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Allahabad City in Uttar Pradesh


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Fast Facts

Allahabad is located in the state of Uttar Pradesh and is situated at the confluence of the Ganges and Yamuna rivers. It is known for its rich heritage and culture.

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Did You Know

Make trips to the popular tourist spots in the city. Have a taste of local delicacies from the dining hubs. Also shop for local handicrafts and artifacts.

Must Do
Must Do

Make trips to the popular tourist spots in the city. Have a taste of local delicacies from the dining hubs. Also shop for local handicrafts and artifacts.

Introduction

Popularly known as the Prayag City, Allahabad is located in the state of Uttar Pradesh and is situated at the convergence of the Ganges and Yamuna rivers. The city was established during the ancient period. Allahabad is one of the fast developing cities in Uttar Pradesh and is also one of the cleanest cities in the state.

Allahabad is a well known historical city and is known for a rich historical heritage and culture. It was an important settlement during the Muslim rule and the British Empire. It is also one of the popular pilgrimage spots of the Hindu community. Thousands of pilgrims come to Allahabad at the time of the famous Kumbh Mela.

Like most parts of North India, the climate of Allahabad is mostly hot during summers and cool during winters. The climate mostly remains dry all over the year. The summer months are warm while winter months are cool and pleasant. The ideal time for coming to Allahabad is between the months of October and March.

There are plenty of tourist attractions in Allahabad which are known for their historical and cultural significance. Hundreds of tourists come to Allahabad to get a feel of the cultural heritage. Some of the popular points of interest in the city are:

  • Allahabad Planetarium
  • Allahabad Museum
  • New Yamuna Bridge
  • Allahabad University
  • Patthar Girja
  • Allahabad High Court
  • Shivkoti Mahadev Temple
  • Allahabad Fort
  • Someshwar Mahadev Temple
  • Patalpuri Temple
  • Khusro bagh
  • Dashaswamedh Temple

Allahabad is also well accessible from various parts of the country. It is served by a domestic airport which is connected with various parts of the country. The well developed railway system also connects the city with other parts of the state and the country.

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