Fatehpur Sikri evokes reminiscence of history among the minds of the locals. A once proud capital of the Mughal Empire during the 16th century, it is now a deserted and well-maintained ghost city. The richest period of Indian history can be credited to the Mughal era led by Emperor Akbar for his contributions. Being one of the most fascinating parts of Agra, it stands for all the great architectural marvels that the Mughal Empire’s time could conjure.
The Fatehpur Sikri was built from the twin villages of Sikri and Fatehpur as an honor to Sheik Salim Chisti, a popular Sufi saint. It is because the saint precisely predicted the birth of Akbar’s long-awaited son. Located 25 miles from Agra, Uttar Pradesh, the marvelous [Read more…]