(Also known as Prayagraj)

Uttar Pradesh | India
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Allahabad is categorised as Pilgrimage / Business and Transit

Sangam (Nivalink Trip Dated - 1 February 2011)
Magh Mela near Sangam (Nivalink Trip Dated - 1 February 2011)
All Saints Cathedral (Nivalink Trip Dated - 1 February 2011)

Reasons to Visit
  • Allahabad is one of four sites of the Kumbh Mela (Haridwar, Ujjain and Nasik being others).
  • Allahabad is situated at the confluence of the holy Ganga and Yamuna Rivers popularly known as Triveni Sangam or Sangam and has a great religious significance.
  • Allahabad is home to many temples that are popularly visited by pigrims arriving for Sangam
  • Magh Meha held annually in Winter at Sangam receives millions of visitors
  • Allahabad is a stopover destination on the Bandhavgarh - Varanasi Route.
  • Major Hindu Pilgrimages in Uttar Pradesh"Allahabad (110 kms from Varanasi) is situated at the confluence of the Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswanti rivers (The confluence is popularly known as the Sangam). Allahabad is the site where Kumbh Mela is held every 12 years. Lalita Devi Temple here is considered one of the Shakti Peetha temples. Allahabad combines well with Varanasi for a pilgrim break."
  • Shaktipeetha Temples in North India"Allahabad (110 kms from Varanasi) is renowned pilgrimage for being situated at the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati rivers. There are several other temples and monuments in and around Allahabad of various interest to tourists on account of its local / regional and architectural significance. Lalita Devi Temple here is considered one of the Shakti Peetha temples. Alalhabad combines with Varanasi for a pilgrim break."
  • Airports and Access Points for Uttar Pradesh"Allahabad Railway Station is a convenient access point to visit Sangam (River confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati) and pilgrimages around it. "
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Short Break

  • Ayodhya - Allahabad - Varanasi Pilgrimage (4 Nights)

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Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Allahabad Day visit from VaranasiRs. 5565

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Khajuraho to Varanasi with an overnight stay in AllahabadRs. 13167
Pickup/Drop between Allahabad and AyodhyaRs. 3556
Pickup/Drop between Allahabad and ChitrakootRs. 2223
Pickup/Drop between Varanasi and AllahabadRs. 5300

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Destination Ideas

  • Allahabad Pilgrimage
  • Allahabad Shaktipeetha Pilgrimage
  • Ayodhya Excursion

Festivals linked to Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh)

  • Kumbh Mela Experience
  • Magh Mela

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Lalita Devi Temple in Allahabad is considered one of the Shakti Peetha Temples. It is believed that Bhagwati Lalita Devi appeared here, after the fingers of Sati had fallen on the bank of river Yamuna
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple, Shaktipeetha
    Patalpuri Temple is an underground temple, said that it was visited by Lord Rama. Inside this temple is a very sacred banyan tree, the Akshaya Vat.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Rama
    Allahabad fort was built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in the late 15th century, located on the banks of the Yamuna.
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage
    The Allahabad Museum (1931) is known for its collection and unique objects of art. Sculpture from Mathura, Bhumra, Jamsot, Terracottas of Kausambi; Rajasthani Miniatures; Paintings of Nicholas Roerich and those of the Bengal School of Art etc. are some unique items among the collection in the museum.
    Heritage Museum
    Swaraj Bhavan is a large mansion in Allahabad that was owned by Indian political leader Motilal Nehru in the 19th century, it has served as the ancestral home of the Nehru Family (Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi, Daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru was born there). Its now a kind of Nehru family Memorial where classes to teach arts and crafts to children are conducted alongwith a daily light and sound programme.
    Activity, Museum
    Memorial, Sound and Light Show
    All Saints Cathedral (1871), also known as Patthar Girja (Church of Stones) is a noted Anglican Cathedral located in Allahabad. It is an example of Gothic style building built by the Colonial British.
    Church, Heritage Site
    Roman Catholic Church, Colonial Heritage
    Trivani Sangam, where the rivers Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati meet, is the most famous spot in the city and well known for all pilgrims to take a dip in a bid to wash away all their sins. Other temples visited alongwith Sangam area Alopi Devi Mandir, located in Alopibagh near Sangam, is said to be one of the known Siddipeeths. Hanuman Mandir located near Sangam, is another well known temple in the city attracting many devotees.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple, River Confluence, Lord Hanuman
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Gautama Buddha visited Koushambi several times during the reign of Udayana on his effort to spread the dharma, the Eightfold Path and the Four Noble Truths.
    Heritage Site
    Buddhist Heritage

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Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Civil LinesAn area within 2 kms radius of the Allahabad Railway Station where hotels are situated that are recommended for Pilgrim and business travellers. Sangam is about 10 kms away across the river.Business/Pilgrimage4
Airport in Allahabad
  • Bamrauli Airport ( IXD ) , Allahabad
Railway Stations in Allahabad
  • Allahabad City ( ALY ), Allahabad
  • Allahabad Junction ( ALD ), Allahabad
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