About Allahabad

Location Located in the south-western part of Eastern U.P. on the confluence of River Ganges, Yamuna & Saraswati (Triveni) in Allahabad district, U.P., India
Distances Lucknow about 204 km, Vindhyachal- 93 km, Sarnath- 135 km,Varanasi- 125 km, Ayodhya- 167 km, Chitrakut- 128 km, Chunar- 125 km, Delhi- 643 km, Lumbini (Nepal)- 406 km, Kanpur- 193 km, Gorakhpur- 277 km
STD Code +91-532
Temperature Summers- 26°C-41°C, Winters- 9°C-29°C
Attractions Religious, Historical & Archaeological
Local Transport Taxi/Auto rickshaw/cycle rickshaw
Must Visit Sangam, Anand & Swaraj Bhawan & All Saints Cathedral
How to reach Allahabad is well connected to all the major cities of India by all modes of transport, however flights are only on specific days.
Road- NH-2, NH-27 & NH-76, NH-96, SH-44, SH-7 connect it with all major cities, having Bus stands at M.G. Road, Civil Lines, Zero Road & Leader Road.
Rail- connected by rail to all the major cities by NER & NR railway line, having five railway stations- Allahabad railway station (Junction), Prayag railway station, Prayag ghat railway station, Rambagh railway station & Daraganj railway station .
Air- Bamrauli Airport, Allahabad- 15 km, Babatpur Airport, Varanasi- 145 km, Amausi Airport, Lucknow- 210 km

Allahabad, one of the largest cities of Eastern U.P., is situated on the confluence of River Ganges,Yamuna and the invisible Saraswati (Triveni). It has been one of the most sacred places of Hindus since ancient times and was known as Prayag in earlier times. The place finds a mention in ancient scriptures such as Vedas, the great epics-Ramayana, Mahabharata & Puranas. Because of its religious sanctity the place has been considered as one of the holiest, from the times immemorial. Mythological, the place is believed to have its association with Lord Brahma, who chose this site for Prakrishta Yagya and also called it Thirth Raj (King of all pilgrim centers). It is one of the four chosen sites of the famous Kumbh-Mela.