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Address: Fatehpur Sikri, India
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Great construction....must visit place. ..but is there lack of cleaniless..place cud be developed further. ...hawkers are too irritating

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Vineet M
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Jaipur, India
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Magnificent, as the name means is all i can say. The sheer size of this enormous gate left me wondering. Its really worth the climb. Agra is all about taj mahal, but Fatehpur Sikri is something that must not be missed.. just for this building at least.. I was there in August 2012.

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Thank Arnab M
Jaipur, India
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great construction....must visit place. ..but is there lack of cleaniless..place cud be developed further. ...hawkers are too irritating

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Thank Vineet M
Agra, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Buland gate has been built by the Akbar around 400 years ago ,it is on the main entrance of the heritage monument Fatehpur sikri ,it is maintained by ASI

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Thank Arkay5255
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's another master piece of akbar. Tall and magnificent structure which will make you wonder about the imagination of akbar. Loved this place totally but hawkers did not allow us to see this place peacefully. They just follow you everywhere which doesn't leave you with much option but to see the place quickly and move out. Also, you cannot take... More 

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Thank Gita W
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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370 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 844 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Buland darwaja or victory gate is a symbol of akbar's victory over gujarat. Wonderfully made with beautiful architecture..simply a master piece. Its asia's highest gateway. A must visit part of fatehpur. Now a days you may find many food and art piece seller around the gate. Government should not allow them to maintain the place as it was.

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Thank Lalbahadur
Pune
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 911 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fatehpur sikri built by mughal king Akbar. Buland darwaja is main gate for fatehpur. Its huge in size and built in typical mughal architecture. Nice place to visit if u r in agra.

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Thank priteshkulkarni
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this place on recommendation by our driver but he did actually warn us the hawkers are quite bad here. But they are shocking.....ruined our whole experience because we never felt comfortable. We never entered the mosque because we were over this place and left

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Thank Jamie1239
Gurgaon, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Buland Darwaza... The authority in the name promises so much, however, one visit to the place and all the expectations seem empty. No doubt, it is an architectural marvel of ancient India, and has a rich past, still its painful to see no effort being made to preserve and showcase it. First the good points... grandiose structure... which stood the... More 

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Thank Gaurav_Khattar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

This is really a marvellous piece of architecture. It's such a huge monument. They say it's the tallest darwaza in the world. This should be a must on your checklist if you are in and around agra.

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Thank Sandesh M
National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

We have been to this place more than once. But it's good to visit everytime. Fatehpur sikri is a good weekend getaway for all northindians.

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