Places to visit around Allahabad

Varanasi

Varanasi

Situated on the banks of the Ganges river in northern India, Varanasi is one of the most ancient cities of the world. It is famous for its religious aura, and beautiful ghats always teeming with religious activity. It is one of the holiest cities for Hindus, and as such, a destination for more than a hundred thousand pilgrims from all over the country.

Varanasi is in very close proximity to Allahabad, being about 130 km away, and is well connected to it by both roads and railways. A national highway (NH2) connects Allahabad to Varanasi. For more about Varanasi, including hotel bookings, places of interest, etc. click here.

Agra

Taj Mahal

Immensely popular for the Taj Mahal, Agra is one of the most sought after tourist destinations in the world. This is no surprise, of course, considering that Agra provides a delectable combination of tombs, forts, temples and the world's most beautiful mousoleum. The Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri are all UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Agra is about 550 km from Allahabad by road. It is also connected to Allahabad by trains operating daily. For places of interest, general information, hotel bookings, etc. in Agra click here.

Khajuraho and Panna National Park

Khajuraho

Khajuraho is a village in the neighbouring state of Madhya Pradesh, well known for its meticulously sculpted ancient temples that date back to the 10th century A.D. The group of temples is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and attracts tourists from all over the world. For more information about tourism in Khajuraho, including general information, places of interest and hotel bookings click here.

Close to Khajuraho is Panna National Park, home to more than 200 species of birds. It is also well-known as a tiger reserve. For more information about Panna National Park click here.

Both Khajuraho and Panna National Park are connected to Allahabad by roads. Khajuraho is about a 6-hour drive from Allahabad.


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