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Allahabad Fort

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Allahabad Fort in Allahabad

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. The fort stands on the banks of the Yamuna near its confluence with the river Ganges. It is recognised by the Archaeological Survey of India as a monument of national importance. Today, the fort is under the control of the Indian Army and only a section of the fort is open to tourists.

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Uttar Pradesh, India
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81.8763248°N, 25.4293928°E
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Read what travellers has say..

Overall Rating:4.2

  '4' out of 5
"yeah ! 10 meter long Ashok Pillar.. when i become know that it was built 232 BC , just uhh?!! really :P"
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"A big fort.. Its architecture is very good .. It is Made from vast rocks.. Situated on the bank of yamuna river at triveni sangam .. Has a very big n high indian flag fluttering on top .. "
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"Great place to go inside if you actually get a pass, a majestic grand location, places to visit- Akshay vat , Ashokan pillar, presidents view pint."
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"Historical monument which is very much valuable to India.It was built by Akbar the Great."

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