Swaraj Bhavan

Prayagraj (Allahabad)

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.

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Nearby Prayagraj (Allahabad) attractions

1. Anand Bhavan

0.07 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. Allahabad Museum

0.73 MILES

This extensive museum in the grounds of Allahabad's nicest park has archaeological artefacts, Nehru family items, miniatures and ancient sculptures,…

3. All Saints Cathedral


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

4. Patalpuri Temple

2.22 MILES

Built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar, the 16th-century Allahabad fort on the northern bank of the Yamuna has massive walls with three gateways flanked by…

5. Sangam

2.54 MILES

This is the particularly auspicious point (sangam means 'river confluence') where two of India’s holiest rivers, the Ganges and the Yamuna, meet one of…

6. Khusru Bagh

2.64 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…

7. Prince Khusru's Tomb

2.69 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…

8. Nesa Begum's Tomb

2.72 MILES

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