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Visiting HRI

Harish-Chandra Research Institute (HRI) welcomes visitors in mathematics, physics, and allied sciences. The Institute has a strong visitors' programme, and, in addition, coordinates exchange programmes with several institutions in India and abroad. This document provides general information for visitors to HRI. An accompanying page contains information on reaching HRI.

Arranging your visit

If you are interested in visiting HRI, please contact <mathvisit at mri dot ernet dot in> for mathematics, and <physvisit at mri dot ernet dot in> for physics. Please see the mathematics pages, and the physics pages, to get an idea of the research interests at HRI.

Please see the address page, for information on contacting specific members of the Institute.

Reaching HRI

HRI is located at Jhusi, on the outskirts of Allahabad, which is connected by air, train, and road, to major cities of India. An accompanying document contains information on how to reach HRI.


Most members of the Institute live in the Institute campus at Jhusi, Allahabad. Visitors are accommodated in the Institute Guest House in the campus, and, sometimes, in furnished houses, also in the campus.

There is a regular bus service, run by the Institute, between Allahabad city, and the campus. The schedule of bus trips is available.


Located 125 km. from Varanasi, at the junction of the rivers Ganga and Yamuna, Allahabad is an interesting tourist destination, and is one of the important cities of Uttar Pradesh. An accompanying page contains some basic information about Allahabad.

Allahabad has a historic fort, built by Akbar, which contains an Ashoka pillar. The city contains the Nehru family home, Anand Bhavan, which is open to visitors, and is of historical interest. The Allahabad Museum has a fine collection of paintings, and terracotta figures. Khusru Bagh, a garden near the railway station, contains the tomb of Prince Khusru, Jehangir's son.

Varanasi, Sarnath, and Lucknow, are a day trip away from Allahabad. Khajuraho is another place that one can visit from Allahabad. One can take a flight from Varanasi to Khajuraho, or take a train to Satna, and a bus from there to Khajuraho.

Please see the Uttar Pradesh Tourism Department Web site for more information on Allahabad.




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