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Patalpuri Temple and Undying Banyan

Patalpuri temple and the Undying Banyan, Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh in India, are both situated in close proximity with each other on the same site. Patalpuri temple is situated in the Allahabad fort and is one of the Holy Places in Allahabad. The Patalpuri Temple, Allahabad is one of the most famous and oldest temples not only in Allahabad but also in India. Undying banyan tree also referred to as the 'Akshayavat' is again regarded as a holy tree. About the Undying Banyan Tree it is said that this tree would stand firm even when the entire world gets destroyed. The Patalpuri Temple and the Undying Banyan Tree at Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh in India is a major Tourist’s Attraction in Allahabad.

During the reign of Akbar, Akbar built the Allahabad Fort over the temple in the year 1583 and since then the temple lies within and under the fort. As per the Indian mythologies it is said that Lord Rama and Prahalada has also come to visit this old temple. Huan Tsang is also said to have visited the Patalpuri Temple and the Undying Banyan Tree at Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh in India. The Patalpuri Temple and the Undying Banyan has been stated in many ancient scriptures. Indian Mythologies state that people in the olden days use to throw themselves from the Undying Banyan Tree to attain salvation.

To get a visit of the holy Patalpuri Temple and the Undying banyan Tree while on a tour to Allahabad, one needs to get a permit from the Ordinance Depot or the Allahabad Tourist Office.

While on a Tour to Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh in India one should not miss out on visiting the Holy Places in Allahabad as those structures bears major importance and boasts of the rich Indian traditions and rituals.

Allahabad is easily accessible by roads and railways. Tourists planning to take a flight to reach Allahabad have to board the flights having destination at Varanasi and Kanpur. Local modes of transport can be availed to reach Allahabad from Varanasi and Kanpur. Allahabad’s reputation as one of the most holy city of India located in Uttar Pradesh.