Travel to Fatehpur Sikri is an exciting part of your Rajputana
Splendour tour. Fatehpur Sikri tour means you will have to
travel a mere 26 miles from Agra. Countless buses and autos
ply on these routes.
UNESCO has declared Fatehpur Sikri as a World Heritage Site,
keeping in mind its architectural excellence. Fatehpur Sikri
is situated on the Vindhyayan Mountains and overlooks a scenic
Fatehpur Sikri was the capital of the Mughal Empire between
1571 and 1585. This splendid little city was built by emperor
Akbar. He named it 'Fateh' (meaning victory) after his conquest
over Gujarat rulers.
Akbar built the city of Fatehpur Sikri to express gratitude
to Salim Chisti, one of the most renowned Muslim saints, who
had blessed the king with three sons.
Travel to Fatehpur Sikri entails a tour of a town planned
to the minutest detail. Architecture of the palaces and mosques
spells creative magic.
During your Rajputana Splendour tour, you will be taken through
a guided tour of Fatehpur Sikri. The city has quite a few
The Buland Darwaza is the gateway to the Jama Masjid.
Built in 1575, it is about 54 meters high and is designed
with precious stones and marbles.
The Diwan-e-Aam was the public address hall. The Diwan-e-Khas
was the private hall for special guests of the king. The
hall has a circular platform that is supported by a central
pillar having ornamented brackets.
Akbar's wife, Jodha Bai's Palace is soaked in Gujarati
architectural splendor. The Naubat Khana was the drum
house meant for announcement of important arrivals. The Anup
Talao was the recreation zone where singing genius Tansen
entertained Akbar's guests.
The Panch Mahal is the five-storeyed pavilion of winds originally
used by royal women. It is the most distinctive feature of
your tour of Fatehpur Sikri. The Panch Mahal offers a panoramic
view of the incredible city.
Travel to Fatehpur Sikri is a must if you wish to explore
the brilliance of Mughal architecture.
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