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Patalpuri Temple


Patalpuri temple is an underground temple located within the Allahabad fort. Believed to have been visited by Lord Rama, the temple was also seen by the famous Chinese traveler and writer Huan Tsang.

The undying banyan tree or 'Akshaya Vata' within the Patalauri temple, has found mention in the description of several ancient scriptures, writers and historians. It is said that this tree would stand firm even when the entire world gets destroyed. 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, one needs to get a permit from the Ordinance Depot or the Allahabad Tourist Office.

  Nearby Attractions
›› Allahabad Fort
›› Minto Park
›› Hanuman Temple
›› Nag Vasuki Temple
›› Mankameshwar Temple
›› Beni Madhav Temple
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