Allahabad Tourism, India

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 88.64 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 73.17 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 55.63 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 80 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 58.75 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 83.33 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 77.27 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 63.82 (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 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 62.5 (High)
    • Car Stealing 37.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 37.5 (Low)
    • Attacks 37.5 (Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 79.17 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 29.17 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 54.17 (Moderate)
  • Living in Allahabad - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 57.55 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 91.15 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 71.67 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 33.33 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.98 (Moderate)
    • 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 32.63 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 45.7 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 39.02 USD

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

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