Allahabad is famous for religious reason and some literary reasons too. But as a backpacker on budget if you want to explore some top places in Allahabad, here are our favourites. These bring both essential and some hidden condiments of the city alive and you can taste both the past and the present if you enjoy the places, food and learning about them.
Pro Tip: Wherever you are coming from, try to travel via trains because they will help you interact and see how people actually behave, talk and live in Allahabad.
Uttar Pradesh and some portion of Bihar reflect in the local food and dialect, but all in all Allahabad is a place that will have a positive impact on your life.
Here are top 5 places to visit in Allahabad:
Sangam is one of the most sacred places from mythology where 3 rivers meet, also called Triveni, which means three things meeting. You must come here and enjoy the boat ride, and inherent peacefulness.
2. Alfred Park
While you are exploring the city, you will witness the Company Garden of Allahabad; the biggest green landscape is Alfred Park. It is a significant place as Indiaâ€™s freedom fighter Sh. Chandrasekhar Azad died here. Enjoy the scenes and have a stroll.
3. Allahabad Museum
Right when you visit Alfred Park, also known as Chandrasekhar Azad Par, you will see Allahabad Museum. So you get a touch of greenery and lots of history in this place together. If you are a history or architecture buff â€“ this one is totally for you.
4. Allahabad Fort
From the 16th century this fort is standing tall. It is situated at the Yamuna bank in Allahabad. Enjoy the architecture of the Mughal era here. Big walls and an Ashok Pillar are open to tourists, but the entire area is not. Pay a visit and marvel at the architecture of old times.
5. Khusro Bagh
Located very close to the railway station, Khusro Bagh is another garden plus monument of the Mughal era. India literally absorbed all kinds of invaders and their culture. Walk in the park and see the burial complex of Emperors and their families.
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