KOLKATA732 kilometers
VARANASI  112 kilometers
HARIDWAR621 kilometers

Prayagraj By Train

   The city of PRAYAGRAJ has 4 main railway stations

 1. ALLAHABAD JN, 2. ALLAHABAD CHEEKOI JN, 3. PRAYAG DIST, 4. SHANKARGARH DIST,

 Most trains are passing through this station and the railway stations are connects all the main railway stations of India.

Local Transport In Prayagraj

If you are in Prayagraj, you can hire Cabs, Taxi, Rickshaw, Auto Rickshaw, Bus, and with walking on the footpath. You can also explore all things with tourism booking such as state tourism and also explore all things from yourself.

CONCLUSION

In the above blog, we give you all the information about Prayagraj and its famous places. Prayagraj is one of the religious places in India. As we all know that Prayagraj is one of the cities where tourists like to travel and spend their time. This place takes an important place in Indian culture and tradition.

There are also so many cuisines famous here like Kachori Sabzi, Lassi, Makhan Malai, Kathi Rolls, etc. People come here and like to explore these cuisines and make memories. Overall, the Prayagraj is a state that its famous and historical monuments are very unique and if you think about Go PRAYAGAJ, go and explore all the things with fun.

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FAQ On Prayagraj (Allahabad)

Prayagraj is famous for its Kumbh Mela. Kumbh Mela is a religious gathering of Hindu pilgrims. This festival attracts tourists so much.
Famous places which are very special in Prayagraj (Allahabad) are:- Prayagraj Fort, Allahabad Museum, Khusro Bagh, Anand Bhawan, Kumbh Mela and Triveni Sangam, Allahabad Central University, Chandra Shekhar Azad Park (Alfred Park), All Saint Cathedral.
Soan Papdi in Allahabad, Milk Sweets in Allahabad, Laddu, Barfi Sweet Samosa, Chandrakala Sweet, etc are the most famous sweets of Prayagraj (Allahabad).
Guavas is the famous fruit of Allahabad (Prayagraj).
The new name of Allahabad is Prayagraj which is officially announced by the UP govt.
Allahabad is famous for:- Prayagraj Fort, Allahabad Museum, Khusro Bagh, Anand Bhawan, Kumbh Mela, and Triveni Sangam, Allahabad Central University, Chandra Shekhar Azad Park (Alfred Park), All Saint Cathedral.

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