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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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