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line of hindu pilgrims at temple gate

The lines to enter this temple are segregated by gender.­ In front, the women's line.­

Photo taken in Daraganj during the Kumbh Mela 2013 festival near Allahabad (India)

Kumbh Mela is the largest festival on Earth, taking place once every 12 years, with more than 50 million Hindu pilgrims gathering to pray and bathe in the holy Ganges river.­

For more photos and info about the Kumbh Mela festival, read the description of the photo album.

Baand Marg, Allahabad fort, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh 211005, India