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Address: Fatehpur Sikri, India
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Majestic monument

It is an iconic symbol of Mughal rule in India, we are acquainted with the picture since our school days. At the very first sight it evokes an awe to the viewer. The fortified... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is an iconic symbol of Mughal rule in India, we are acquainted with the picture since our school days. At the very first sight it evokes an awe to the viewer. The fortified entrance to the fort, it was a great architectural feat judged by the contemporary standard in the 16th century. People/visitors will no doubt look up and... More 

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Agra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is one of the tallest door of the world.This gate was built by the third mughal king Akbar commemorate the victory of Gujarat. This is one of the big attraction in Fatehpur sikri and the tomb of sheikh salim chisti and the mosque are also very interesting to visit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Buland Darwaza complex is showcases the architectural excellence of our country. The complex is a great archaeological heritage and I feel proud that it has been preserved. One should be wary of the local Guides as they play with the religious sentiments of the visitors and in the name of providing guided tour act more as an agents of... More 

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Agra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

buland darwaza was constructed by akbar in 1602 A.D. to commemorate his victory over gujarat. it towards the south of jama masjid.

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Mangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was the gate through which the emperor entered after being victorious in the war. It is on one side of the surrounding walls.

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Lucknow, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Built by Akbar during 1576 A.D. it really huge you may not capture it through a normal camera. It took many years to complete this single door to built.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Buland Darwaza also referred as "Gate of Magnificence" is a high gateway built by Emperor Akbar in 16th Century A.D. This gate leads to the complex which has the Jama Masjid and the Tomb of Sufi Saint Salim Chisti. Buland Darwaza is an architecturally rich structure. It is made of red and buff standstone and decorated with white and black... More 

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Ghaziabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

This is a must visit place in fatehpur sikri. A reflection of prosperity of ancient India. But stay away of the agents there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

I been here when i was kid...I Read about this in Alex Rutherford's Series of Moghul... And finally I was here...and first word came out of mouth was..."Sahi mai buland" (trully huge) A big gateway to enter in the campus of jama masjid and Salim chisti's Dargah..a big gate with big doors .and the view of entire fatehpur sikri was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

I highly recommend a guide for two reasons, one is they know and it helps to know more details and also they know how picture perfect the monuments are. Still standing tall and Majestic, Jodha and Akbar stayed here, near Salim Chishti till they were blessed with Jahangir. It was a delight to be here.

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