Known to be one of the largest cities in Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad located at the confluence of three rivers - Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati also known as Triveni Sangam is regarded as a highly sacred Hindu pilgrim destination. Allahabad, also knows as Prayaga, is known for its literacy, artistic and rich heritage owing to being regarded as the birthplace of the Vedas, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. 13 of India's Prime Ministers belonged to Allahabad at one point or another leading it to be called the “City of Prime Ministers”. The place hosts the largest gathering of pilgrims in the world during the Maha Kumbh which takes place every 12 years. Tourists throng this holy city all year round as it is an excellent host to religious events and boasts a celebrated history.

Eating Out!

Expect a delicious array of North Indian cuisines mainly Awadhi and Mughlai in Allahabad. Some of India's popular snacks such as Chaat, Samosa and Pakora have originated from the state of Uttar Pradesh and can be found at local eateries along the roads of loknath.

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Allahabad is a great shopping destination for religious items since it is an important religious destination in India. The place is also known as a paradise of book lovers since many book stores house an extensive collection of literature. Exotic handicrafts and antiques, jewellery and namkeen are other famous offerings Allahabad has to offer.

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Events & Festivals

  • Kumbh Mela
    This festival is held once every twelve years where Allahabad opens its doors to the largest congregation of pilgrims in the world. Pilgrims make their way from all over to take a sacred bath in the holy waters of Sangam.
  • Dussehra
    Dussehra is celebrated with incomparable zeal in the city of Allahabad. The city hosts several Ramleelas depicting various scenes from Indian mythology. It is an experience not to be missed.
  • Water Sports Festival
    This festival occurs annually in February and has an increasing popularity. Parasailing, paddle boat, water scooter and cruise boats headline the activities at the festival alongside swimming and other on the spot competitions.