Allahabad, one of the most ancient and religious cities of India, is also popularly known as “Prayag”. Being the religious hub, importance of Allahabad is quite well-known to all the Hindus. Located at the convergence of three sacred rivers of India – Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati, Allahabad is the important city of Uttar Pradesh.
The city got its name by the Mughals as Allahabad or else it was famous as the Prayag in earlier times. Even today also, the name “Prayagraj” is commonly used for this city. Literally, “Prayag” means the “Place of Sacrifice” and it is so because Lord Brahma offered his first sacrifice here only. Mughals declared Allahabad as their regional capital and after their long ruling period, the hold of the city went into the hands of ...
Famous for: Well-maintained garden and mind-blowing museum within the premises