The place of Sangam, where the three rivers, Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati, meet famous for its Kumbh Kela, one of India’s holiest cities, is none other but Prayagraj. Are you excited to know much about it? Let’s discuss here on this page.
Prayagraj, the Holy City
It is the only place that attracts devotees all around the world. Also known as Allahabad, and it is located in the northern state that is Uttar Pradesh. The word ‘Pra’ in Prayagraj means the starting and ‘Yag,’ which means devotion. It is also said that this holy city is mentioned in the Vedas and Puranas. Various famous temples and places located in Prayagraj makes it the most famous tour for the tourists.
As it is said that Prayagraj is the only place which has the meeting point of Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati is there. This meeting point is known as Triveni Sangam, where Tri means three. There is a belief by the devotees that taking a single dip here will remove all your sins and harms from your lives. The river is so safe and clean there, and people will have fun bathing. It is said that the river Saraswati vanished thousands of years ago. You should bath atleast one time in river Ganga here.
Maha Kumbh Mela
The leading fair, which occurs every 12th year in Prayagraj, is the Maha Kumbh Mela. In this significant festival, people worldwide gather to have a ‘Ganga Snan’ altogether. For tour purposes too, it is to the best here on Maha Kumbh. People will get to see so much beautiful things here. Every six years, in Prayagraj, the Ardh Kumbh is celebrated. Both of the occasions are worth having here, and people in millions gather all around. The Magh Mela here is celebrated every year. It is known as the yearly fair of Prayagraj.
The Rich Heritage of Prayagraj
Other than Triveni Sangam and the Kumbh Mela occasion, there are various more places which are much attractive where you should visit once. These are Allahabad University, Anand Bhawan, Khusro Bagh, FunGaon Water Park, Minto Park, Company Bagh, the Yamuna Bridge, and even much more. All of such places have a different attractiveness of their own view.
For the photography shoot, these places capture much attraction by the tourists. Such sites are the great destinations of Uttar Pradesh and have been mentioned as the places you should visit once in your life. A place Arail, is also much famous here for the beaytiful view of river which it gives. There are various more places in Prayagraj that are famous for their own specialties and wonderfulness. When you will visit here, you will get to know all about them.
Best time to visit Prayagraj
As if we say according to the settlement of Mela occasion here, you should visit between November and February. The month of January here is full of crowd and rush due to holy bathing days in that month. You can easily reach here by air and road and from wherever you are. There is the Airport in Bamrauli, Allahabad, and a railway station on the leather road, Allahabad, where the destination to Sangam is easily made. The Airport is around 12 km away from the city.
After knowing such great things about Prayagraj, you should give a visit here. There are much more activities to see and perform in Prayagraj. It is easy to visit and go to Prayagraj as many services, and tourism travels are available. Give a check-in here for your fun and enjoyment to this Holy city- Prayagraj.