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University of Allahabad

Senate House, University Road, Old Katra, Allahabad University, Old Katra, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh 211002, India

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About University of Allahabad

The University of Allahabad, informally known as Allahabad University, is a public central university located in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India. Established on 23 September 1887, it is the fourth oldest modern university in India.



Attractions near University of Allahabad

Anand Bhawan Museum Allahabad0.84km from University of Allahabad

The Anand Bhavan is a historic house museum in Allahabad, India, focusing on the Nehru Family.  It was bought 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. A planetarium named Jawahar planetarium is situated here.

Bhardwaj Ashram Allahabad0.94km from University of Allahabad

Bharadwaj Ashrama in Allahabad is symbolic of a continuum of Hindu culture and civilization since ages immemorial. During the time of Ram, River Ganga used to flow aside it as it was situated on the banks of the divine river. A shrine marks the spot on which once the hermitage of the sage Bharadwaj stood. Rama had met him and had a significant dialogue with him here.

Chandrashekhar Azad Park1.51km from University of Allahabad

Chandrashekhar Azad Park is a public park in Allahabad. Built in 1870 to mark Prince Alfred's visit to the city, with an area of 133 acres, it is the biggest park in Allahabad. It was renamed after freedom fighter Chandra Shekhar Azad, who sacrificed his life here, during the Indian independence struggle in 1931.

The Allahabad Museum1.53km from University of Allahabad

The Allahabad Museum is a national-level museum in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh established in 1931. known for its rich collection and unique objects of art, and is funded by the Ministry of Culture. Moreover, it is a premier research center for archaeologists, historians, and academicians and carries out extensive research activities and publications in archaeology, art, and literature. Its rock art gallery has the largest collection of prehistoric paintings displayed in India .

All Saints' Cathedral3.73km from University of Allahabad

also known as Patthar Girja is an Anglican cathedral located in Prayagraj, Modeled after 13th-century Gothic style churches, The cathedral is at the centre of a large open space at the crossing of two of the principal roads of Allahabad, MG Marg and SN Marg.

Allahabad fort3.85km from University of Allahabad

Allahabad Fort is a fort built by the Mughal emperor Akbar at Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India 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.

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Allahabad district, officially known as Prayagraj district is one of the largest and the most populous districts of Uttar Pradesh state of India. The three rivers of India - Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical river of Sarasvati - meet at a point in the district, known as Sangam, considered holy by Hindus. Allahabad was once the capital of the United Province before independence. Allahabad is one of the largest educational hubs.