10 BEST TOURIST PLACES TO VISIT AT ALLAHABAD & (MY JOURNEY NORTH INDIA DAY 2)

TOURIST PLACES NEAR ALLAHABAD WITHIN 100 KMS:

Prayagraj-during-evening-hours
Prayagraj-during-evening-hours, image source

1) TRIVENI SANGAM:

It is the world famous confluence of the Ganga, Jamuna and Swarasati rivers. It is a very famous religious place for the people of Hindu religion.A huge Kumbh Mela is organized here every 12 years, I think you also know what Kumbh Mela is.It is said in Hinduism that diving into this water can get rid of all sins.

2) ALLAHABAD FORT:

Allahabad fort
Allahabad fort,by Shreyank Gupta image source,under license CC-BY-SA-2.0

This fort was built by Akbar in 1584. It was the largest and most beautiful fort of that time.This fort is located at the confluence of the rivers Ganga and Jamuna.

Currently used by the Indian Army, there is an immortal tree that you have to take special permission to visit.And here is the Ashoka stambha made of sandstone, which attracts a lot of tourists and  It is highly attractive TOURIST PLACES NEAR ALLAHABAD WITHIN 100 KMS.

3) CHANDRASHEKHAR AZAD PARK:

This park is too far away from city, it is cover about 113 acres of land, and this is Allahabad’s largest and most beautiful park.The park was formerly named Alfred, then renamed as freedom fighter Chandrashekhar Azad”s name To honor him. this is the bast places to visit outside allahabad.

4) KHUSRO BAGH:

:It’s the best Tourist places in Allahabad near railway station,This place is famous for its green trees and gardens or beautiful makhbaras.Here are the makhbara of Jahangir’s son, wife and daughter also it is most popular places to visit in prayagraj.

5) ALLAHABAD MUSEUM:

This museum build in 1931,is located at near chandrashekhar Azad’s park. This museum is famous for its masterpieces There are 4 galleries with a collection of old history and arts And here tourists also see the ancient gold coins of Portugal You can learn about the history of the ancient British and portugal here.

6) ANAND BHAWAN:

The main meaning of Ananda Bhavan is happy house. It was the former residence of the Nehru family which was built by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru‘s father Shri Motilal Nehru. This is a very important place to visit in prayagraj for people who are interested in the political history of India.

It was used as the headquarters during the independence of India But now it is the center of struggle for the things used during independence.

7) SOMESHWAR MAHADEV:

This temple is located is naini village On the banks of the river Jamuna. this temple is also called shivkoti.It is a Shiva temple, where 16 replicas of Shiva are shown.Many devotees come here on Nagpanchami and Shivaratri. It’s a best tourist places in naini allahabad.

8) ALL SAINTS CATHEDRAL:

In 1900 this church build by british. This church is a huge, 400 people can pray together here.The birth anniversary of this church is celebrated on November 1 every year.Another name for this church is the hill church.

9) NEW YAMUNA BRIDGE:

It is a beautiful bridge over the river Jamuna which connects the villages Naini to Prayagraj city.The 1.5 km long bridge was built in 2004 it is most attractive TOURIST PLACES NEAR ALLAHABAD WITHIN 100 KMS.

10) MINTO PARK:

It is a beautiful park located on the banks of the river Jamuna. This park in the south of the city, has been built next to Saraswati Ghat The current name of this park is Madan Mohan Malio Park.

* PLACES TO EAT IN ALLAHABAD/PRAYAGRAJ FAMOUS FOOD

1) HARIRAM AND SON’S

FAMOUS FOR: 125 yaers old shop,famous for thair samosha,dalmuth, and fried chana.Price:20

LOCATION: 259,KATRA, CHOWRAHA,/KATRA PRAYAGRAJ,UTTAR PRADESH-211002,

 

2) RAJARAM LASSI WALA:

FAMOUS FOR: Lassi,rabri, price: 25/15

LOCATION: LOKHNATH LANE,CHOWK,MALVIYANAGAR,PRAYAGRAJ,UTTAR PRADESH-211003

3) SAINIK SWEETS:

