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Fatehpur Sikri, India
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This place was capital of Mughal dynasty for brief period. It is 35 kms from Agra on a road to Jaipur. So if you are travelling to / from Jaipur, you can visit. This is one of the must places to visit. Also this place...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Uttar Pradesh needs to work up on its heritage sites.I had read so much about Fatehpur Sikri and was terribly disappointed as it is full of touts who are all out to fleece the tourists.There were hawkers and the guides forced us to buy their...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank KalpanaD99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fatehpur Sikri was founded in 16th century by Mughal Emperor Akbar. It is essentially a fortified city built by the king and had been the capital of his Empire for fifteen years. Now a UNESCO world heritage site and a famous tourist attraction, it is...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank bogdana509
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are visiting Taj Mahal in Agra don't miss Fatehpur Sikri, a must see ! A 2-hour tour offers a splendid opportunity for discovering this 17th designed architecture.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank jeanmichelb661
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Has more of a society feel than other forts and Palaces in the region. A large number of rooms for the people in the city. Lots of nice open spaces, gardens, water features and squares for big groups. The architecture and style is very similar...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Garon_Susanne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved this place! We had a fantastic guide and he was well worth the money. He was so informative and knowledgeable about the place that he was actually invaluable. He took some amazing photos for us which was a bonus. We didn’t feel...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Cheryllee1963
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the large car park you must take a CNG bus to the site. It was the capital of the Mughal Empire between 1572-85 and built for the emperor and his 3 wives of different religions. As a result, they all had to have their...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank carleton23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plan early morning viewing of Fatehpur Sikri. 2 hrs are enough. Take guide. I negotiated - Rs.200. Travel to Agra by 9.30 am. One can easily see Fatehpur, Sikri, Tajmahal and Agra fort in one day. Avoid art collection places suggested by guide. You will...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank SA6107
Reviewed 6 October 2019 via mobile

Built within ten years, lived in for five years, and then just sitting there through the centuries to let us see what a 16th century palace looks like. The present state of preservation is due to the archaeological activities of the British just before India...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank otmarg2014
Reviewed 4 October 2019

Fascinating buildings made of red sandstone with some lovely, unusual carvings. We had a knowledgeable local guide and would have loved to have spent longer here. Unfortunately, we were there at noon and the sun was very hot and bright. Had no idea that the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Response from Shailesh_kuwadekar | Reviewed this property |
maybe none, it's better to donate to the actual recepiant as the persons life will actually improve.