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Fatehpur Sikri, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Plan early morning viewing of Fatehpur Sikri. 2 hrs are enough. Take guide. I negotiated - Rs.200. Travel to Agra by 9.30 am. One can easily see Fatehpur, Sikri, Tajmahal and Agra fort in one day. Avoid art collection places suggested by guide. You will...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Built within ten years, lived in for five years, and then just sitting there through the centuries to let us see what a 16th century palace looks like. The present state of preservation is due to the archaeological activities of the British just before India...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fascinating buildings made of red sandstone with some lovely, unusual carvings. We had a knowledgeable local guide and would have loved to have spent longer here. Unfortunately, we were there at noon and the sun was very hot and bright. Had no idea that the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank justmarigold
Reviewed 1 week ago

There's lots to see here, including a mosque in use today and three palaces. Fatehpur Sikri is a red sand stone fortified city built by emperor Akbar as his new capital. It was abandoned after his death due to lack of water in the surrounding...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The architecture was beautiful, but it was hard to take the time to look around as we were constantly bombarded by young children offering to help / guide for a fee / asking for chocolate / asking for money for their school collection. Our group...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jacaydan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is very good historical place in india . Dont forget to go to panch mahal . I liked a place a lot . Wonderful place.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Jain2525
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was very disappointed in this and honesty feel I should have stayed at my hotel and read a book or used their day spa instead. I don't mind traveling to see something but I felt this was a let down and the rouse to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank DeaStrega
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fatehpur Sikri is a Mughal monument located close to Agra and around 200 Kms from Delhi. It is steeped in Mughal history and architecture. It was one of the capital of Mughal Emperor Akbar. It has got a dargah inside. But be very aware about...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank tVikasg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently visit at Delhi for Some Work. So, I Visited Fatehpur Sikri is a small city in northern India, just west of Agra, founded by a 16th-century Mughal emperor. Red sandstone buildings cluster at its center. Buland Darwaza gate is the entrance to Jama...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s worth the trip from Agra, whilst you are visiting the Taj... less crowds than Delhi’s red fort and far more interesting. Next door is also a large striking mosque. The usual parking/bus scams fees apply.

Date of experience: September 2019
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