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Address: Minto Park, Allahabad 211002, India
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Historic fort

This fort was made by Akbar the great on the bank of river Yamuna. It has high fencing. The building is good but now in the custody of Indian army. It covers a huge area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 11, 2015
Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
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Allahabad, India
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The largest fort built by Akbar, the Allahabad Fort is a popular tourist attraction in Allahabad. It was one of the most prized citadels of the Mughal Empire. Today, the fort is under the control of the Indian Army and only a section of the fort is open to tourists. Built in 1583, the fort is near the confluence of... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rushed with great expectations after going through the history, but what a mess! Ill-maintained crowd. A total chaos!

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Chennai (Madras), India
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63 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a magnificent structure which has stood as witness to great pre-Independence history of India. This was a Mughal fortification and had accommodated many royal families. Its now under Indian Army's Control and they have their guest houses and some of the military establishments. The entire fort is not accessible to the public. Only the Hanuman mandir, Akshay Vat temple... More 

Thank Anand U
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Only parts of the fort are accessible to general public. The majority of fort is in the possession of the Indian army and is not open to public. Had the opportunity of going around the entire fort in the past. It is beautiful.

Thank Meenal S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Stand at the bank of river yamuna, the fort is closed for public. look elegent while watching from river side.

3 Thank Manish B
Vadodara, India
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173 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

A very large old fort. As some one explained one of the largest fort of UP. Major part is occupied by army. Great location very near to sangam.

Thank NayanKothari
Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

This fort was made by Akbar the great on the bank of river Yamuna. It has high fencing. The building is good but now in the custody of Indian army. It covers a huge area.

Thank SanjaiShukla
New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

One of the best Fort of Uttar Pradesh,The fort stands on the banks of the Yamuna near its confluence with the river Ganges. fort was built by emperor Ashoka and was later maintained by Akbar. fort was unrivalled for its design, construction and craftsmanship Fort is very old and most of it is occupied by army and only a limited... More 

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Limassol, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Very interesting place and quite big in size, even though one cannot visit much of the Fort. There is a very nice temple inside the courtyard. Would recommend a visit. There are some women outside who change paper money with coins. Get some change as there are many many temples within the temple and they are asking for money in... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Allahabad for is built by Moghal emperor Akber in 1583. It is a huge and biggest structure located on the banks of Yamuna river near the sangam.

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