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    Prayagraj Tour Package

    Prayagraj, is one of the oldest and ancient cities of India which is located in the heart of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Prayagraj is one of the important holy cities in Hinduism as it is the meeting place for three holy rivers – Ganges, Yamuna and enigmatic Saraswati. Prayagraj is one of the revered pilgrimage centers of India which hosts world’s largest fair known as “Kumbh Mela” which is the gathering of millions of different groups of sadhus, saints, sages and Hindu devotees from all over the world. This Hindu fair is organized every once in every 12 years and 6 years.

    Prayagraj, is a fine mixture of traditions, ancient history, excellent architecture and sacred shrines which attracts millions of tourists every year. Along with this, the place was one of the important seats of power during the reign of Mughals in India as it was their important trade and military center. In addition to this, Prayagraj has played a vital role in spreading Hindu and Urdu Literature throughout the globe as the place is well-dotted with ancient scriptures and rich history from old-age Hindu Puranas. Prayagraj, also attracts devotees and tourists because of its fantastic street art, several ancient temples, Hindu traditions and mythology stories which fascinate every traveler visiting this beautiful place.

    Prayagraj, is one of the oldest cities in India which can be seen as this city played an important role in ancient Hindu epics such as Ramayana and Mahabharata where it was called Prayaga which means “Place of Offerings”. Later, during the rule of Mughals, this city was changed to Illahabad and later changed to Allahabad during the rule of Britishers. The city was an important part of the freedom movement of India which happened in the year 1857. As per other Hindu epics and ancient scriptures, Lord Brahma performed fire ritual prayer here at this land where three holy rivers meet hence, the place is also known as “King of all pilgrim centers”.

    Prayagraj Tour Package, will help you to explore the wonderful places, temples, traditions, culture and great history of this enchanting city. Along with this, you will be amazed to see huge variety of mouth-watering cuisines this city has ranging from Samosas, Kachoris, Rabri, Nihari (slow cooked meat and bone marrow), zamindar doz macchli (a type of cooked fish), biryani and Dum Allu (boiled potatoes with various spices).

    Custom Tours India, will arrange a  private India Tour  for you where you will be exploring this holy city of India to explore its importance for Hindus and its rich history which goes back to thousands of years. Below mentioned places are the top sightseeing places of Prayagraj.

    Top Travel Destinations in Prayagraj

    Kumbh Mela

    Kumbh Mela is the largest Hindu fair which is organized in every 12 years where millions of sadhus, saints and sages gather at one place to take holy bathe in the confluence of three holy rivers – Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati. The fair is organized for 55 days where people come to take holy dip which is believed to wash away all the sins done before. There is another fair, smaller than the main one known as Aardh Kumbh is also organized every 6 years at the same place. The amazing part of this fair is that all the different sects of sadhus visit here to pay tribute to holy rivers. In this, the most famous ones are “Naga Sadhus” who never wear clothes and “Shirshasins” who stand for complete 24 hours and mediate. The place is paradise for Hindus and photographers.

    Triveni Sangam

    Triveni Sangam is a sacred place and meeting point of three holy rivers – Ganges, Yamuna and mystical Saraswati. It is said, the Saraswati River dried millennia ago however, today the river is one of the majestic and important rivers of India. Lord Brahma, also performed prayers and rituals here which makes this place of great importance for Hindus.

    Khusro Bagh

    Khusro Bagh is one of the ancient monuments which was constructed by Mughal Emperor Jahangir for his son, Khusro as his last resting place. The monument also houses the tomb of Jahangir’s wife Shah Begam and daughter Sultan Nithar Begum. The place is beautifully decorated with a well-laid garden and flower beds along with guava trees and a variety of roses.

    Anand Bhawan

    Anand Bhawan is the former residence place of the Nehru Family which holds a great collection of articles, photos and documents related to Indian Independence. This is the place where all the planning and plotting was done by several freedom fighters to force Britishers out of the Country.

    Chandrashekhar Azad Garden

    Chandrashekhar Azad Garden was established in 1870 and built for the welcome to Prince Alfred. The garden was named as Alfred Garden and later renamed to Company Garden by the Britishers. However, during the peak time of Indian Independence, freedom fighter Chandrashekhar Azad shot himself when he was surrounded and fired upon by the British Army. This lush green garden spread over 133 acres holds a dark story of Indian Freedom.