Often touted as Triveni Sangam, Sangam is one of the highly revered religious sites in Prayagraj. The term ‘Sangam’ refers to the point of confluence where the most sacred rivers Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati meet to offer a scenic vista in Prayagraj to relish. As per the Hindu beliefs, a holy dip in the water of the Sangam cleanses one from all sins. Therefore, you can find a lot of Hindu pilgrims swarming this top attraction for taking a holy bath to attain salvation (moksha).
Not only this, but believers also come to this religious place to immerse the ashes of their deceased relatives in the holy water of Sangam. As per the Hindu Mythology, the ashes of a deceased person must be immersed in the holy water of River Ganges in order to help them achieve moksha after death. At this place of tourist interest in Prayagraj, the famous Kumbh Mela is also held. One of the must-see things here is the evening Aarti which are held at Saraswati Ghat and Nehru Ghat that are located in the near proximity to Triveni Sangam. In order to relish the sights of the confluence, one can reach here from Qila Ghat where the boating facility is available.
Triveni Sangam stays open from Sunday to Saturday. One can visit the place on any day from 5:00 AM to 7:00 PM. However, the prefered time to visit Sangam is from 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM or 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.
The sacred site of Sangam can be visited any time during the year. However, the best time to visit the place is the winter season. Beginning in the month of October, the winter season in Prayagraj is all about pleasant weather condition which allows tourists to explore the region to its fullest. The season ends in the month of February.