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Allahabad

0 kilometres from Allahabad Directions from Allahabad to Allahabad

Best Time: January - March

A city of many dimensions is what befits a description of Allahabad. In addition to being a major pilgrimage centre, the city has played an important part in the formation of modern India. Hindu mythology states that Lord Brahma, the creator god, chose a land for 'Prakrishta Yajna'. This land, at the confluence of three holy rivers - Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati, blessed by gods, came to be known as 'Prayag' or 'Allahabad'. Foreseeing the sanctity of the...

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Vindhyachal

99 kilometres from Allahabad Directions from Allahabad to Vindhyachal

Best Time: October-March

Vindhyachal is a journey site, situated on the banks of River Ganges. It is arranged in Mirzapur District, in Uttar Pradesh. The Indian Standard Time (IST) line goes by the Vindhyachal Railway Station. It has fanciful criticalness as it is accepted to be the dwelling place of Goddess Durga, which is referenced in the Epics and sacred texts. Local people trust that the destination ended up to be her home after she picked up domination over Mahishasura, w...

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Chitrakoot

116 kilometres from Allahabad Directions from Allahabad to Chitrakoot

Best Time: March-July

Flaunting an otherworldly heritage that not many urban areas in India can coordinate, Chitrakoot is known to be of incredible religious and mythological significance. Chitrakoot is a captivating spot situated in the Satna region of Madhya Pradesh, India. The city falls in the northern Vindhya Range of mountains, spread over the states of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. Chitrakoot is a spot with various slopes and a large portion of these hills have ma...

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Fatehpur

143 kilometres from Allahabad Directions from Allahabad to Fatehpur

Best Time: February-March, October-November

Arranged in the Sikar locale of Rajasthan, Fatehpur is an antiquated town and a noticeable region of the Shekhawati area. Fatehpur is prevalent with travellers who need to evaluate another goal, and have a talent for craftsmanship and culture. Effectively reachable on the Delhi-Jaipur expressway, Fatehpur has various royal residences and strongholds embellishing the wonderful art of crafting. For a break in the repetitive daily schedule, Rajasthani frie...

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Varanasi

154 kilometres from Allahabad Directions from Allahabad to Varanasi

Best Time: October to March

Known to be the spiritual capital of India, Varanasi is one of the most popular pilgrimage spots for Hindus in India. Considered as the abode of Lord Shiva, Varanasi is situated on the banks of River Ganges. The city has thrived thousands of years all along, is itself an amalgamation of life and death. The older part of the city along the banks of Ganges is flocked with numerous pilgrimage folks who thrive for Salvation. The city itself has stood thousa...

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Sarnath

160 kilometres from Allahabad Directions from Allahabad to Sarnath

Best Time: February-April

Sarnath can definitely be the place to be accredited for the birth of Buddhism for it was here that the great Lord Buddha had met his first five disciples. It is located in Uttar Pradesh, one of the most populated states of the country, yet the peace which is found in Sarnath can be so unlike the nature of the rest of the state. Located around twenty-six kilometres from Varanasi, the place is pure bliss. Naturally, it has a lot of history attached to it...

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Ayodhya

208 kilometres from Allahabad Directions from Allahabad to Ayodhya

Best Time: October-December

Ayodhya is situated in the heart of the province of Uttar Pradesh, in the northern region of India. It is a part of the extraordinary northern plains and is situated on the south bank of river Saryu. Being the origin of Lord Rama, Ayodhya is mentioned in legends and stories including the epic Ramayana and was known Saket in ancient times. Hinduism isn't the main religion that thrived here, Jainism, Buddhism, and Islam prospered here too and their influe...

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Lucknow

244 kilometres from Allahabad Directions from Allahabad to Lucknow

Best Time: October- February

Lucknow is the capital city of the state of Uttar Pradesh and is the largest city of the state. The city has a population of 2,817,105 and is the eleventh most populous city of India and is a hub of culture, art, history, music, dance and education. Some of the famous monuments of the city are Bara Imambara, Chota Imambara, Dilkusha Kothi, La Martiniere College and several market places like Hazratganj, chowk and other places. The city reflects the cult...

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Khajuraho

277 kilometres from Allahabad Directions from Allahabad to Khajuraho

Best Time: October-March  

Khajuraho is situated in Chattarpur district of Madhya Pradesh, India. This old heritage city which got its name due to the abundance of Khajur Tree (Date Palm) found in the area, is a famous heritage tourist site known for its magnificent historical group of Hindu and Jain Temples build between 950 AD to 1050 AD by the Chandela Dynasty. The group of temples is said to be more than 1000 years. old and had taken 100 yrs. to build, making it a UNESCO Worl...

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Bandhavgarh

281 kilometres from Allahabad Directions from Allahabad to Bandhavgarh

Best Time: October-June  

Bandhavgarh National Park is known as a popular Tiger Reserve National Park of India. Located in the district of Umaria in Madhya Pradesh, it is the best place to see the famous Royal Bengal Tigers prowling in its natural habitat. The huge park is divided into three main zones, Tala, Magadhi and Khitauli. Bandhavgarh also has beautiful forts, manmade caves with inscriptions and rock paintings. The national park is the home of more than 37 species of mam...

