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Allahabad Fort

Minto Park, Allahabad 211002, India
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Ranked #11 of 37 Attractions in Allahabad
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Mukteshwar, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Located right on the banks of river Yamuna. The rampants overlook the sangam area. Its a nicely maintained fort with lot of space around for walks inside.

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Pune
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The Allahabad Fort is just a stone's throw from the Sangam. So if visit the Sangam, you might as well visit the Allahabad Fort built by Emperor Akbar. Most of is used by the Army and hence closed to the public. It has the Akshay Vat, Saraswati Koop and Patalpuri Temple are in the precincts. Nothing to write home about.

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Kodaikanal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Allahabad Fort was built by Emperor Akbar in 1583 AD. The massive fort stands on the banks of the river Yamuna near the confluence with river Ganges. Praised for it’s architectural design, the Allahabad Fort is the largest fort constructed by Akbar. This fort has three magnificent galleries which are flanked by high towers. At present, the fort is used... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Allahabad fort is situated on the bank of jamuna river. It is the largest fort constructed by Akbar. many wonderful things have to to see there

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Allahabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This fort is opposite to sangan. sangan is the place where 3 rivers unite. Now days you can see on limited part of the fort as other part is blocked by govt.. the fort was built by emperor Ashoka. Please be aware of people as they can irritate you by asking money every time. please visit Patalpuri temple.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This place is really nice especially the greenery the God's idol which is in the basement of the fort we went to this place with family my kid liked it a lot as it was little adventurous to go in the basement then so many God's idol we did small puja the experience was great, once we went in the... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

The fort was built by emperor Ashoka and was later maintained by Akbar. Fort is very old and most of it is occupied by army and only a limited area is open to visitors. The famous akshayvat tree is there and the Patalpuri temple is also here.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

I expeceted here to see i would be allowed to enter into the fort.. but i was allowed to enter only 25% of the fort area. maybe even less. this lies exactly opposite to sangam where three rivers Ganga yamuna and Saraswathi unite. Its a good fort no doubt but the people in the place make this place not so... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Saw this place from the outside and it looks very impressive. Unfortunately we were told that on the day that we were there that entry was not permitted. Would have been great to see the inside of the fort. Although, we were also told that tourists are not able to enter most of the fort as it is occupied by... More 

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Bodh Gaya, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Allahabad Fort is one of those places which could have been the most attractive monument of Allahabad had it not been under the control of the Ordance Factory. The high walls, the watch towers etc. visible from the outside leave such an impression that one regrets not being allowed to get a closer look. It has the potential to challenge... More 

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