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1000 year old tree

This is inside the fort of allahabad belived to be of 1000 years old.the priest told that lord... read more

Reviewed February 6, 2018
lakshmikandappan
,
Chennai (Madras), India
ALSO KNOWN AS PRAYAG VAT

This is a sacred vat tree located within the Patalpuri Temple at the Allahabad Fort. On one day... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2017
Kumar M
,
Bokaro Steel City, India
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Patalpuri Temple, Allahabad 211002, India
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Reviewed February 6, 2018

This is inside the fort of allahabad belived to be of 1000 years old.the priest told that lord ram,krishna,Buddha sat under this tree during their visit to this place. There is a temple under the ground level here.

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Reviewed August 21, 2017

This is a sacred vat tree located within the Patalpuri Temple at the Allahabad Fort. On one day during the Kumbh Mela, the site is open to all the pilgrims. Akshay vat is also known as Prayag vat.Prayag vat is the safe home of the...More

1  Thank Kumar M
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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Most awful experience. Priests are no less than extortionists. You cannot enjoy the temple at all for being accounted for money at every angle. State very firmly, even aggressively, from the very start that you want to left and not spoken to and wish to...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2017

This is a banyan tree, people believe that this tree is from the time of Lord Rama and still alive, this is a very big tree inside that 5% open area of Allahabad Fort

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Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

This is under military and has strict visit timings. The place is calm and serene. Beware of pandits there

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Reviewed January 2, 2017

Holy banyan tree situated within the Allahabad fort on the banks of river Yamuna. The Patalapuri temple is also here. The claim is that Sri Rama rested under the tree, Shuka muni preached Mahabharath to Parikshith Raj here. The tree is above the ground level,...More

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Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile

Akshay vat is a banian tree, standing there more than 5000 years. Shriram has did his father's "PIND DAN" under this tree. In a medieval age this place became sucide place, people at that time believing that if they died under that tree they will...More

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Reviewed September 21, 2016

Yes, this is the only thing they wish for. MONEY MONEY and MONEY. Pandits dont even bother about pooja. As soon as you reach the temple, Pandits will start extracting money from you (if you pay less- its curse).

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Reviewed August 11, 2016

Akshay vat is located very near to Allahabad Fort on the banks of river Yamuna. It is believed that this tree which is banyan tree is blessed by Lord Rama for immortality. Lord Rama performed Pind daan under the tree on the banks of River...More

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Reviewed June 30, 2016

The tree stands just like any other tree with no charm to attract for sight seeing. Can easily give it a skip as you will not be identify it as anything different form any other tree.

1  Thank Dev1972
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