Visit to Fatehpur Sikri in India
Fatehpur Sikri tours
and delve in the beauty of the land that stands for ‘victory’ and ‘Bravado’
Enroute visit to Fatehpur Sikri
and take home the finest memories of one of the most powerful dynasties of Medieval India
Fatehpur Sikri Package Tours
The fact that victory belongs to the most persevering, comes to life when one takes a heritage tour to Fatehpur Sikri. This magnificent fortified ancient city, 40km west of Agra, was the short-lived capital of the Mughal Empire between 1572 and 1585, during the reign of Emperor Akbar. Its well connectivity and accessibility from the city of Agra, Uttar Pradesh, comes as a blessing in disguise and an excellent reason for planning a day trip from Delhi to Fatehpur Sikri. Interiors of Fatehpur Sikri, boast of Masterpieces (fine blend of Persian and Mughal architecture) monuments like “The Buland Darwaza, an enormous gateway with height of 54 meters, built in the year 1575 to celebrate Emperor Akbar's success in conquering Gujarat. Diwan-i-Khas- Hall (Popularly known as the "Ekstambha Prasada”), served as the royal chamber of Emperor Akbar and is decorated with fine sculpture and precious stones. The Panch Mahal, a five storey building which was meant to be the shelter of the royal ladies and mistresses, ranks among the most fascinating buildings in Fatehpur Sikri, offering a panoramic view of the surrounding area. Tomb of Salim Chisti, built, in the name of Sufi saint Shaikh Salim Chisti, who predicted the birth of an heir to the Mughal throne is well known for its delicate carvings. Jama Masjid, remains the largest mosque till date. Presence of such complex monuments and temples, only does pure justice to the name “Fatehpur Sikri”, meaning City of Victory. Book your city tour packages to Fatehpur Sikri now and enjoy a mesmerizing historical journey into the medieval India’s most powerful empire of all times, the Mughal Era.
Fatehpur Sikri tour packages
Ranked as the UNESCO, world heritage site, its well connectivity and easy access from the city of Agra, makes “Fatehpur Sikri”, popularly known as the city of Victory, is the most visited places in India. The uniformity in the architectural style of the monuments built inside of Fatehpur Sikri, enhances the popularity quotient of the place. To name a few masterpieces are the “The Buland Darwaza, as enormous as 54 metres in height, opens itself into the india’s largest mosque, the Jama Masjid followed by the breathtaking panoramic view of the surrounding area, the Panch Mahal, a 5 storey fascinating building used as the shelter for royal ladies and mistresses. By booking a city tour to Fatehpur Sikri, one may get a chance to explore the Palace of Jodha Bai, Birbal Bhawan, Diwan-i-Aam and Karawan Serai, specimens of grand Mughal and Persian architecture.