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Khwabgah

Fatehpur Sikri, India
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Khwabgah was Emperor Akbar private quarters. Meaning "Dream Palace" he had a library, small bedroom and bathroom, airy verandas on the upper floors and everything he needed to make this a little spot of paradise. Today it is surrounded by beautiful gardens and an ornamental pool.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Khwabgah translates roughly to 'Dream Palace' and was the private sleeping quarters of Emperor Akbar. Our guide told us that his sleeping platform had a ventilation shaft to bring in the gentle breezes and cool him. He also had channels of water running inside the building to cool the rooms. Not much is left here of the exotic decoration that... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

Building with numerous rooms however during our visit part of it was under ASI work but it is as beautiful as the rest of the structures in Sikri

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Khwabgah or the Dream Palace was conceived for Emperor Akbar's personal use. It has a separate room for the emperor to hold secret meetings with his nobles, a personal library with a number of books and official documents. The two storey red sandstone building is one of the most well planned buildings of Fatehpur Sikri.

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Bangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

Hi ,I would like to make every one cautious of the cheatings by some touts/Guides in Dargah in Fatehpursikri.When we Hired a guide He told that every one is offering clothes for poor here so we also agreed ,Later on he told that actually he was talking about offering chadars ,we were 3 of them so he told that u... More

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Dhaka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2011

Everything is ok but bad smell is disturbing. It is better to have a guide or to have book on Mughal Emperor's before visiting thiese locations of Fatehpur Sikri.

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