Top Historical Places in Allahabad

Are you looking to explore the history of Allahabad through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Allahabad including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Allahabad. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Allahabad ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Allahabad, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Allahabad for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Allahabad with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Anand Bhawan

    4.2 (251 Votes)
    Anand Bhawan

    Historical Site, Architecture

    Located strategically in the middle of the city, Anand Bhawan has a lot of stories about the struggle for independence to tell you. It was here that the former Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi spent her childhood days, spending a lot of time with Jawaharlal Nehru and the national leaders of India. The meaning of Anand Bhawan is ‘The Abode of Happiness’ and when a second house ...Read more
  2. All Saints Cathedral

    4.3 (265 Votes)
    All Saints Cathedral

    Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Located in the heart of the city, the church stands out as one of the marvels of architecture and is visited by tourists from all over India and abroad. Even if you are not particularly a religious person, this church is bound to attract you with its serene beauty and charm. Founded in 1871 and consecrated in 1887, it is located in a large open space at the junction of the two major roads in th...Read more
  3. Company Gardens And Thornhill Mayne Memorial

    Library, Garden, Historical Site, Memorial

    If you are a nature lover and loves to spend some time in peace enjoying the beauty of nature, you must surely visit this place. It is a large sprawling garden with an area of about 133 acres and it is estimated that about 5000 people visit this park every day from early morning till about 8 at night. This park is one of the oldest in the city, built in 1870 to commemorate the visit of Prince A...Read more
  4. Khusro Bagh

    4.2 (264 Votes)
    Khusro Bagh

    Garden, Park, Walking Area, Historical Site

    This is one of the major attractions in the city, even though the crowd here is much less compared to other places in Allahabad. It is a beautiful garden with high walls surrounding it and has four tombs inside. The garden was built as a pleasure garden for Prince Salim, who was the son of the Mughal Emperor Akbar and rebelled against his father. Well, he grew up to become Emperor Jahangir. His...Read more
  5. Allahabad Fort

    Historical Site, Architecture , Fort

    Located on the banks of the River Yamuna, near its confluence with the River Ganga, stands the majestic citadel, unraveled in its beauty and construction. Its nearness to the Triveni Sangam makes easily accessible to anyone who visits the Sangam. It was originally built by one of the greatest king of India, emperor Ashoka, but was repaired by the Mughal monarch Akbar in 1583. It is considered a...Read more
  6. Hanuman Mandir

    4.4 (211 Votes)
    Hanuman Mandir

    Religious Site, Temple, Statue

    This is a famous temple close to Allahabad Fort and the Triveni Sangam, visited by thousands of devotees daily. The unique feature of the temple is that Lord Hanuman here is seen in a reclining position, which is not seen in any other part of India. The present temple was constructed in the year 1787 and underwent renovations in 1940-41. The story behind the reclining position of the idol is th...Read more
  7. Swaraj Bhawan

    Museum, Educational Site, Historical Site

    Swaraj Bhawan is located adjacent to Anand Bhawan and is as popular a tourist destination as the latter. This was the original Anand Bhawan, which was donated by Motilal Nehru to Indian National Congress. The house was bought by Motilal Nehru in 1900, and then renovated later into a palatial building. It was decorated with the finest furniture bought from abroad. The British wanted to serve it ...Read more