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Fatehpur Sikri, Agra



Visitor Information
Famous for : History Buffs Photo Fanatics
Entrance Fee: 260 per person
Visiting Time: All days 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM except Friday
Visit Duration: Arround 1 hours

This was the capital of Mughal Empire during the reign of Akbar. Later, he shifted the capital to Agra. The fort in this place is a rich attraction. It is a world heritage site. The right time to visit this fort is between November and February.

This place is connected to all surrounding cities through roadways. This fort is one of the architectural marvels of Akbar. It has a lot of monuments inside the fort.

Buland Darwaza is the gateway that is the largest in the world. It was built in 16th century and is a mixture of both Persian and Mughal styled architecture.

Diwan-i-Khas Hall is the royal chamber. It is filled with precious stones and finest sculptures. Panch Mahal is a five storey building where the queens and mistresses stayed. From the top of this mahal, you can get a wonderful panoramic view of the whole city. The tomb has a lot of fine carvings and considered to be a religious spot.

Apart from these, you can also find the palace of Birbal, Jodha Bai, Karawan Serai and many other monuments. It is one of the important places to visit if you love architecture and history.


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