Prayagraj is crowned in ancient scriptures as ‘Teertharaj’ and is considered one of the holiest pilgrimage centres of India. The Kumbh held in four sacred places of India and Prayagraj is one of them. A city of many dimensions is what befits the description of Prayagraj. In addition to being a major pilgrimage centre, the city has played an important part in the formation of modern India. Hindu mythology states that Lord Brahma, the creator, chose a land for the 'Prakrishta Yajna'. This land, on the confluence of three holy rivers - Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati, blessed by gods, came to be known as Prayagraj. Prayagraj became the headquarters of Northwestern Provinces, after being shifted from Agra. Many important events in India's struggle for freedom took place here.
Prayagraj is crowned in ancient scriptures as ‘Teertharaj’ and is considered one of the holiest pilgrimage centres of India. Kumbh is held every 12 years whereas Ardha-Kumbh is held every 6 years.
Prayagraj is connected by air. Varanasi is also a convenient airport which has connections to multiple cities of India.
Prayagraj is well connected by trains with all major cities in the country.
Prayagraj is connected to all major cities and towns with bus services and excellent highways.
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