Fatehpur Sikri, the red sandstone capital of the Mughal empire, was built in the 16th century by the Mughal emperor Akbar on a rocky outcrop near the city of Agra in India. It was the capital only between 1571-1584. Being a ceremonial capital, it does not have fortifications. It has been classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
01 Buland gate 02 Gate 03 Gate 04 Inner court 05 Building
06 Darga Salim Chishti tomb 07 Darga Salim Chishti tomb 08 Tower top 09 Balcony 10 Room with columns
11 Jodh Bai palace 12 Jodh Bai palace detail 13 Colonnade 14 Inner court
15 Colonnade 16 Colonnade 17 Pavilion 18 Diwan i Khas
19 Inner court 20 Window 21 Window 22 Akbar platform 23 Akbar platform detail 24 Column detail
25 Column detail
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