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About Kausambi Ashoka Pillar

This pillar is located in Kaushambi where it was erected by the great emperor of the Mauryan kingdom, Ashoka. It is in ruins but still holds much importance as it an artefact of the golden period of the Mauryan Empire and the great beliefs of peace harbored by Ashoka.

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Tulsi Smarak This is the smarak of the saint Goswami Thulasidas.

This is the smarak of the saint Goswami Thulasidas. Hundreds of people visit the statue of Tulsidas every day to see his identity, but due to mutual clashes, the buildings have been showing disrepair for four years.

Khusro Bagh Prayagraj (Allahabad)

Khusro Bagh Prayagraj (Allahabad)

44.91km from Kausambi Ashoka Pillar

Khusrau Bagh is a large walled garden and burial complex located in muhalla Khuldabad close to the Allahabad Junction railway station, in Prayagraj. The three sandstone mausoleums within this walled garden, present an exquisite example of Mughal architecture.

All Saints' Cathedral

All Saints' Cathedral

45.7km from Kausambi Ashoka Pillar

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.

The Allahabad Museum

The Allahabad Museum

48.03km from Kausambi Ashoka Pillar

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 .

Chandrashekhar Azad Park

Chandrashekhar Azad Park

48.16km from Kausambi Ashoka Pillar

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.

Bhakti Dham Mandir

Bhakti Dham Mandir

48.45km from Kausambi Ashoka Pillar

Bhakti Mandir is a Hindu Temple located in tehsil Kunda district Pratapgarh. This divine temple was established by the world’s fifth original Jagadguru in November 2005. It is maintained by Kripalu Parishat, a non-profit, charitable, educational and spiritual organization. Beautiful life sized Divine Deities of Radha Krishna and Sita Ram leave the visitors spellbound. Adjacent to it is a large dome which is another magnificent structure.

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The present Kaushambi district was carved out of Allahabad district on 4th April 1997. The District Headquarter, Manjhanpur is situated in the south-west of the Allahabad on the north bank of the Yamuna river,about 55 km away from Allahabad. It is surrounded by the districts Chitrakoot in the south, Pratapgarh in the north, Allahabad in the east & Fatehpur in the west.

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