Travel Tips: If you go to Prayagraj, then definitely do visit these places....
Whenever there is talk of the biggest fair in the country, the name of Kubh Mela comes up which is organized in a grand manner in Prayagraj. Lakhs of people come to participate in this fair and get the virtue of holy bath. Prayagraj, located in Uttar Pradesh, is known for its religious faith. But at the same time this city is also famous for its magnificent architecture and historical places. Apart from being a religious city, there are many places in Prayagraj where you can visit. Here we are going to tell you about the places of Prayagraj which are famous for tourism. These places will mesmerize you with their beauty. Let's know about them...
# Triveni Sangam
Triveni Sangam, the meeting place of three most important rivers in Hinduism, is a holy place located in Prayagraj. It is one of the most popular and holy places to visit in Prayagraj, and often hosts some of the most important fairs and festivals of the religion. The Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati rivers meet at the Sangam. Due to the popularity of the region, the entire city of Prayagraj is sometimes referred to as Sangam. Every 12 years, an incredibly auspicious festival called Kumbh Mela is held at this place, whereas every six years Ardh Kumbh is held here. Both these festivals see huge crowds of tourists and locals. Hindus take a dip where rivers meet, it is believed that touching the holy water washes away the sins of all births. If you go boating in the flowing waters of Ganga and Yamuna, you can see the difference in the colors of the water of the two rivers.
# Sankatmochan Hanuman Mandir
There is Sankatmochan Hanuman temple on the banks of Ganga ji in Daraganj locality. It is said that Sant Samarth Guru Ramdas ji had installed the idol of Lord Hanuman ji here. Idols of Shiva-Parvati, Ganesh, Bhairav, Durga, Kali and Navagraha are also installed in the temple premises. There are also Shri Ram Janaki Temple and Harit Madhav Temple near this temple.
# Ashoka Pillar
An important relic of the Gupta era, the Prayagraj Pillar is one of the many pillars installed by the Mauryan emperor Ashoka. This sandstone structure has inscriptions from the Samudragupta and Jahangir eras of the 4th BC and the 17th century. However, the Prayagraj Fort was shifted from its original place to the Ashoka Prayagraj Fort, which is presently the land of the army. Thus, tourists have to first take permission before visiting the Prayagraj Pillar.