Allahabad Tourism

Visit Allahabad - Best of Allahabad

Allahabad can be best defined as 'the City with many dimensions'. In olden days Allahabad was known as Prayag or 'City of offerings as it is positioned near Triveni Sangam which is very sacred for Hindu devotees. Triveni Sangam is the meeting point of three rivers namely Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati is a religious tourist spot. It is home to some of the greatest monuments, the most ancient city in the world, and the seat of Buddhism and the colours of all faiths.

The World-renowned Kumbh Mela is hosted in Allahabad City and attended by millions of people across the globe. Allahabad also has hosted Indira Marathon once.


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Facts and Stats for Allahabad*

  • Pollution Statistics in Allahabad

    Know the pollution level of Allahabad before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 87.82 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 71.53 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 54.29 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 79.29 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 59.29 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 83.09 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 76.28 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 62.88 (High)
  • Allahabad: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Allahabad for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Allahabad.

    • Burglary and Theft 37.5 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 62.5 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 37.5 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Allahabad - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 60.16 (High)
    • Pollution Index 90.24 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 71.67 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 33.33 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.38 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Allahabad

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Allahabad

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.08 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.76 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 46.73 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 31.91 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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