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Khwabgah

Fatehpur Sikri, India
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Chamber of Dreams

This was the emperors private sleeping chamber and is a really lovely part of the complex... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
cazbatt
,
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Private & Sleeping Arena of Emperor!

Khwab is Hindi word and it means Dream. So you can mean it! Khwabgah is Private & Sleeping Arena... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2017
Shushom
,
Rajshahi City, Bangladesh
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the emperors private sleeping chamber and is a really lovely part of the complex overlooking the pools outside. The emperor's bed was huge and apparently has an ingenious ventilation shaft built inside to keep him cool - fabulous to say the place is...More

Thank cazbatt
Reviewed April 21, 2017

Khwab is Hindi word and it means Dream. So you can mean it! Khwabgah is Private & Sleeping Arena of Emperor Akbar. While visiting you can illustrate the bigness of it along with the activity. There is pool where Singers and Musicians were playing the...More

Thank Shushom
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

This is the palace where Akbar actually lived. It's a two storeyed structure which has Akbar's bed room, library etc. Two notable things here are the height of the entry to the palace which is quite low. Akbar was only 5'2" tall and hence the...More

Thank Rajani B
Reviewed March 4, 2017

Khwabgah (Dream Palace) went up as Emperor Akbar's private apartments in Fatehpur Sikri during its brief tenure as capital of the Mughal empire during the late 16th century. The simple 2-story red-sandstone structure stands on myriad pillars and features a pavilion on the top level....More

Thank Rumples
Reviewed February 28, 2017

Translated as "dream palace", this buidling was used as private one for the Emperor. This buidling used to have natural air cooler structure which will be cold in summer and hot in winter in the times of no electricity. Perfect example of great engineering minds...More

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Reviewed February 11, 2017

OK, but we would have skipped Fatehpur Sikri to have more time in other places. They make this place out to be so special but we were disappointed.

Thank AandM5864
Reviewed January 24, 2017

This place was a 2 storeyed structure located near panch mahal! A nice place to click pictures, go around the pillars and have fun!

Thank Mansi N
Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

This building is used by king Akbar as its residence. A pond is in front of this building, which is called Anup Talao. Tansen was supposed to sing in the center platform of this pond.

Thank niya27
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Amazing architecture. This is bedroom which will be cold in summer and hot in winter. These are the actual engineering.

Thank AlokkChoudhary
Reviewed December 26, 2016

Hard not to be impressed with this building. The Indian builders of old certainly knew how to construct something that looks flimsy but is amazingly robust.

Thank TomandHope
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