Relish the best of Allahabad tour with stay at best hotels in Allahabadby Atul Chaudhary Executive
Allahabad, a quaint city in the state of Uttar Pradesh, is certainly a destination where one can spend a memorable holiday while exploring and learning more about the nation’s past, present, and the forthcoming future. For all its importance in the Hindu mythology, nation’s politics, and the history of the nation, it is one interesting city that dots the map of nation.
Without question, the religious significance of the city is the most dominating factor in tourism in Allahabad. Allahabad, or Prayag as it was originally known, is one of the most revered holy cities in India. There is a belief among the Hindus that the god of creation, Lord Brahma chose the city to land on Earth, and called it the Tirth Rajor the “King of all pilgrimage centres”. Interestingly, the city is situated adjacent to the conflux of three most revered Hindu rivers, namely the Ganges, the Yamuna, and the invisible Saraswati. It is for this reason that the place is called Sangam, which means conflux. Allahabad is among the four holy cities in the country, where the most celebrated Kumbh Mela is celebrated. It is one of the largest religious gathering among the Hindus which is celebrated once in 12 years, and is the pious occasion for many Hindu rituals and events. In addition, the city is also the venue for equally popular Ardh Mela (celebrated once in 6 years span) and the annual Magh Mela. An advice to those who are planning to head to the city, try to schedule your trip of the city in months when these Melas are celebrated. Your trip will be nothing but an extravaganza of fun, enjoyment, colors, learning, spirituality, fervor, and celebration.
Apart from the dominating religious aspect of tourism, Allahabad is also an opportunity for the travellers to explore and learn more about the history and cultural heritage of the nation. It is an ancient with a glorious history. It is the land where the great Maharajas and Mughals ruled, with each adding something new to the cultural and historical wealth of the city. The grand Mughal forts and tombs, bungalows of British Raj era, and the long running legacy of the Nehru family are some of the immediate attraction pullers of the city. The city is dotted with several historical heritages, museums, and monuments. A couple of places that are must visit when in the city include: Allahabad Museum, Moti Mahal and Bari Kothi, All Saints Cathedral, Company Bagh, Nagvasuki Temple, Khusro bagh, Allahabad Fort, Allahabad museum, Hindi Sangrahalaya, Ganganath Jha kendriya Sanskrit vidyapeetha, Maharshi Sadafaldeo Ashra, and Shankar Vimana Mandapam etc.
Coming to accommodations in the city, one thing that one can be certain of in his trip of the city is the content stay at the best hotels in Allahabad. The city houses some of the best in nation hotels ensuring of a comfortable and relaxing stay in the city.
For those who look for a budget stay-over option in the city, there are a couple of good options to choose from. Hotel U. R., Guest House Bungalow, ATG Lodge, Hotel Atul,Hotel Platinum Inn, Hotel Shree, and Hotel Arjun are some of the best budget hotels in Allahabad to choose from.
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