1. What is Kumbh mela ?
Kumbh Mela is one of largest hindu spiritual events on earth. It is an extremely sacred and pious Hindu festival, celebrated in India. It is the revered Hindu festival that dignifies the Hindu religion, full of cultural and traditional values. Factually, the Hindu festivals served a perfect example of unity among diversity.
2. Why Kumbh mela is held in 12 year ?
Kumbh Mela is celebrated across four locations in India. The year and location of each Kumbh Mela, in rotation, is decided based upon the relative positions of the planet jupiter and the sun. By doing these astronomical calculations, the year and dates of the Kumbh Mela at a particular place is determined several years in advance. It is believed this on this date water of the place become nectar (Amrit). In this way, the turn of Kumbh Mela being held in a particular city comes every 12 years.
3. What is the importance of Kumbh mela ?
The Kumbh Mela is most peaceful gathering place in the world. It has a deep importance for Hindus. It is a gut believe in the Hindu pilgrimages that bathe in the sacred river can clean all sins.
4. Why should we attend Kumbh mela Allahabad ?
Kumbh Mela Allahabad is a unique occasion for the devotees to experience the spirituality in the purest of its forms, a spend a few days immersed in divinity and devotion. It is a festival hat comes only once in several years, and is one of the best ways to get rid of the sins and purify the soul.
5. How do I reach Allahabad during Allahabad Kumbh Mela?
The best way it to fly to Allahabad airport which has directs flight from Delhi. Otherwise, you can fly to Varanasi airport (120 km from Allahabad) which has flight connection from various Indian cities. Another option is to take a train or drive to Varanasi.
6. What kind of accommodation do you provide in Allahabad?
We are providing luxurious accommodation in the mela. There is huge rush of visitors during Kumbh Mela, it is not easy to find accommodation especially during important bathing dates. Hotels in city are booked to capacity since long in advance and their tariff is also quite high. Besides scarcity and exorbitant tariff of hotel, these hotels are quite at a distance from mela ground and therefore not very convenient. We provide our guests accommodation near the Triveni Sangam in luxury Rooms which are equipped with all comfortable amenities; attached bath with hot & cold water, hygienic and delicious Indian and vegetarian cuisine, safety, house-keeping and guest services.
7. I have heard that vehicles are ban during Kumbh Mela. Is this true?
Yes, vehicles are banned during main bathing dates. Millions of people are expected to visit Sangam during the bathing date, most of the border roads will be blocked to enter into the city. Even if you try to reach from the airport or station it will take several hours to reach your destination.
8. Place to visit in Allahabad during Kumbh mela ?
You can visit more historical places during kumbh mela in Allahabad such as: Allahabad Fort, Hanuman Temple, Bade Hanuman Temple, Anand Bhavan, Akshaya Vat, ISKCON Temple, Someshwar Mahadev Temple, Minto Park, Lalita Devi Temple, Kalyani Devi Temple, Mankameshwar Temple, Jawahar Planetarium, Allahabad Museum etc.
9. Where is your hotel location ?
We are located at 500 miters away from Sangam Ghat our exact location is 229/1 Arail Road Karrchna Naini 211008 Prayagraj. (Allahabad)
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