Holiday Trip in Fatehpur Sikri

Historical Excursion with Fatehpur Sikri Holiday Packages

Fatehpur Sikri essentially used to be the historical capital of twin village of Fatehpur and Sikri. At present, the city is situated amidst barren ridge. Fatehpur Sikri was established by Emperor Akbar. This fascinating ghost city is a testimony to the Mughal civilization and offers a unique example of architectural collection of very high quality that constructed during 1571 and 1585. The literal meaning of Fatehpur Sikri is the City of Victory and it is a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Fatehpur Sikri Holiday Packages
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What to Visit in Fatehpur Sikri

Buland Darwaza:
It is a 15-story high gateway that is situated on the Northeastern entrance of the city of Fatehpur Sikri to safeguard it. This building is said to be constructed in the year 1575. It was specially made by Emperor Akbar to celebrate his victory. The huge structure is approached by a vertical journey of 42 steps, which add height and magnificence to the whole structure.
Fatehpur Sikri Fort:
Fatehpur Sikri Fort complex is comprised of several important architectures. Those architectures include Private Living Quarter, Miriam Palace, Jodhabai' s Palace , Diwan- e-Aam and Diwan-e-Khas.
Panch Mahal:
Built similar to a Buddhist Temple, this was mainly a pleasure palace of Emperor Akbar. He used to visit this for relaxation and entertainment. The structure has been designed in a way that each story is pillared. The whole structure is well-ventilated and was styled to give break from the steaming summers of Agra.
Salim Chisti Tomb:
Khwaza Salim Chisti is a very famous sufi saint that has strong connections with this place. On his name, the tomb was built. It appears like a marble Jewel-box that was built originally with Red-sandstone. Later on, it was converted into marble one. The exterior of this tomb is also amazing.

Best Time to Visit Fatehpur Sikri

Fatehpur Sikri experiences extreme climates. Get information about its weather before booking Fatehpur Sikri holiday packages. Summers in this place come with high temperature that reaches up to 45° C with intense humidity. Summer starts in March and remains till July. The monsoon season has an average rainfall. Winter Season lasts between November and February. The weather is soothing in this season. The best time for Fatehpur Sikri trip is between November and February.

Things to Buy in Fatehpur Sikri

Shopping in Fatehpur Sikri doesn't offer you much, except some regular use items. For shopping delights, you can visit Agra where you get numerous shopping opportunities.

How to Reach Fatehpur Sikri

If you are planning a Fatehpur Sikri travel then explore how you can reach there. This is a popular tourist destination and is well-connected with rest of India.
By Air
Kheria Airport is located 6 km away from Agra and Fatehpur Sikri is 45 km distant from Agra. Kheria Airport is connected with various cities like Delhi, Varanasi, Mumbai and Khajuraho. On arrival at this airport, you can take other transport to reach Fatehpur Sikri.
By Train
Fatehpur Sikri can be reached easily by trains as Agra Cant Railway station has excellent connectivity with other cities of India through trains. The station is 45 km away from the town and has regular express and superfast trains from various cities of India. On arrival at the station, one can take prepaid taxis to reach Fatehpur Sikri.
By Road
Fatehpur Sikri is well-connected with different cities by road and buses from Mathura, Delhi, Chandigarh, Kanpur, Lucknow, and Varanasi are available to visit this historical destination.
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