Alfred Park, Allahabad

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  • Also known as Company Gardens and Chandrashekhar Azad Park. It was originally built to commemorate the visit of Queen Victoria's fourth child, Prince Albert, in 1870. It was renamed after Chandrashekh...  more »
  • A very nice place to be, where Chandrashekhar Azad shot himself while fighting with Britishers, brings the feel of the British India. The tree behind which he hid and shot Britishers still standing th...  more »
  • This is one more park of the city near the museum named after chandrashekar azad to mark the occasion of a visit by prince alfred,still famous as alfred park among the citizens of allahabad.  more »
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  • In 1870 old cantonments were transformed into a park when, after the rebellion of 1857 new areas were developed. The park is situated in the neighborhood of Georgetown  and is surrounded by Tagore Town Civil Lines the University of Allahabad Being a big park it has some of very important heritage and recreational sites. Chandra Shekhar Azad Memorial, where Azad sacrificed his life. Prayag Sangeet Samiti is an institute imparting education in Bhartiya classical music in Allahabad India. It awards its own diplomas and certificates. It was established in 1926. The major aim of this organization is to propagate various vocal and instrumental music streams that are widely recognized by state governments, universities and educational bodies. In 2007, it started awarding degrees and diplomas in Minor Subjects also. The Institute is mainly concentrated in North India and has given never dying artists from the states of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Bihar and other north-eastern state. Madan Mohan Malviya Stadium Madan Mohan Malaviya Stadium is a stadium in Allahabad India. It is used by Uttar Pradesh cricket team for their domestic matches. Madan Mohan Malaviya Stadium Allahabad Pradesh Government It is named after famous Indian freedom fighter Madan Mohan Malviya. The stadium was formerly known as Alfred Park. Allahabad Museum The Allahabad Museum is a 1 of 4 national Museum  in Allahabad Uttar Pradesh. in 1931, it is known for its rich collection and unique objects of art, and is funded by Ministry of culture and tourism of India. Moreover, it is a premier research centre for archaeologists, historians and academicians and carries out extensive research activities and publications in archaeology, art and literature. Its rock art gallery has the largest collection of prehistoric paintings displayed in India dating from 14,000 B.C to 2000 B.C. museum, using solar power system has become the first museum in the country to become self-reliant in power generation. Allahabad Public Library also known as Thornhill Mayne Memorial is a public library situated at Alfred Park  in Allahabad. in 1864, it is the biggest library in the state of Uttar Pradesh. building designed bye Richard Bayne a remarkable example of Scottish architecture. The monument has served as the house of legislative assembly in British era when Allahabad was the capital of  United province. In 1879, the Public library was shifted to the present premises at Alfred Park. Allahabad Public Library Country India Type Public library Established1864 LocationAllahabad, Uttar Pradesh Collection Size approx. 125,000 books, 40 magazines and 28 newspaper. The library has an approximate collection of 125,000 books, 40 types of magazines and 28 different newspapers in Hindi, English and urdu and Bangla and contains 21 Arbabic manuscripts. It also has a collection of old government publications, parliamentary papers, and blue books of the 19th century, old manuscripts and journals. The building known as Thornhill Mayne Memorial is situated at Alfred Park and was designed by Richard Roskell Bayne in Scottish Baronial artitecture  with sharp pillars and turrets of granite and sandstone. It represents structural polychromy with lofty towers and arcaded cloisters.When completed in 1870, the building cost approx. INR 94,222.  It was funded by Commissioner of Allahabad, Mr. Mayne and was opened as a memorial to Cuthbert Bensley Thornhill.
  • Awesome place fr the lovers of chandra shekhar azad
  • Awesome park. The place where freedom fighter and patriot Chandra Shekhar Azad sacrificed himself.
  • Awesome place ..... Chandra shekhar Azad was martiyer at this place. Glad to visit there.
  • Definitely a good place also a motivative place.
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