The Allahabad Fort is located in the city of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Known for its distinctive design, construction and craftsmanship, this fort is located at the confluence of the Ganges and the Yumana. This fort was built in 1583 AD. It is the largest fort built by the Mughal emperor Akbar. This fort is now used by the Indian Army. For ordinary citizens, except for some parts, entry into the rest is prohibited. Tourists are allowed to see Ashoka Pillar, Saraswati Kup and Jodha Bai Mahal. It is said that the fort has the Akshaya Vat i.e. the immortal tree. However, this tree is in a restricted area of the fort where special permission is required from the authorities to reach it.