Fatehpur Sekri in Agra
If you want to see the best of mughal architecture then visit to fatehpur sekri is a must. This town 39 km from Agra was founded by Akbar after his win(fateh) in the battle and was called fatehabad then. Akbar himself supervised and took a great interest in the building this town. All the buildings here are made in red stone consist of series of royal palaces, harem, courts, a mosque, private quarters and other utility buildings.But unfortunately Akbar spent only a short time in this town. The notable buildings here are Buland Darwaza , Jama Masjid,Diwan-i-aam, Diwan-i-khass etc. The stories of Akbar-Birbal and his navratnas originated from here.
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