Patalpuri Temple

Important information

  • Location: Allahabad fort, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh 211005
  • Best time to visit : October to March is best time to visit the Patalpuri Temple.
  • Nearest Railway Station : Allahabad Junction at a distance of nearly 6.8 kilometres from Patalpuri Temple.
  • Nearest Airport : Bamrauli Airport at a distance of nearly 117.3 kilometres from Patalpuri Temple.
  • Attractions: The temple, The Akshayavat tree, The Allahabad Fort.
  • Did you Know: The temple has an undying banyan tree which is famous for attain salvation and Lots of idols of every type of Hindu deity.

Patalpuri Temple is a Hindu temple which is situated in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad. Allahabad's name has been changed 'Prayagraj' by the Uttar Pradesh Government in October 2018, which is the old name of this place. Patalpuri temple is one of the oldest temples of Allahabad. Patalpuri Temple and the Undying Banyan tree is located near to each other. Patalpuri Temple is located inside Allahabad Fort. Patalpuri Temple is a temple situated under the earth which is known by its name. This fort was built in 1583 during the reign of Akbar. The Amar Banyan tree is known as 'Akshayavat'. This tree is considered very sacred. It is said about the Undying Banyan tree that this tree will be standing even when the entire world is destroyed. This place is one of the main tourist places of Allahabad (Prayagraj).

It is believed that Lord Rama and Prahalada visited this Patalpuri temple. Famous Chinese traveler and writer Hiuen Tsang visited this temple during his visit to India.


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