Fatehpur Sikri Tour Packages takes you to the magnificent Fatehpur Sikri which was built by the Mughal emperor Akbar. It is situated near the city of Agra which is famous for the Taj Mahal monument. It is said that Akbar came here to seek the blessings of a sufi saint Salim for a son. He decided to build Fatehpur Sikri after that and the construction started in 1571. This is a world heritage site and can be explored with the Fatehpur Sikri Tour Packages. This is an important tourist destination for the Muslims and a well known historical site. The whole complex is made with red sandstone which had been used for many other Mughul constructions. A lot of marble has also been used and one gets to see a blend of Hindu, Jain and Islamic features here. One should not miss visiting this historical site in the state of Uttar Pradesh with Fatehpur Sikri Tour Packages.
With Fatehpur Sikri Tour Packages, one can visit the tomb of Salim Chishti. This holy tomb is inside the complex and many people come here to offer their prayers to the saint. The Agra gate is intricately made and is at the entrance. Naubatkhana is the place from where announcements were made when important people arrived here. Explore the Diwan-i-am with the Fatehpur Sikri Tour Packages which was the hall where the daily darbar was held. It was a hall for the public and is surrounded by gardens.
Diwan-i-khas was the hall for private audience and was also known as the Jewel House. Birbal's house which was where Birbal stayed can also be seen. Jodha bai's Palace was the private place of Jodhabai who was the wife of the emperor. Book the Fatehpur Sikri Tour Packages to see this interesting palace which has covered seats at a height for the ladies. This was made for the ladies to see the outer courtyard while staying covered.
One can also see the Pachisi court and the Panch Mahal when you take the Fatehpur Sikri Tour Packages. The Pachisi court is unique as it is believed that people were used as pawns to play the board game pachisi. Panch Mahal is a beautiful structure and one can get a panoramic view from top of this Mahal. The doorway is known as Bulund Darwaza and is decorated intricately with verses from the holy Quran. The Bulund Darwaza was built to commemorate the victory of Gujarat. See the various monuments in the complex of Fatehpur Sikri with the Fatehpur Sikri Tour Packages.
One can visit the other places of interest around Fatehpur Sikri like the Agra Fort, Taj Mahal, tomb of Akbar and the temples around. Fatehpur Sikri was actually a capital city which was made out of a twin village of Fatehpur and Sikri near Agra. This city has a rich historical background and right from the entrance of the complex this monument is beautiful. It is a blend of various religious architectural designs and one cannot miss seeing this world heritage site with Fatehpur Sikri Tour Packages.
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