Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city in North India: Allahabad is one of the important tourist destinations in India. This city is well known for its religious places which always attracts tourists to visit here.

 

Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city in North India

Hello everyone today I Rahat Arora sharing with you the most popular Hindu pilgrimage destination in India is Allahabad.

Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city in North India

To start with Allahabad famous places firstly you need to know some points about the city which makes this city popular all over India.

So here are some of the important points about Allahabad:

  • Allahabad is one of the largest city in the state of Uttar Pradesh and is the second oldest city in India.
  • Allahabad stands at the meeting point of two India’s Holiest rivers Ganga and Yamuna.
  • This city is not only famous for religious importance but here you will see many famous tourist spots like Allahabad Fort, Khusrau Bagh, Anand Bhavan, etc.
  • This city is known for one of the  four sites of the  Hindu pilgrimage Kumbh Mela. This mela  is one of the largest religious Mela in India attended by huge crowd. This mela is celebrated after every 12th year in Allahabad. In this mela, lots of devotees gather to take Holy dip  in the river.
  • Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city in North India Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city in North India

  • The best time to visit here  in between the month of October to March. During this time the weather of the city is amazing and is the main reason for tourists to explore beautiful places in Allahabad.

Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city in North India

Ways to reach at Allahabad:

By Air: To reach here by air this city is well connected with air route. The nearest airport is Allahabad Airport at Bamrauli which is only 12 km from the city. Flights like Air India and Spice jet connects Allahabad to Delhi and Mumbai.

By Railways: To reach here by train this city is well connected with rail route. The nearest railway station is Allahabad Junction is one of the main railway junctions in northern India.

By Road: To reach here by road this city through National Highways. This city is also linked through Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation bus service to nearest cities in Uttar Pradesh like Agra, Noida, Varanasi, Lucknow etc and other states as well.

Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city in North India

Famous Places to visit in Allahabad:

Allahabad Fort: This fort is one of the largest fort built by Akbar in 1583. This fort was known for its design, construction and craftsmanship. This place is very famous but only a limited area is open for tourists. Inside this fort, there is patatalpuri temple which is very famous.

Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city in North India Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city in North India

Triveni Sangam: This is one of the sacred places for Hindus in India where 3 rivers meet Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati. Out of these three river’s Saraswati river is  invisible which flows underground and joins the other two from below. This is  the site for historic Kumbh Mela held every 12 years where devotees came here to take a Holy dip in water to make our soul pure.

Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city in North India Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city in North India

Hanuman Temple: It is very popular and must visit temple in Allahabad. It is very strong believe among locals about the temple. This temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman Ji. This is a unique temple situated near Allahabad Fort. Inside this temple, you will see huge idol of Hanuman Ji which is visible from outside the temple easily. You will see huge crowd here on Tuesday’s and Saturday’s.

Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city in North India
Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city in North India

Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city in North India

All Saints Cathedral Church : This Cathedral church is an interesting place to see especially historical architect lovers and is an integral part of city’s heritage. All Saints Cathedral Church was designed by Sir William Emerson in the year 1870. Here you will feel  calm and peace and is the must visit place in Allahabad.
Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city in North India

 Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city in North India

Patalpuri Temple: This temple is one of the oldest temples in India located in Allahabad Fort. This temple is very famous all over India and can be easily visit. Here in this temple, you will see all the God and Goddess which is the main reason to visit here. There is a belief about this temple that Lord Rama visited this temple. This temple is situated near to Akshaya Vat in Allahabad Fort.

Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city in North India Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city in North India

Khusro Bagh: This is a large walled garden where you will see the tomb of Amir Khusro which has  amazing architecture and is the must visit place in the city. This place is near to Allahabad railway station. Here in this garden, you will also see Guava and other trees where you can spend some time in evening by sitting under the shade of trees.

Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city in North India Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city in North India

Accommodation Facilities in Allahabad:

7 Best hotels in Allahabad:

Hotel Milan Palace:

Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city in North India

Hotel Kanha Shyam:

Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city in North India

Hotel Star Regency:

Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city in North India

Hotel Ravisha Continental:

Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city in North India

Hotel Crown Palace:

Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city in North India

Hotel Allahabad Regency:

Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city  in North India

Hotel Grand Continental:
Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city in North India

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Hello everyone, I am Rahat Arora, I like to explore and capture good travel memories. Being travel lover I am also (travel blogger) through which I share my experience about places with the combination of exploring the place, culture and cuisines. So, I hope you all like my travel experience.

7 thoughts on “Allahabad the most popular Hindu pilgrimage city in North India”

  1. What a beautiful place to visit. I am sure you would feel at peace visiting any of these holy ground especially the holy rivers.

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