Allahabad also known as Prayagraj &
Sangam is the place where you can witness the unification of two of the
greatest rivers of India, Ganga and Yamuna . Shades of the colonial period
in India are beautifully reflected among the architectural splendor that
this peaceful city can offer those looking for a tranquil holiday in India.
Places of Interest in Allahabad :
Confluence of shallow muddy Ganges , deeper green Yamuna rivers
& mythical Saraswati.
» Ananda Bhawan :
Museum shrine to the Nehru Gandhi
political dynasty in India.
Special Attractions of Allahabad :
» Kumbh Mela :
India's biggest Hindu bathing
festival held after a gap of every 12 years is particularly picturesque for
the holy men and the crowd that it attracts. (Current one from January to
March 2001 )
» Chitrakoot - Hindu pilgrimage centre
» Kaushambi - ancient Buddhist centre & fortress.
» Bhita Museum & excavations of ancient fortified city.
How to Reach Allahabad :
Allahabad has got four railway stations but the main one is the Allahabad
Junction where the Delhi-Kanpur-Calcutta line arrives.Nearest operating
airport is at Varanasi(135 km).
Best time to visit Allahabad :
Allahabad is best visited between the months of October to March.
Hotels in Allahabad :
» Hotel Kanha Shyam, Allahabad :
The gracefully built Hotel Kanha Shyam in Allahabad is centrally air
conditioned with heating options, and automatic fire fighting &
» Hotel Yatrika, Allahabad :