Places to visit during Kumbh 2k19

Sangam: The holy trinity of Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati must undoubtedly be the first on this list as Kumbh is all because of this. Prayagraj is all about this. The Prayagraj Kumbh is beingheld at thia river junction since ages.

Bade Hanuman Mandir: This is probably the only temple where Lord Hanuman can be found in reclining position.

Akshaya Vat, Patal Puri Mandir and Saraswati Koop: Set witin the fort Akbar on the banks of Yamuna, this is another important religious place. Saraswati Koop is believed to be the last of the remains of river Saraswati.

Sri Adi Shankara Vimana Mandapam: This is an important landmark in the vast flood plains of Sangam. Standing out from the remaining of the building in terms of architecture, this is the tallest structure one can see in the area.

One District One Product: This is an initiative to showcase the cottage industry of Uttar Pradesh. One prominent product from each district has been promoted here. ODOP is located at Sector 1/Parade ground near the triangular park, Chungi.

Namami Ganga: What can be better place than Kumbh to educate people regarding the importance of river and it's protection. This camp set juat beside the ODOP complex hosts several important information regarding the initiatives being taken under the Namami Gange program. Desks by the Wildlife Institute of Indiahas been setup to create awareness about the non-human species that are dependent on Ganga. Apart from WII, desks of CSIR-NEERI and Ganga Task Force has also been setup.

India Post: The postal department is hosting a philetelic exhibition on the theme Gandhi.

Pustak Kumbh: Book exhibition cum sale.

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