FAMOUS FOR: Chole samoshe,dahi jalebi,price:30/20

LOCATION: MUIR-RD,RAJAPUR,PRAYAGRAJ,UTTAR PRADESH:211001

4) NETRAM MOOLCHAND SWEET SHOP:

FAMOUS FOR: Dal stuffed kachuri-sabji,price:150/Plate

LOCATION: 259,KATRA, CHOWRAHA,/KATRA PRAYAGRAJ,UTTAR PRADESH-211002

5) HEERA HALWAI:

FAMOUS FOR: Samosha,Gujia peice: 20/25

LOCATION: GOMTI NO-4,MAHARSHI DAYANAND MARG,CIVIL LINE,PRAYAGRAJ,UTTAR PRADESH-211001

CONTINUE TO MY JOURNEY… please visit top tourist places in kolkata & top tourist places in delhi

1)REACHING ALLAHABAD RAILWAY STATION:

I woke up at 5:00 am and till now we had reached Gaya Junction,And then slowly the train leaves Bihar and enters Uttar Pradesh.It was 10 o’clock in the morning and then the train had reached Mughalsarai station itself, then I bought my breakfast from there.

after having breakfast I started getting ready to get off the train as the Allahabad station was about to arrive.

At 11 o’clock morning train was arrived in Allahabad.

2)WENT ZEROLINE BUS STAND:

After arrived in Allahabad, I asked the railway employee, where I get bus from Chitrakoot Dham?And then they told me to take a toto and go to the zero line bus stand.And then I take a toto, took ₹ 40 and drove me to zero Line Bus Stand.

3)TASTY CRISPY KACHORI:

On reaching the zero line, I get to eat some special street food in Allahabad.And then I was to buy crispy kachori 0.5$(35INR) from the local shop there.The crispy kachori tasted great.

4) TAKE A BUS FROM CHITRAKOOTDHAM:

And then after eating Kachori I took a bus from there to Chitrakoot Dham.Started the bus at around 12:00,And what I said about the heat there, it seemed like I am in Rajasthan.

 

5) SO MUCH HEAT INCIDE THE BUS:

There was so much heat inside the bus that you all wouldn’t see it.My bag’s cold water was converted into hot water within 1 hour.
After running for 2 hours, the bus just stopped at a shop and we all start having lunch there.

The bus was running at an average speed of 60 kmph.And by 3:30 hours all of us had reached Chitrakoot Dham bus station.bus fare is just2$(150INR)

6)REACHING RAM GHAT CHITRAKOOT the BEST TOURIST DESTINATION NEAR ALLAHABAD :

And then after that, I got an auto that could take me to Ram Ghat for just 0.3$ (20INR).After reaching Ramghat, I first went to my hotel,In half an hour I was refreshed and then went to visit Ramghat.

RAM GHAT ENTRANCE POINT

7) VISITING RAM GHAT:

Ramghat was such a beautiful ghat that you will not believe,A board adorned with flowers gets you for roaming at just 3$(200INR).I sat for 2 hours in Ramghat and then started walking to roam the temple inside Ramghat.

holy touristic place for every hindu‘beauty of ram ghat”


Lord Ram,Mata Sita and brother Lakshmana was here for 12 years during their exile.
You will get a different type of environment here,The rural environment shows that we all went back to the Treta Yuga.here all people get Ram ji’s blessings, Jai Shree Rama.

8) VISITING KAMADGIRI TEMPLE:

Now I left Ramghat and reached auto stand,I was Solo,so no one was taking me, everyone was asking for too much money.

And then I got a family who were going to the Kamadgiri temple,And then I told the auto person,take me there Kamadgiri Temple too.

KAMADGIRI TEMPLE ENTRANCE POINT

9)CIRCUMAMBULATION IN KAMADGIRI TEMPLE:

Kamadgiri is a very beautiful temple, people come here to do a circumambulation, there is a 5 km long circumambulation here.It is believed that revolving here leads to happiness and prosperity in your mind.

10) BACK TO HOTEL:

I did not revolve, but after walking through many temples inside the kamadgiri, but after leaving from there, I took a auto get my hotel back.

After visiting some places in chitrakoot prayagraj, I packed my dinner and came back to the hotel.And after eating dinner, started planning and thinking about trip where I go tomorrow and what to do. and then I go to the bed,good night.

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