This extensive museum in the grounds of Allahabad's nicest park has archaeological artefacts, Nehru family items, miniatures and ancient sculptures, though it's well overpriced.

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1. Anand Bhavan

0.71 MILES

This picturesque two-storey house is a shrine to the Nehru family, which has produced five generations of leading politicians, from Motilal Nehru …

2. Swaraj Bhavan

0.73 MILES

The house where former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was born was spruced up for the 2017 centenary of her birth and is worth a quick look.

3. All Saints Cathedral

1.47 MILES

This impressive 1870 gothic church is a popular landmark but only opens on Sundays for a 9am service.

4. Khusru Bagh

1.92 MILES

This intriguing park, surrounded by huge walls, contains four highly impressive Mughal tombs. One is that of Prince Khusru, the eldest son of Emperor…

5. Prince Khusru's Tomb

1.97 MILES

The Mughal tomb of Prince Khusru, the eldest son of Emperor Jehangir; he tried unsuccessfully to assassinate his father but was instead blinded and…

6. Nesa Begum's Tomb

2.01 MILES

An attractive Mughal tomb constructed in 1625 by Nesa Begum (though it was never actually used as such).

7. Shah Begum's Tomb

2.04 MILES

This is the Mughal tomb of Shah Begum, Emperor Jehangir’s first wife, who committed suicide in 1603 with an opium overdose because of the ongoing feud…