Tourist Attractions in Allahabad
Allahabad Fort is situated on the northern banks of River Yamuna close to the Sangam.
Emperor Akbar constructed this brilliantly designed fort in 1583.
Anand Bhavan is a historical house museum that belongs to the popular Nehru-Gandhi
family of India. It was constructed by father of Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, Moti Lal Nehru
in 1930s. Later on, Indira Gandhi donated this place to Indian Government.
Alfred Park is a must visit attraction of the city having a historical significance. The park
has a grand statue of George V and Victoria. It was a place for the official ceremonies
during British era.
It is one of the well-maintained museums of India having exclusive galleries devoted to
archeological findings, art gallery and artifacts donated by Jawaharlal Nehru.
It is the most visited attraction of city, which is considered as one of the holiest place
for Hindu pilgrims. The confluence of three holy rivers, Sangam is must visit place of
Best Time to Visit Allahabad
Allahabad experiences extreme climates. So, know about its weathers before booking
Allahabad holiday packages. Summers are really hot and temperature reaches beyond
45° C temperature with intense humidity. It stretches from mid-March to mid-July. The
monsoon season starts in mid-July and continues till mid-September with an average
rainfall 400 mm. Winter Season starts from November and remains till February. The
best time for Allahabad trip is between November and February.
What can You Buy in Allahabad
Shopping in Allahabad brings great experiences for its visitors. In last few years, the
city has great changes in terms of the arrival of shopping complexes and malls. The city
offers numerous things for religious performances, including sandalwood, incense stick,
vermilion and camphor among others.
How to Reach Allahabad
If you are planning an Allahabad trip, explore the options to reach Allahabad. Don't
worry about how to reach Allahabad as it is well-connected to all destinations of India.
The nearest airport to Allahabad is Varanasi, which is 150 km away from Allahabad.
Varanasi is an important pilgrimage. So, it is well connected to the rest of India by daily
flights. On arrival, you can take other transports to reach Allahabad.
Allahabad is well-connected by trains with all major cities of India. The main station of
Allahabad is Allahabad Junction where a number of express and super fast trains arrive
and depart for different destinations.
Allahabad is connected to other of India by good roads. Buses travel for different
neighboring and far-flung places of Uttar Pradesh. Both the private and government
buses are available from here.s