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Allahabad Public Library

Prayagraj (Allahabad)

Allahabad Public Library Overview

Ranked 7 of 52 sightseeing in Prayagraj (Allahabad)

The Allahabad Public Library is situated within the premises of the Chandra Shekhar Azad Park. Established in 1864, it is the oldest library in Allahabad. It was dedicated to the friendship of Lord Thornhill, the Commissioner and Mr. Mayne, the Collector of Allahabad and is also called the Thornhill and Mayne Memorial. Designed by R. Roskell Bayne, the building is also famous for its Gothic architectural style. The library has almost 75000 books apart from government publications and parliamentary papers, old manuscripts and journals. 

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Central library

Central library  Video Review
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Allahabad Public Library

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Allahabad Public Library

Allahabad Public Library  Video Review
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Allahabad Public Library

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Outside the Library

Outside the Library  Video Review
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Allahabad Public Library

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Library entrance

Library entrance  Video Review
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Was established in 1864 having remarkable collection

Was established in 1864 having remarkable collection  Video Review
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Allahabad Public Library

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Royal Public Library

Royal Public Library  Video Review
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Allahabad Public Library

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Library of wisdom(Outside view)

Library of wisdom(Outside view)  Video Review
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Allahabad Public Library

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Rajkiya Library(Outside view)

Rajkiya Library(Outside view)  Video Review
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Allahabad Public Library

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Library outside view

Library outside view  Video Review
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Public library

Public library  Video Review
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Allahabad Public Library

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Operating hours

Monday - Friday:
9:30 AM -6:30 PM
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