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An Old Harem

Birbal Bhavan is one of the many buildings situated within the Fatehpur Sikri Fort. Built in 1571... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
House of Birbal

Raja Birbal was one of the navratna or nine jewels of Emperor Akbar's court. He was one of the... read more

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| near Jodha Bai Palace, Fatehpur Sikri, India

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Birbal Bhavan is one of the many buildings situated within the Fatehpur Sikri Fort. Built in 1571 reputedly to house Akbar's harem it ended up becoming home to his favourite courtier Raja Birbal Bhavan. It combines Mughal type of architecture with Persian art. It is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Raja Birbal was one of the navratna or nine jewels of Emperor Akbar's court. He was one of the prime minister to the court. His two storied Palace is one of the prominent structure in Fatehpur Sikri, located near the northwest corner of Jodhbai’s Palace....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One part of the Fatehpur Sikri ghost city. Definitely recommend a guide or audio guide to be able to appreciate the history of this ghost city and understand about all the different areas of the complex.

Thank cg2792
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is the quarters of Birbal the minister of Akbar. Its situated quite near to the queens and kings residences

Thank JijuMathew
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Birbal created for his 9 gems to take decisions and this place is simple if you wish you can visit and have a look

Reviewed 11 September 2017

Nothing fascinating, but you do feel good as Birbal used to be our one of the favorite childhood character in stories.

Thank Jay S
Reviewed 29 August 2017

While Taj Mahal is the start attraction of Agra, Fatehpur Sikri is a not to be missed attraction! The unique fort outside Agra, with beautiful inner courtyards and palaces is a must see. I am not sure if Birbal did live here, but it must...More

Thank PrachiChi
Reviewed 22 August 2017

the king akbar created it for his best person from his 9 jewels this was d place for birbal having beautiful carvings

Thank mayankgupta26
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Birbal bhawan get a nostalgic feeling of our childhood stories of akbar-birbal .. the stories were true and even the characters.. a beautiful place well maintained by authorities.. Must see

Thank ravikantpandey
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Amazing architecture and craftsmanship. This place is devoted to Birbal. Do hire a local guide to show you around.

Thank sidsmitha
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