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.