Fatepur Sikri is Worlds Heritage site and mostly visited tourist spots of India. It is one of the popular specimen of Mughal Dynasty. It is situated at Agra (37 km away),Uttarpredesh. It was previously known as "Vijaypur Sikari". Fatepur name was derived from city Fatehabad, 'Fateh' means "victorious". It was build by Akbar between 1569 to 1585. This place is visited by many tourist from India and Outside of India.
|Fatepur Sikri Of Agra|
Best Time To Visit :
Best time to visit the place is from November to March when the weather is moderate and best for sightseeing.
Visiting Hour :
1 - 1:30 hour.
Entry Fee :
For Indians 50/- per person
For Foreigners 260/- per person
No entry fee for children's upto 15 years of age.
Attractions Of Fatepur Sikri :
Buland Darwaaza : Bulaand Darwaaza was built by Akbar, is the first step to the famous Fatepur Sikri. It is also known as ''the gateway of magnificence''. The Darwaaza is 35 mt wide and 54 mt high. Red stonework and white marble tiles are used to construct this Palace.
House Of The Turkish Sultana : It was the palace of Akbar's favorite wife, Sultana Ruqayya Begum. It was decorated by mirror tiles on it's walls and constructed in Turkish and Persian style.
Diwan-e-Alam : It is the place where emperor listening to the complains of peopler. It is also known as the house of the people audience.
Panch Mahal : It is one of the prominent palace of the fort. The Panch Mahal or five-stored palace was used by Akbar and his consorts.
Other Attractions are Jodha Bai's Palace, Sheikh Chishti Tomb, Daulat Khana etc.
Hotels Near Fatepur Sikri :
- Tourist Rest House, Agra
- Laxmi Vilas Palace Hotel, Agra
- Mango Hotels, Agra
- Hotel Clarks Shiraz
- The Taj Gateway Hotel Fatehabad Road, Agra
- Hotel Ranjit, Agra
- Hotel Crystal Retreat, Agra
- Hotel Crystal Inn, Agra
- Kadamb Kunj Resot, Agra
- Hotel Vrindavan, Agra
How To Reach :
By Air : Nearest Airport is Kheria Airport located 40 km from Agra. It is well connected with major cities of India. It has daily flight services like- Jet Airways, SpiceJet, Indian Airlines, Air India etc. Second nearest airport is Delhi International Airport. From Airport you can easily hire a taxi to reach your booked hotel near Fatepur Sikri.
By Train : Nearest station is Agra Cantt, located approximately 40 km away from Agra. It is well linked with major cities of India by Haldighati Pass, Avadh Express, Punjab Mail, Karnataka Express, Jhelum Express. Daily many super fast trains are available from this station. From outside the station you can get local vehicle easily.
By Road : Regular bus services are available from Fatepur Sikri. The place is also well connected with other cities of India. According to your demand super luxery, AC/NON AC, Volvo, state govt buses are available from this place.