Things to Do in Fatehpur Sikri

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  • Ramzan Fair

    Ramzan Fair

    During the period of Ramzan, the Dargah of Sheikh Salim Chishti organises a fair where traditional handicrafts and other items are displayed. You can enjoy elephant and camel rides with your children if visiting the city during this time. Adding to the entertainment is the folk music or mushaira that ...

  • Buland Darwaza

    Buland Darwaza

    Buland Darwaza, also known as the ‘Gate of Magnificence’, is one of the largest gateways in the world with a height of 54 metres. This 15-storey grand entrance narrates the success saga of the great Mughal emperor Akbar and was built to celebrate his victory over Gujarat. Showcasing a perfect ...

    Monument Landmark
  • Jodha Bai Palace

    Jodha Bai Palace

    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 ...

  • Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti

    Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti

    One of the finest examples of Mughal architecture and a noted religious centre for Muslims is the Dargah or Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti in Fatehpur Sikri. Emperor Akbar had this tomb built in the honour of Sufi Saint Salim Chisti between 1571 and 1580. The saint was a successor ...

  • Diwan-E-Khas


    Diwan-E-Khas, also known as the Hall of Private Audiences, is a grand chamber in Fatehpur Sikri. This is where Emperor Akbar had discussions with people about the faiths belonging to different religions.

    This square-shaped structure features four chhatris and is extremely popular for its intricately carved ...

  • Khwabgah


    One of the most beautiful structures of the palatial Fatehpur Sikri complex is Khwabgah or the Dream Palace. Built using red sandstone, the impressive edifice was constructed for the great Mughal King Akbar and was attached to the Daftar Khana (office) of the royal complex.

    There ...

  • Hiran Minar

    Hiran Minar

    Hiran Minar, also called the Tower of Antelope, is a grand 21.34 metres tall tower. It was named after the Mughal emperor Jahangir converted the region surrounding the tower into a deer (hiran) sanctuary. An interesting feature of this tower is that upto the height of 3.91 metres, it is ...