Jodha Bai Palace in Fatehpur Sikri

This was an integral part of the royal harem

This was an integral part of the royal harem | Photo credit: Anupamg /Wikimediacommons

Jodha Bai Palace Overview

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Bearing testimony to India’s golden past is the grand Jodha Bai Palace in Fatehpur Sikri. One of the integral parts of the royal harem, this red sandstone building was constructed for the noble Hindu queen. The place was replete with all facilities and safety measures for the convenience and protection of the regal woman. For safety, the palace just had a single doorway that was protected by guards at all times.

While visiting the palace, you will observe various Hindu motifs such as srivatsa mark, parrots, lotus flowers, elephants and swans adorning its interiors. The western suite in the complex of the palace is believed to have been a temple with intricately carved pillars with brackets. Besides, the tiles used on the walls and chattris of this magnificent structure bear resemblance to Arabsesque design. Step into this palace to get an insight into the royal lifestyle of Mughal queens.

  • Photo Opp

    The magnificent Jodha Bai Palace offers a perfect setting for you to click some amazing pictures. So, do not forget to take a camera while visiting this grand palace.

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Dadupura, Fatehpur Sikri, 283110, Uttar Pradesh