Minto Park

Currently Closed
  • Address: Allahabad Fort, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh 211003, India
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  • Timings: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:45 Mins
  • Tags: Waterfront, Park, Leisure, Picnic Spot

It is a beautiful park located on the banks of River Yamuna, near the Saraswati Ghat. The beauty and the historical importance of the park draw a large number of tourists from all over India and also from abroad. It was here that Earl Canning read out the proclamation of Queen Victoria in 1858, which stated that the control over India by the East India Company would be completely transferred to the government of Britain. This declaration was made as a precaution after the Sepoy Mutiny in 1857. The British government felt that one of the reasons for the mutiny was the ever evident corruption in the East India Company. This changed India into a colony of the British government, and 52 years after this declaration, in 1910, the foundation stone for the park was laid by Lord Minto, who was the Governor General then. The park came to be known after him.

The entrance of the park is very impressive with a large gate and two pillars on either side. The park is well maintained with plants and tall trees. There are also gardens with beautiful flowers that charm the visitors. If you would like to have an evening walk or a jog in the morning, this is the right place. Many people come with family to spend their time here. Children love playing here and at evening time you can see a lot of children here with their parents.

The white stone memorial, on which are mounted four fierce looking sculptures of lions, is another attraction in the park which is placed on the site where Lord Canning read the declaration. It is a tall structure and is visible from far. It has a platform on which is a long pillar. On top of the pillar are the four lions facing back to back in all the four directions.

Every morning and evening the park is busy with people and kids engaged in various activities. It is one of the busy places in the city and a visit to the pace is sure to fill you with fresh energy.

  • Presently called Madan Mohan Malviya Park.
  • Best time to visit the park is in the morning and the evening.
  • Keep the premises of the park clean and do not litter the park.

  • Auto rickshaw
  • Cycle rickshaws
  • Private cab

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  • Minto Park Address: Allahabad Fort, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh 211003, India
  • Minto Park Timing: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Minto Park Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Minto Park(preferred time): 05:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Minto Park: 00:45 Mins
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  • 95% of people who visit Allahabad include Minto Park in their plan

  • 73.53% of people start their Minto Park visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Minto Park

Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Minto Park

People normally club together Allahabad Fort and Allahabad Museum while planning their visit to Minto Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • This park view Restaurant , prepares and serves food and drinks to customers in exchange for money. Meals are generally served and eaten on the premises, but many restaurants also offer take-out and food delivery services, and some offer only take-out and delivery. Restaurants vary greatly in appearance and offerings, including a wide variety of cuisines and service models ranging from inexpensive fast food restaurants and cafeterias to mid-priced family restaurants, to high-priced luxury establishments. In Western countries, most mid- to high-range restaurants serve alcoholic beverages such as beer and wine. Some restaurants serve all the major meals, such as breakfast, lunch, and dinner (e.g., major fast food chains, diners, hotel restaurants, and airport restaurants). Other restaurants may only serve a single meal (e.g., a pancake house may only serve breakfast) or they may serve two meals (e.g., lunch and dinner).

  • Nice place to spend around and a very nice and well deserved restaurant in between the park its awesome.. Just like gem in the ring. I visited here thrice and all the time the quality and their services are awesome.. Keep going Park View Restaurant...

  • Best Place To Visit With Friends Situated at minto park near ADC Naini Bridge Prayagraj U.P

  • Mast place and restaurant also please visit there its awsome

  • It's a nice restaurant in the park...between the tree.... greenery everywhere, you can see naini bridge and ashoka pillar from here...nice sitting area

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