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Allahabad, initially called Prayagya, is one of the most holy pilgrimage places for the Hindus. The confluence of the three rivers- Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati is said the most sacred places and is believed to have a history with the creation of the Universe. It is one of the many big cities in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Besides, being a holy ground for the Hindus, it also holds relevance for the Muslims, Jains and Christians. The Kumbh Mela, which is believed to purify one’s soul the most, happens every 12 years. People flock in huge number to take a dip in the holy waters. Apart from being a pilgrimage, it also produced a class of politicians.

Places to see:

Sangam: The confluence of the three most holy rivers of the Hindu mythology is supposed to be the most sacred place where one can purify his soul and wash away his sins. It is believed that a few drops of “Amrit Bindu” fell here and it made it the water truly magical. The waters from the Ganga and Yamuna are very distinct. People flock in huge numbers during the Kumbh Mela and Ardh Kumbh.

Patalpuri Temple: This temple is believed to be visited by Lord Rama and Hiuen Tsang, the Chinese traveler. This temple also has the Akshayavat which is also called the immortal tree.

Ashoka Pillar: This pillar contains the famous statue containing four lions back to back, the national emblem.

Allahabad Fort: Like all the monuments of the Mughal time, this Fort is also famous for its craftsmanship and construction. It has three galleries with high towers.

Hanuman Temple: This temple is one of its kinds in north India. It has the statue of Lord Hanuman in a reclining position.

Mankamewshwar Temple: It is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is situated on the bank of Yamuna.

Shankar Viman Mandapam: It has statues of Kumaril Bhatt, Jagatguru Shankaracharya, Kamakshi Devi, Tirupati Balaji and Yogashastra Sahastrayoga Linga.

Anand Bhawan: It used to be the house of the famous Nehru family. Now it has a museum which contains the memories of the Nehru family.

Bharadwaj Ashram: It is believed to be visited by Lord Ram during his exile.

All saints cathedral: It is built by the same architect who designed the Victoria Memorial. It is dedicated to all the people who have had faith in God.

Khusru Bagh: It is the tomb of Khusru, son of Salim and Shah Begum.

How to reach:

By air: Allahabad has an airport and serves all the domestic flights.

By road: Naitional Highways 2 and 27 and is connected to the whole country.

By rail: Allahabad is one of the major junctions and train from all over the country pass through here.




Best Time To Visit : NOV DEC JAN FEB MAR
   
 
Theme: Pilgrim
Must Visit Places : Triveni Sangam, Khusro Bagh

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