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Fatehpur Sikri is 37km from Agra.It was capital of Mugal Empire Akbar .
It was founded in 1569 AD,it took 15 years to construct ,was completed in 1584AD.
Fatehpur Sikri is now a World Heritage site.Because of water scarcity,later Akbar shifted his capital to Agra.First it was called Sikri,after Akbar victory at Gujara 1573,it was named as "Fateh pur Sikri" means a Victory town."
Still you can see 50ft high walls,enclosing the city,3 sided battel wall,one side artificial lake..
Now no water in lake,:)&main places still well maintained are,Palace&Jama Masjid building.
When you visit to Agra,its near to Agra,My suggestion is Fatehpur Sikri must see place.
Plz check it out more pics for my travalogue.
This is only white building at redstone city.This Sheikh saleem chisti dargha&near red stone building is Islam khan's tomb.
Panch Mahal from Garden view..:)) You cant help it take pic of, this beautiful mahal in all sides.
- Pros:All monuments,worth to have a look.
- In a nutshell:Buland Darwaja inviting us !!!!! :))
Near Entracne ticket counter can see this map. Its stone map of Fatehpur Sikri,gives you idea of what all places to... more travel advice
The Lotus stone throne, where Akbar used to sit,when he meet his ministers, they sit four side of the kisoks. This... more travel advice
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