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Fatehpur Sikri is a collection of some of the finest monuments of the Mughal time. In fact, this place Akbar’s capital during his reign. The monuments are preserved meticulously. This place reflects Akbar’s ideals and vision.

Places to see:

Jama Masjid: It is also called the Friday mosque or Dargah mosque. It is supposed to be a replica of the actual mosque at Mecca. The main entrance is a 54m high structure called the Buland Darwaza which marks Akbar’s victory over Gujarat at that time. The official entrance is called the Shahi Darwaza.

Tomb of Shaikh Salim Chisti: This tomb was built in 1570. Like the Taj Mahal and other monuments of the Mughal time, the lattice on the windows are carved out of marble which is just splendid. It consists of Islam Khan’s tomb also.

Place of Jodha Bai: This is the place where Jodha presided over other Hindu wives of Akbar. The walls are entirely made of stone latticework.

Birbal Bhawan: This is the place where Birbal, one of the nine gems of Akbar’s court stayed. The place also has a huge stable with a capacity to fill two hundred elephants, camels and horses.

Karawan Serai: This place was used by the visiting merchants.

Hiran Minar: This grave is built over Akbar’s favorite elephant.

Palace of Christian wife: This is place where Akbar’s Christian wife, Maryam from Goa stayed.

Panch Mahal: This consists of a five-storied building where Akbar used to spend his evenings with the women of the harem.

Diwan-i-Khaas: This place marks the throne of Akbar. It consists of a lotus shaped pillar over which lies a dome.

Diwan-i-Aam: This place is a huge hallway suitable for big public gatherings.

How to reach:

By air: The nearest airport is the Agra airport.

By rail: The nearest railway station is the Fatehpur Sikri railway station well connected to the rest of the country by train.

By road: It is well connected to other parts of the state by UPSRTC buses apart from tourists buses and taxis. 

16.6 °C
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Humidity: 36%
Wind : 0.63 mt/sec towards NW

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Best Time To Visit : NOV DEC JAN FEB
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