Envis Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Friday, October 7, 2022

Allahabad

 

 

 

 

 

Name of the place

Allahabad

State

Uttar Pradesh

District

Allahabad

Reason for sanctity

The three most holy rivers of India the Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati meet here. It is also called as Triveni Sangam or Prayag.

Special features (if any)

The river Saraswati is supposed to join the other two by an underground passage. Once in 12 years the Kumbh Mela is performed here, when millions tale a holy dip in the confluence of the three rivers.