Fatehpur Sikri is a magnificent fortified ancient city in Uttar Pradesh that ranks among the most visited spots in India. Situated at an easy distance (37km) from the city of Agra in the state of Uttar Pradesh, Fatehpur Sikri is an important specimen of the Mughal dynasty. By going for tours to this historical site, you can get a feel of the rich historical culture of medieval Mughal India.
Fatehpur Sikri was made the political capital of Mughal Empire by Emperor Akbar. The capital was later shifted to the city of Agra. Fatehpur Sikri is considered as one of the architectural legacies of Emperor Akbar. It consists of beautiful palaces, halls, and mosques. Some of the major monuments in Fatehpur Sikri are Buland Darwaza, Diwan-i-khas hall, Panch Mahal, Tomb of Salim Chisti among many others.
The place is well accessible and it is well connected with the other parts of the country. The nearest airport is located in Agra and by roadways it is connected to Delhi, Jaipur and other places too. The ideal time for undertaking tours to Fatehpur Sikri is between the months of November and February as weather during this time of year is pleasant with sunny skies and little rainfall.