Allahabad

Overall Score

2.5

Near to the place where the waters of the two rivers Yamuna and Ganga meet, lies the city of Allahabaad. It is located in the territory of the state of Utrecht-Pradesh. It is the birthplace of Jawaharlal Nehru, Indias first ministerial minister after the Declaration of Independence. Allahuabad is known as a manufacturer of religious items. The city was founded by Akbar the Great, who decreed that Allahabad be laid out in 1583 at the site of Prairiega. According to ancient legend, the first sacrifice of Brahma was made near the confluence of the sacred rivers in the city to atone for wickedness.

To this day, a column of Achoka stood on the walls of the citys fortress. The ancient monument was a silent testimony to the power of Prairiega, which was in no way inferior to those of the famous Harvard and Benares. The important event of the holy city is the Kumṣa Mela Festival, held every 12 years. It attracts tens of millions of people to the city.

The area where the city is located is 98 meters above the sea level. It occupies an area to the southeast of the state. The city is dominated by a harsh summer, a mild winter, and a humid winter that lasts from the beginning of July until late September.

Homers most often communicate with each other in ursda and Hindi. ×Avadhi is often considered the most frequently used dialect. The majority of people in Alhalabad are indigenous. There are also Muslims, Christians, Seculars, and Buddhists. ×National highways run through the city. The railroad connects the city to the cities in the northern part of the country.

The ancient city has a rich history. At one time, Allehabad was the principal city of one of the richest empires of the Mongol Empire. After the destruction of the mighty empire, the city was taken over by the Marrakesh rulers. Jaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi, an Indian minister of the country, lived in Allahabad at one time or another.

100 USD = 8,143.15 INR

Overall Score

2.5
  • Air quality: 354 US AQI Hazardous. Health warning of emergency conditions: everyone is more likely to be affected.
  • Tap water: No, not drinkable
  • Religious government: Religious
  • Population: 980,000 people
  • GDP: $1,706 / year
  • Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 7 Mbps
  • Best wireless: AirTel
  • Pay without cash: No, cash only esp. for foreigners
  • Tipping: At restaurants, you should tip 10 percent for standard service. If someone really went out of their way and the service was exceptional, you can tip up to 15 percent. If the bill is quite high, like over 1,000 rupees, you can tip a little less.
  • Apartment listings: 99Acres
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best taxi: Ola
  • Online electronics shop: Amazon
  • Best hospital: Guru Kripa Jagrati Hospital And Research Centre Pvt. Ltd.
  • Best short-haul air carrier: Indigo
  • Best intl air carrier: Jet Airways
  • Monthly costs for expat: $440
  • Monthly costs for family: $600
  • Monthly costs for local: $170
  • Meal: $1.4
  • Small Cola: $0.3
  • Beer 1 Pint: $1.5
  • Coffee: $0.9


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