Kumbh, the largest peaceful gathering of people in the world is expected to be visited by over 15 crore devotees this year. If you’re planning on witnessing this remarkable spectacle, make sure you cover these temples in and around Prayagraj for a spiritually fulfilling trip!
1) Shankar Viman Mandapam
Shankar Viman Mandapam is a Hindu temple in Prayagraj dedicated to Lord Shiva. Built in memory of Adi Shankaracharya, this holy temple is located on the banks of the Triveni Sangam.
2) Shri Beni Madhav Temple
The Beni Madhav temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi. It is one of the 12 Madhav Temples in Prayag.
3) Sankat Mochan Mandir
Sankat Mochan Temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. The devotees offer Prasad and Sindoor to the statue of Lord Hanuman, which is sealed in the campus of the temple.
4) Mankameshwar Mandir
Mankameshwar temple is located along the banks of river Yamuna. Situated in close proximity to Saraswati Ghat, this temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Here, Mondays are considered auspicious.
5) Bharadwaj Ashram
According to Hindu mythology, this place was the ashram of Rishi Bharadwaj in Treta Period and a famous education centre at the time. A beautiful park is also located nearby.
6) Takshakeshwar Nath
This temple is dedicated to Takshakeshwar Lord Shankar lies south of Prayagraj city. There are many lingas and idols in here along with an idol of Lord Hanuman.
7) Nag Vasuki Temple
Located on the north of Sangam, on the banks of Ganga, it has statues of Nag Raj, Ganesh, Parvati and Bhishma Pitamah. There is also a temple of Lord Shiva in the premises.