The largest fort built by Akbar, the Allahabad Fort was one of the prized citadels of the Mughal Empire.
The tomb of Khusro, eldest son of Emperor Jahangir is a popular tourist attraction in Allahabad.
There’s a new thing I can add if I were to creatively enhance my otherwise boring CV. I can claim to be an expert on religious reporting. You may sneer but after having attended the Ardh Kumbh in Haridwar, the Kumbh in Ujjain and now writing this column from the Mahakumbh in Allahabad, I think
Largest and holiest of all melas, the Purna Kumbh is celebrated every 12 years. Held at Allahabad, Haridwar, Nasik and Ujjain, the Kumbh Melas held at Allahabad and Haridwar are considered very holy. Hindus believe a dip in the Ganges washes off all sins during the month long event and especially on the important
From Chinese traveler Huen Tsang to Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, avowed atheists like Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru to Mark Twain; Kumbh Mela has always attracted a cross spectrum of people besides the sadhus and monks. So when Hollywood beauty Catherine Zeta-Jones expressed desire to be part of the religious fair,
Mughal fort and tombs, British-era buildings and monuments associated with the Nehru family are bound to interest travelers.