Alopi Devi Mandir Alopibagh – Guide
Alopi Devi Mandir is a famous temple located in Alopibagh, Allahabad in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Located near the holy Sangam of Allahabad, this temple is an unconventional temple full of Hindu faith. Please tell that this temple is one of the 51 Shaktipeeths dedicated to Mata Sati. This temple is special in the sense that there is no idol of any deity in this temple, but there is a wooden cart or ‘doli’ which is worshipped.
History of this Temple
The history of Alopi Devi Mandir Alopibagh is somewhat obscure which was built many years ago with the help of local people. According to some historical evidence, the great Maratha warrior Shrinath Mahadji Shinde developed the Sangam site during his stay in Allahabad in 1772 AD. While Maharani Baijabai Scindia has done some works for renovation of Sangam Ghats and temples in Allahabad. It is possible that the Alopi Devi temple was also renovated during this period.
Alopi Devi Mandir Alopibagh Timings
Alopi Devi Mandir Alopibagh is open from 6.00 am to 8.00 pm, you can come anytime during this time to visit Alopi Devi.
|Saturday||06:00 AM to 08:00 PM|
|Sunday||06:00 AM to 08:00 PM|
|Monday||06:00 AM to 08:00 PM|
|Tuesday||06:00 AM to 08:00 PM|
|Wednesday||06:00 AM to 08:00 PM|
|Thursday||06:00 AM to 08:00 PM|
|Friday||06:00 AM to 08:00 PM|
Places to visit near this Temple
One of the holiest places in central India, Triveni Sangam is situated at a distance of about 7 kilometers from Civil Lines in Allahabad. In fact it is the meeting point of three rivers – Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati.
One of the most popular tourist places in Allahabad, Khusro Bagh was built by King Jahangir for his son Khusro. The tomb of the prince is in this garden along with that of his mother Shah Begum.
Anand Bhavan is the former residence of the Nehru family which has now been converted into a museum showcasing various artefacts and writings from the era of the freedom movement in India.
This Tara mandal was built in 1979 next to Anand Bhawan and is also known as Jawahar Sangrahalaya. It houses a Moon model where tourists can experience the experience of standing on the Moon and Jupiter.
Also Read: Vishnupad Vishnu Mandir, Timings, History, Travel Guide and How to reach
How to reach Alopi Devi Mandir Alopibagh
By Air- The nearest airport from Alopi Devi Mandir Alopibagh is Varanasi airport which is at a distance of 120 km from this temple. From here you can easily reach this temple by using local transport services or taxi.
By Train- The nearest railway station from Alopi Devi Mandir is Varanasi Junction. From here you can easily reach this temple by using local transport services or taxi.
By Road- Roads to this temple are well connected with the other cities of the country so you can easily reach this temple by using your own vehicle or by any public buses or taxi from any part of the country.
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