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Fatehpur Sikri

Fatehpur Sikri
One among all World Heritage Sites of India, Fatehpur Sikri tops the list with its beautiful architectural beauty and rich historical significance. Located 37 km from Agra, the city of Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri even after four centuries of ts existence remains with its greater architectural beauty as it was earlier.

Now abandoned, Fatehpur Sikri or city of victory, built by great Mughal emperor Akbar, is better known for its architectural magnificence. Built between 1571 and 1585, Fatehpur Sikri sets one of the best example of Mughal architectural splendour, which is undoubtedly one of the best architectural and historical asset which the country has inherited from the past.

Walking amidst the red sandstone made courtyards and complexes, getting stunned with its architectural structure and its beauty is no wonder. The diverse and distinct architectural style of the complex let one explore an exquisite amalgam of Muslim and Hindu craftsmanship. Complexes like Diwan-i-Khas, Ankh-Michauli, Panch Mahal, Khwabgah (the palace of dreams), Jodha Bai’s Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jami Masjid and Buland Darwaza are places where one witnesses a comprehensive presentation of rich architectural beauty.

Must See & Do
Watch the architectural wonder of Mughal era: The magnificent complex made of red sandstone will show you a perfect amalgam of Hindu and Muslim architectural craftsmanship, which prevailed during the Mughal era.

Enjoy the religious and spiritual affinity: A visit to nearby Dargah of Sheikh Salim Chisti is must while you are at Fatehpur. As the Dargah is of deeper religious significance, a prayer before the Dargah has to be have in your schedule.

Capture the history in your camera: The best you can bring back to your home from this renowned monument will be its photographs. Whether you are gazing at the huge pillars of Diwan-I-Khas, 5-storey edifice of Panch Mahal or architectural intricacy of Jami Masjid, you will get strong reason to capture all of them in your camera.

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