Sangam, Allahabad
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Sangam

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Sangam
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12 Ratings & 8 Reviews

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Travellers recommend
  • Best Time:  During Sunset
  • Length of visit:  Below 1hr
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  • Food available for purchase
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Steven Anderson
  • Steven Anderson
  • Lives in Allahabad
  • 2 Reviews

"This was my best experience in life"

  • 6.50/7
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
This was my best experience in life. The sangam looks very beautiful at time of sunrise and sunset. We took bath in the holy Ganga. An awesome feeling.
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Debajyoti Das
  • Debajyoti Das
  • Lives in Rourkela
  • 2 Reviews

"Must visit the Sangam!"

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
It is basically the confluence of Ganga and Yamuna rivers and the mythological river of Saraswati. I would recommend that you take a boat to the confluence point. Just make sure you don't go in the middle of summer! Please avoid random sadhus and guides and don't dish out random cash in the name of God.
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Donarun Das
  • Donarun Das
  • Lives in Hyderabad
  • 6 photos
  • 206 Reviews

"Confluence, really?"

  • 4.00/7
  • Posted Apr 8, 2014
Disclaimer: Review not for the devouts.

Definitely a once in a lifetime visit, to see why this place draws such a huge crowd year after year, season after season. Once of the places for the Maha Kumbh, it is the location where three of the holy rivers of India confluence. The confluence itself is a very tricky place, the position being shifted (??) and supposedly only the Pandits know how to find it. Shady enough? Be careful of performing unwary pujas, as they may charge you a fortune afterwards.
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Sandipan Panda
  • Sandipan Panda
  • 3 Reviews

"Very dirty and full of cheaters"

  • 1.00/7
  • Posted Mar 29, 2014
Try to stay away from Purohits; and even the boatmen looted us. We really fooled by them almost 1500 lost for nothing. The place is very dirty. I had never visited such a dirty place before in my life.
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Panday
  • Panday
  • 4 Reviews

"Incredibly beautiful"

  • 6.50/7
  • Posted Dec 31, 2013
The perfect place to sense divinity. Amazing place. The meeting of three rivers seems incredibly beautiful.
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Raman sharma
  • Raman sharma
  • 2 Reviews

"Sangam Snan."

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted Sep 25, 2013
A great spiritual experience. Loved it! A great adventure as well as the information about the spiritualism of our beliefs..
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  • 3 votes

Sumit sharma
  • Sumit sharma
  • 1 Review

"Sangam Visit!"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted Sep 14, 2013
Fantastic view of holy Sangam of Ganga, Yamuna. But cleanliness is not maintained by the local officials.
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Arm Ram
  • Arm Ram
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 5 Reviews

"Triveni Sangam"

  • 3.00/7
  • Posted Aug 21, 2013
Very dirty place. Not at all maintained well.
Boat owners ask more money.
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About Sangam

Triveni Sangam, located at a distance of 7 km from the Civil Lines is one of the most famous tourist attractions of the city. It is the confluence of the three rivers Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati.   It is also believed to be the same spot where the drops of holy nectar fell.

It is the holiest point in Allahabad and a dip in the Triveni is believed to free one, of all sins. Tourists visiting Sangam can hire boats to take a dip into this holy water. Boats are available at the ghat immediately to the east of the fort. This Sangam is extremely crowded during the Kumbha and Ardh Kumbha Melas.

Boats are available at INR30.05 per visitor. The official prices of the boat ranges from INR99.58 to INR119.77. However at peak season prices rises to INR 249.41.
 

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