This magnificent late 19th century gothic style cathedral is located in Canning town Opposite the Junction Railway Station. Designed in 1870 by Sir William Emerson, who also designed the Victoria Memorial in Calcutta, the cathedral is the finest of Allahabad's churches. It is a remarkable example of colonial architecture. The cathedral has some exceptional stained glass panels and the marble altar has intricate inlay work.The church, which has been described as the finest Anglican Cathedral in Asia is faced in whit... read more
Constructed in 1839 under the direction of Lieutanant Sharp and designer Major Smith, this is the first church of Allahabad. It is a fine masterpiece, based on Gibb's example of St.Martin-in-fields, London with interesting tablets from the Gwalior campaign of 1843 and the 1857 mutiny. The church was holy by Bishop David Wilson, the fifth Bishop of Calcutta, on 19th February, 1841 and named the Holy Trinity Church.
Within this underground temple, inside the fort, lies the Akshayavat - or the immortal tree. Believed to have been visited by Lord Rama, the temple was also seen by the famous Chinese traveler and writer Hiuen Tsang during his visit to the place. The immortal banyan tree or 'Akshaya Vata' within the Patalauri temple, has found mention in the description of several ancient scriptures, writers and historians. The pilgrims used to throw themselves from this tree to achieve salvation.
Indira Gandhi, the "Iron Lady of India" had donated Anand Bhavan, Allahabad to the Indian Government in 1970 which was ultimately converted into a museum by an order given by her. The museum is very well maintained and well kept and is definitely worth a visit.
Anand Bhavan, Allahabad is the ancestral and hereditary home of Jawaharlal Nehru (the Nehru family), the great freedom fighter and the first Prime Minister of India. Anand Bhavan has also served as a home to Indira Gandhi. Today the... read more
Allahabad Museum, Allahabad is one of the best kept and well maintained museums in India. The uniqueness of Allahabad Museum is that it has separate galleries dedicated and devoted to natural history exhibits, archeological findings, art gallery and artifacts donated by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.
Allahabad Museum, Allahabad was inaugurated in the year 1947 by the first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.
Allahabad Museum, Allahabad is proud of and boasts of a h... read more