Fatehpur Sikri Agra
Fatehpur Sikri History
Fatehpur Sikri Architecture-
Places to Visit in Fatehpur Sikri-
It is the pride of Fatehpur Sikri and considered as a highest gateway in the world, it is an another finest example of Mughal Architecture. It was built by Akbar in 1576 after getting victory over Gujarat.
It is a pyramid style architecture which has 5 stories. The structure is also known as “Badgir” . At the time of King Akbar It is used for theatrical and musical performances.
A hall for public gathering, Diwan-i-Aam, it is a place where the king used to meet with general public, and heard their petition and give judgment according to the situation. It is a large open space under the palace.
A private audience hall of King, is situated in the north east of Fatehpur Sikri. It is a plain square building which is famous for its central pillar. Some of the historian think that it was an repository of Gems and King is used to come here for jewels.
Sekh Salim Chisti Tomb –
It was built in 1981 and completely made up of white marble and a perfect blend of Hindu and Islamic Architecture.
Birbal is one of the closets minister to King Akbar, the Birbal house is also a place to visit inside the Fatehpur Sikri palace.