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7 Outdoors- Other to explore in Prayagraj

Prayagraj

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.

Akshayavat
AkshayavatAllahabad fort, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh 211005, India

Akshayavat is a sacred fig tree mentioned in the Hindu mythology. According to a legend, once the sage Markandeya asked Lord Narayana to show him a specimen of the divine power. Narayana flooded the entire world for a moment, during which only the Akshayavat could be seen above the water level.

Anand Bhawan Museum Allahabad
Anand Bhawan Museum AllahabadNear Balson Chauraha, Allahabad - Faizabad Road, Tagore Town, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh 211001, India

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 Allahabad
Bhardwaj Ashram Allahabadshiv mandir bharadwaj ashram, Colonelganj, Colnel Ganj, George Town, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh 211002, India

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.

Khusro Bagh Prayagraj (Allahabad)
Khusro Bagh Prayagraj (Allahabad)Lukarganj, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh 211016, India

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.

The Allahabad Museum
The Allahabad MuseumChandrashekhar Azad Park, Kamla Nehru Road, George Town, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh 211002, India

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 .

Triveni Sangam
Triveni SangamTriveni Sangam, Sachcha Baba Nagar, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh 211008

This is the point of the confluence of Three rivers (Ganga, Yamuna & Saraswati). The point of confluence is a sacred place for Hindus, with a bath here said to flush away all of one's sins and free one from the cycle of rebirth. A place of religious importance and the site for historic Kumbh Mela held every 12 years, over the years it has also been the site of immersion of ashes of several national leaders, including Mahatma Gandhi in 1948.

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

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.

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