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Amarkantak

414 kilometres from Allahabad Directions from Allahabad to Amarkantak

Best Time: October-March

This lovely spot is dunked in total peacefulness with the verdant slopes, encompassing the whole town, good atmosphere, beguiling characteristic excellence, and entrancing cascades. One can encounter impeccable nature in its full sprout in Amarkantak whenever visited in the winter season. The spot is good to go to engage its guests with heavenly lakes, shining streams, and thick timberlands that are a piece of this astonishing goal. Amarkantak is an exp...

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Jabalpur

423 kilometres from Allahabad Directions from Allahabad to Jabalpur

Best Time: September to March

The land of glittering rocks, Jabalpur is located on the shores of Narmada River in the heart of India, Madhya Pradesh. It is an extremely significant city of the state commercially and is slowly transforming into a popular tourist destination owning to its picture perfect ghats, splendid waterfalls and rich cultural structures.The city is growing at a rapid rate and is becoming one of the premier places for sightseeing and points of interests to lure t...

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Orchha

436 kilometres from Allahabad Directions from Allahabad to Orchha

Best Time: August - February

Orchha is a town in Madhya Pradesh known for medieval architecture. This historic town is located along the banks of Betwa river. Numerous photographers from around the globe visit this town every year. It is popular for temples, palaces, havelis and forts. The place is ideal for photographers and people who are passionate about arts.

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Bodh Gaya

441 kilometres from Allahabad Directions from Allahabad to Bodh Gaya

Best Time: October - February

Bodhgaya, which is the most important Buddhist pilgrimage site is located along the banks of Neranjana river in Bihar. Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment under the Bodhi Tree here. Pilgrims from all around the world visit this village throughout the year. The popular attractions here are the Mahabodhi Temple and the Bodhi Tree. The temple is located near the Mahabodhi tree. Bodh Gaya is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Netarhat

441 kilometres from Allahabad Directions from Allahabad to Netarhat

Best Time: November- March

Netarhat is a hill station in the state of Jharkhand. It is located in the Latehar district. The place is also known as Queen of Chotanagpur and is the natural habitat of th primitive tribal community Asur. The place is a plateau covered with thick forest. The main attractions of the place are Magnolia Point, Upper Ghaghri Falls, Lower Ghaghri Falls, Koel View Point, Lodh Falls, Sadni Falls, Pine Forest and Betla National Park. The term Netarhat means h...

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Bhedaghat

445 kilometres from Allahabad Directions from Allahabad to Bhedaghat

Best Time: October - April

Bhedaghat is a town which falls in the Jabalpur district. It is situated at a distance of around 20 km from Jabalpur. The main attractions of the town are the Marble Rocks, Dhuandar Falls and the Chausath Yogini Temple. It is a very small town which has a population of 1,840 and is also known as the “Grand Canyon of India”. There are various bollywod movies that have been shot at the Marble Rocks of Bhedaghat. There is a debate regarding the origin of t...

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Vaishali

446 kilometres from Allahabad Directions from Allahabad to Vaishali

Best Time: September-December

Vaishali has a long history of becoming a part of Bihar. In the present day, Vaishali resides in the present day Tirhut division of Bihar. Vaishali gets its name from King Vishal, from the Mahabharata. Vaishali has a lot of historic significance. It was the birthplace of Lord Mahavir and the resting place for Lord Gautam Buddha. Vaishali, before even the birth of Lord Mahavir, was, in fact, the capital Vajji confederation. Although the history of Vaisha...

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Patna

446 kilometres from Allahabad Directions from Allahabad to Patna

Best Time: October- March

What history remembers as Pataliputra, is now known as Patna to the modern world. Patna was founded by the king of Maghda in 490 BCE. Patna was a place where scholars and artists were born, astrologers like Aryabhatta and Chanakya took birth at Patna as well.  Keeping its rich history intact, Patna is now a bustling city in the modern era. However, it is proud of its old culture and heritage as seen by its presence as the oldest city in history. Patna i...

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Dudhwa National Park

486 kilometres from Allahabad Directions from Allahabad to Dudhwa National Park

Best Time: November to March

Dudhwa National Park is a true treasure for all the wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers owing to the amazing variety of floras and fauna that this place houses. It is situated on the brim of the Indo-Nepal border in the Lakhimpur-Kheri District of Uttar Pradesh. The number of endangered species living here is sure to dazzle anyone that visits this place. The atmosphere inside the place is the most serene and tranquil making this place a perfect week...

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Rajgir

489 kilometres from Allahabad Directions from Allahabad to Rajgir

Best Time: October-March

Rajgir was originally known as Girivraj and is one of the first capitals of the Maghada empire. Under the rule of the Maghada dynasty, Rajgir was called as Rajgriha which literally means "the home of Royalty". Shishunaga claimed Rajgir to be it's capital under the Shishunaga Dynasty before it moved to Pataliputra. History also remembers this place to be one of the first places where Lord Gautam Buddha came for meditation. Located in the lush green and ...

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