Allahabad, officially called Prayagraj, now is a historical city in Uttar Pradesh, India.It is located on the banks of the TriveniSangam. The TriveniSangam is the confluence of three major sacred rivers of India: Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati. Hence, the city holds an important place in Hinduism and thousands of devotees visit Allahabad every year.
Some of the major tourist attractions in Allahabad are Alfred Park ( also known as Chandra Shekhar Azad Park), All Saints Cathedral, Allahabad Fort, KhusroBagh, Jawahar Planetarium, Allahabad Museum, and AnandBhavan (Jawaharlal Nehru's Residence).
Allahabad is known as Prayag in the Vedas, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. It's of immense importance in Hindu scriptures and literature.
Allahabad is famous worldwide for the Kumbha Mela. The Kumbha Mela is a major festival and fare in the Hindu religion. It is celebrated every 12 years at four significant pilgrimage sites of India, namely Allahabad (Prayag), Haridwar, Nashik and Ujjain. All these cities are located on river banks.
These factors combined make Allahabad one of the most prominent Hindu cities of the world. Allahabad's glory transcends religious boundaries and makes it a cultural hub for tourists from different backgrounds.
The Ghats of Allahabad embrace one's desire to explore the vastness of Indian culture.