The picturesque city of Allahabad was earlier known as Prayag and is well known as the place where Brahma offered his first sacrifice after creating the world. Allahabad district is situated at the confluence and meeting point of the rivers Yamuna, Ganges and Saraswati, better known as Triveni Sangam. Allahabad is well known for its rich cultural heritage and its religious importance.
Allahabad possesses a huge number small scale and large scale industries that play a critical role in the economy of the district. There are also a number tourist attraction spots and Museums in Allahabad. Every year millions of tourists and pilgrims come from all over the world and from each and every corner of India to visit this beautiful and holy city of Allahabad. Allahabad is definitely a favorite place for the pilgrims and religious people. Millions of pilgrims come to visit the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad which is held in intervals of twelve years.
The tourist attractions places and Museums in Allahabad include Hanuman Mandir, Swaraj Bhawan, Nagvasuki Temple, Alope Devi Mandir, Ashoka Pillar, Akshaya Vat, Allahabad Museum, Someshwar Mahadev Temple, Allahabad Fort, Patalpuri Temple, Shivkoti Mahadev Temple, Anand Bhavan, Allahabad Planetarium, Film City, Patthar Girja (All Saint's Cathedral) and many more.