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Allahabad Tourism

Allahabad tourism place is Allahabad city situated in uttar pradesh, India. Many tourist places is in Allahabad. The kumbh mela is famous mela of Allahabad. The city was originally named as Prayag or the place of offerings and is revered as one of the most important pilgrim spot for the Hindus in India. The city is a home to a confluence known as the triveni and is the meeting point of the Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati rivers of India. The city is also the second oldest city in India with its origins traced back to the Vedic Period. The city was named to Allahabador Ilahabad by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1583 which literally means the Garden of Allah in Urdu.

The Hanuman Mandir is also a famous Tourist Attraction, Allahabad and people visit this place while on a tour to Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh. The temple is noted for the idol of the lord Hanuman in a reclined posture. Alfred Park is also a must visit Tourist Attraction in Allahabad. Alfred Park is the largest park in Allahabad. A huge statue of George V and Victoria stands in the center of the Alfred Park.
Khusrau Bagh is a major Tourist Attraction in Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh in India. The park houses the tomb of Prince Khusru, son of Emperor Jahangir Minto Park as it was called and now more popular as the Madan Mohan Malaviya Park should also be on the list of the "must-visit" places in Allahabad. Minto Park is situated near Saraswati Ghat in Yamuna. Allahabad Museum is located near Chandra Shekhar Azad Park. The Allahabad Museum is an important Tourist Attraction, Allahabad as it houses some rare pieces of art. The paintings of Nicholas Roerich, terracotta figurines, Rajasthani miniatures are places here, apart from that coins and stone sculptures from the second century BC to modern times are also places here in this museum. There are eighteen galleries in the museum.