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Allahabad

Allahabad (U.P.)

Allahabad, founded by Akbar (1575), known in Aryan times as Prayag. Every 12 years the Kumbh Mela draws millions for a holy dip at the Sangam, the meeting point of Ganges, Yamuna, and the invisible Saraswati. The fort, Ananda Bhavan, theHanuman Temple, All Saints Cathedral, Khusru Bagh, Patalpuri Temple, Minto park, etc are chief attractions. Airport: Varanasi.