Allahabad Tourism

Allahabad is one of the most popular and grandest Hindu pilgrimage centres in India. This largest city in Uttar Pradesh is also known with the name of “Prayag” or “Kaushambi”. Allahabad’s spiritual vibes bring many travelers to this place where the biggest festival of Kumbh Mela is hosted. This is where the three holy rivers the Ganga, the Yamuna, and the Saraswati meet (Triveni Sangam). Devotees come here from all over the world to experience its serenity and to wash away their sins by taking a dip into the holy water of this Triveni Sangam. The city also has a rich history which can be seen in some noteworthy historical marvels dotted here.Get Tour Quotes

Major Attractions in Allahabad are:

Kumbh Mela

This is one of the biggest religious festivals in the world which is celebrated in four different places in India - Prayagraj Kumbh Mela, Haridwar Kumbh Mela, the Nashik-Trimbakeshwar Simhastha, and Ujjain Simhastha. Over 120 million devotees and travelers flock here to partake in this grand fair which underlines the religious fervor of Indians. Kumbh Mela is held once in every 12 years.

Khusro Bagh

This is a heart pleasing quadrangle-shaped walled where four tombs of the family of Shah Jahan are located. It covers a 40-acre of area and is known for being the burial place for Prince Khusro -the eldest son of Emperor Jahangir. Travellers visit here to unearth the history of the bagh and to enjoy its beautiful vistas.

Triveni Sangam

This is the most visited point of the city of Allahabad where Ganga, Yamuna and the Saraswati merge into one. One can easily differentiate colors of all three rivers at this auspicious junction. Pilgrims can be seen taking a bath in its holy water to purify their soul and to escape from the cycle of rebirth. This is also the place where the largest holy festival of Kumbh Mela is celebrated.Get Tour Quotes

Anand Bhawan

This historical edifice dates back to independence struggle era. It was residence of India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. Many other prominent historic leaders like Motilal Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Mahatma Gandhi also stayed here. Inside the Bhawan you will find a library displaying books on various subjects.

Allahabad Museum

Walk down the memory lanes by visiting the Allahabad Museum established in 1931. The museum displays a rich collection and unique objects of art. Archaeologists, historians and academicians find this museum very fascinating with its largest collection of prehistoric paintings belonging from 14,000 B.C to 2000 B.C.

Other popular attractions in Allahabad are: Get Tour Quotes

  • All Saints Cathedral
  • Allahabad Fort
  • Shaheed Chandra Shekhar Azad Park

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