Fatehpur Sikri


The city of Fatehpur Sikri has been accredited with the status of a World Heritage City for its numerous architectural wonders that were constructed by Emperor Akbar. The city was originally designed to serve as a capital city for Akbar, but acute water shortage led to the abandonment of the city. Today a ghost town, the stunning architecture of Fatehpur

Sikri has ensured that the city doesn't fade into oblivion even in the 21st century.

The city of Fatehpur Sikri is home to beautiful monuments that are an incredible fusion of Islamic and Hindu architecture, a reflection of Akbar's religious tolerance. Explore the heritage city of Fatehpur Sikri, which is just 40kms from Agra during your Agra Tour with us.

Some of the renowned structures located in the city of Fatehpur Sikri are the Buland Darwaza, Panch Mahal, The tomb of Salim Chisti and The Jama Masjid Mosque. Also play chess on life - size chessboard in Fatehpur Sikri where courtiers used to play the role of pieces in the older times. A tour of Fatehpur Sikri will lay bare all the city's charm by the way of excellent Mughal architecture.

The other tourist attractions of Agra are:

Agra History Taj Mahal
Map of Agra Agra Travel Guide
Shopping in Agra Trip From Agra

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