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About Allahabad

 

Allahabad,a city in the State of Uttar Pradesh, India is an important tourist destination attracting a large number of tourists annually. Allahabad, one of the largest cities of Eastern U.P., is situated on the confluence of River Ganges,Yamuna and the invisible Saraswati (Triveni). Allahabad is also famous worldwide for the Kumbh Mela, a holy religious gathering of Hindu pilgrims which also attracts a large number of tourists and has been taking place in the city from ancient times. It has been one of the most sacred places of Hindus since ancient times and was known as Prayag in earlier times. The place finds a mention in ancient scriptures such as Vedas, the great epics-Ramayana, Mahabharata & Puranas. Many ghats with boating and bathing facilities are constructed specially along the left bank of the River Yamuna, viz., Saraswati ghat, Nehru ghat, Balua ghat, Gau ghat etc.

 

 

Eating Out  
 

Allahabad too is famous for food like chaat, samosas,baati chokha, rabri and kulfi. Here is a list of eateries located mostly in the chowk where I suggest you to go to get the flavor of Allahabad.This is another popular place for rabri, burfi and kulfi situated in the chowk area of Allahabad.The rabri and kulfi served here is better than the one served in any five star restaurant.Baati Chokha is a very famous local dish of both Banaras and Allahabad. This nutritious dish comprises of a baked ball of wheat flour stuffed with dal known as bati and chokha which is made of mashed potatoes and tastes great.Along with  this hot and crunchy potato stuffed pancakes you can also try out other namkeens like the khatte channa and dal moth here.I'm sure you will love it.

 
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Things To Buy In Allahabad
Religious Paraphernalia:- Allahabad is the best place to stop over and pick up religious stuffs like incense sticks, idols of gods and goddesses, camphor, vermilion, and many more.
For book lovers, Allahabad is a paradise since there are many reputed book stores stored with umpteen numbers of valuable books.English novels, Hindi story books, etc.
Some of the famous places where you can pick up necklaces and other jewellery items are Chaddha Jewelers near Tulsiyani Plaza, Rana Jewellers ,Dulhan Jewellers, Nehru Complex, Chowk.
Namkeen, the mouth-watering fried crispy snack is found in abundance in this holy city. Some of the popular items that sell like hot cakes over here are bhujia, gahtiya, chat papri, saigo, gazak, etc.
Handicrafts And Antiques
 Allahabad has a handful of good handicraft shops such as Asian Crafts (Katra Road), Bhuali Crafts (ADA Colony),
 

 
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 Luxury
 

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Hotel Mandiram Allahabad

Clarks inn Ajay International

Hotel UR Allahabad

Hotel Crown Palace

Hotel Imperial House

Hotel Saket

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Economy
 
   

Hotel Prayag

Hotel Arjun

Hotel Swagatam

Hotel Ranjan

Hotel Raj

ATG Lodge

Guest House Bungalow

Hotel J.K Palace

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