Allahabad city is among the largest cities of the state of Uttar Pradesh, situated at the confluence of three rivers Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati. The meeting point is known as Triveni. Allahabad is a major pilgrim centre of India.
It’s a city of mixed culture of Hindu, Muslims, Jain, and Christians. City is well known for its religious importance. According to Hindu mythology Lord Brahma the creator of the Universe chose Prayag as the place to perform Prakrista Yagya at the beginning of the creation.
World famous “Kumbh Mela” occurs in every 12 years on this holy land. Not even in ancient time, Allahabad also have legacy of Mughals as it was the Capital City of Mughal King “Jahangir”. In 1857 Allahabad become the centre of Indian independence. No doubt city gave most (7 out of 14) Prime Ministers to the country. Allahabad is the second oldest city of India.
An enriching history of the mythological times to Mauryan, Gupta’s to the Mughals empire. Allahabad offers what the best you can see in India.
Places to visit at Allahabad:
The Jawahar Planetarium
Someshwar Mahadev Temple
Kalyani Devi Temple
All Saints Cathedral