Top Attractions in Fatehpur Sikri, India

India, Fatehpur Sikri Guide (B): Top Attractions in Fatehpur Sikri, India

The fascinating city of Fatehpur Sikri is a popular tourist destination in Uttar Pradesh, India. The red sandstone city is just 35 km away from Agra. Fatehpur Sikri is one of the classy Mughal Architectures and built by Emperor Akbar in 1569. He ruled 12 years here between 1571 and 1585. During that time, this city was the capital of the Mughal Government. So what are those top tourist attractions in Fatehpur Sikri?

UNESCO’s World Heritage Site Fatehpur Sikri got some top attractions with the fantastic architectural design. Here you can get a unique combination of beauty in Indian Mughal architecture with a mix of Islamic, Hindu and Rajput style. This city got a history of victory and emotion behind its origin.

Emperor Akbar was not blessed with any children until he met one Sufi Saint named Shaikh Salim Chishti in Sikri. By the blessings of this Saint, Akbar’s Hindu wife Jodha Bai gave a birth to a baby boy, Salim. And then Akbar with his all respect and love for Saint Salim Chishti shifted the Mughal capital here and named the city as Fatehpur Sikri (The City of Victory). Later, he built one Shrine (Dargah) and here is the tomb of Shaikh Salim Chishti. This is now one of the tops visited religious spots and attractions in India. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Top Attractions in Fatehpur Sikri, India
Guide Location: India » Fatehpur Sikri
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Diwan-i-Khas   Buland Darwaza   Shrine of Shaikh Salim Chishti   Jama Masjid   Panch Mahal   Anup Talao   Pachisi Court   Turkish Sultana’s House   Jodha Bai’s Palace  
Author: Nafisa Habib
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