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Fatehpur Sikri

A city, prevalently made of red sandstone, Fatehpur Sikri was at one time the capital of Mughal Emperor Akbar. It is presently an UNESCO world legacy site and an acclaimed vacation destination. The city offers a fine case of Akbar's design artfulness. Fatehpur Sikri can be characterized as the remarkable mix of structural magnificence and also religious convictions. This landmark was worked by Akbar to respect Sheik Salim Chisti, whose forecast materialized.

Fatehpur Sikri was the capital of the Mughal Empire for a long time. It is presently an UNESCO world legacy site. At the point when the prediction worked out as expected, Akbar manufactured the new capital in Sikri. Alongside it, he assembled a dazzling mosque which is still being used today. He manufactured three royal residences for each of his most loved spouses, one a Hindu, one a Muslim and one a Christian. The city could be considered as an Indo-Islamic Masterpiece. Fatehpur Sikri is encased by a 11 km long fortress divider which has different entryways. You can go on a one day trip from Agra to Fatehpur Sikri.

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Uttar Pradesh, India
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Time people usually spend here:
2.5 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
27.0910000°N, 77.6610000°E
Distance from Agra city center to Fatehpur Sikri
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